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THE OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2015 - ANIMATION

26.2. and 5.3. 2015

Thursday 26. 2. 2015 | 20 : 30 | BIO OKO, Františka Křížka 460/15, Prague (map)
Wednesday 4. 3. 2015 | 17 : 30 | KINO JUNIOR, Jiráskova 4898/9, Jablonec nad Nisou (map)
Thursday 5. 3. 2015 | 19 : 30 | GOLDEN APPLE CINEMA, nám. Míru 174, Zlín (map)

The Oscar Shorts are back in the Czech Republic and Slovakia at one screening – all the five finalists of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (A.M.P.A.S.) – Best Short Film including the winner. At iShorts night, you will have an unrepeatable opportunity to see whether the Oscar went to the right one. The screening of films will be held only once and the places are limited. So it is now or maybe in a year… iShorts and ShortsHD present: The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2015 ANIMATION

A SINGLE LIFE (The Netherlands)

Director: Marieke Blaauw, Joris Oprins, Job Roggeveen | Producers: Job, Joris & Marieke |

Year: 2014 | Length: 2 min | Animation |

When playing a mysterious vinyl single, Pia is suddenly able to travel through her life.

FEAST (USA)

Director: Patrick Osborne | Producer: Kristina Reed |

Year: 2014 | Length: 6 min | Animation |

“FEAST”, a new short from first-time director Patrick Osborne (Head of Animation, “PAPERMAN”) and Walt Disney Animation Studios, is the story of one man’s love life as seen through the eyes of his best friend and dog, Winston, and revealed bite by bite through the meals they share.

ME AND MY MOULTON (Canada/Norway)

Director: Torill Kove | Producers: Lise Fearnley, Marcy Page |

Year: 2014 | Length: 14 min | Animation |

One summer in mid-’60s Norway, a seven-year-old girl asks her parents if she and her sisters can have a bicycle. Me and My Moulton provides a glimpse of its young protagonist’s thoughts as she struggles with her sense that her family is a little out of sync with what she perceives as “normal”.

THE BIGGER PICTURE (UK)

Director: Daisy Jacobs | Producer: Christopher Hees |

Year: 2014 | Length: 7 min | Animation |

"You want to put her in a home; you tell her; tell her now!" hisses one brother to the other. But Mother won't go, and their own lives unravel as she clings on. Innovative life-size animated characters tell the stark and darkly humorous tale of caring for an elderly parent.

THE DAM KEEPER (USA)

Director: Robert Kondo, Dice Tsutsumi | Producer: Tonko House |

Year: 2014 | Length: 18 min | Animation |

Set in a desolate future, one small town's survival is solely due to a large windmill dam that acts as a fan to keep out poisonous clouds. Despite bullying from classmates and an indifferent public, the dam's operator, Pig, works tirelessly to keep the sails spinning in order to protect the town. When a new student, Fox, joins Pig's class, everything begins to change.

OTHER SHORT FILMS:

SWEET COCOON (France)

Director: Mateo Bernard, Matthias Bruget, Jonathan Duret, Manon Marco & Quentin Puiraveu |

Year: 2014 | Length: 6 min | Animation |

Two insects help a caterpillar in her metamorphosis.

FOOTPRINTS (USA)

Director: Bill Plympton |

Year: 2014 | Length: 4 min | Animation |

A gullible man goes on a quest to find a mysterious destructive monster, only to arrive at an unexpected revelation.

DUET (USA)

Director: Glen Keane |

Year: 2014 | Length: 4 min | Animation |

Acclaimed animator and storyteller Glen Keane directs “Duet”, a celebration of life through the hand-drawn line. The latest in a series of ATAP Spotlight Stories, “Duet” tells the story of Mia and Tosh and how their individual paths in life weave together to create an inspired duet.

BUS STORY (Canada)

Director: Tali |

Year: 2014 | Length: 11 min | Animation |

Our protagonist dreams of becoming a bus driver in order to cruise down quiet country lanes and connect with nature, her young charges and their parents. But her idyllic view of her new job is sorely tested after she meets her surly boss, named Killer, and discovers that winding roads can prove treacherous in winter, especially with a faulty clutch.

Total lenght of the screening 72 min. In original language with Czech and English subtitles.

 

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