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Creepy Animation Night: Old School Creepy Animation Night: Old School

različni avtorji / various / 69 min

Welcome to the dark side of animation! This is an invitation into the reign of a special genre of animation, to sink in the darkest corner of your imagination, struggle to survive to all those strange creatures and weird stories, while enjoying every second of it. In collaboration with Animest International Animation Film Festival, the only festival in Romania dedicated to animated film.

Flying Lotus: Ready Err Not
David Firth (Flying Lotus)
USA, UK, 2014, 3'

Eyeballs sprout spider legs, babies eat intestines and there are scenes of decapitated heads floating in a bloody bathtub.

Martyris
Luis Felipe Hernández (Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografía)
Mexico, 2010, 8'

In a dismal and decadent world, a little Saint cares for various beings with suicidal tendencies. A strange visit warns the Saint not to interfere with the supreme order of things, whereby the natural law of martyrs takes precedence over kindness and affection.

Elephant Girl
David Lobser (independent)
UK, 2007, 4'

Elephant girl is carried away enchanted, together with other remarkable incidents.

MRDRCHAIN
Ondrej Svadlena (Ondrej Svadlena/Autour de Minuit)
Czechia, France, 2010, 10'

The trials and tribulations of Sliceman in the dark and frightening land of the murderchain.

Backwater Gospel
Bo Mathorne (The Animation Workshop)
Denmark, 2011, 10'

As long as anyone can remember, the coming of The Undertaker has meant the coming of death. Until one day the grim promise fails and tension builds as the God fearing townsfolk of Backwater wait for someone to die.

Maelström
Pierrick Greibill (ENSAD Paris)
France, 2016, 10'

Have you ever dreamed of losing your teeth? In popular beliefs this is a bad omen, but in reality it is likely that it is our unconscious which, through our dreams, communicates with our consciousness about the state of our body. For some, dreaming of losing their teeth is often linked to moral or physical impotence or even to the announcement of an illness which has not yet been diagnosed.

Odin’s Afterbirth
Joseph Bennett (independent)
USA, 2015, 14' 

A grotesque fantasy that sees its protagonist ‘Viking Erik’ embark on a relentless quest for vengeance, this 14-minute animated short follows its hero as he battles his way through an army of freaks and monsters and defies the gods that rule his world.

Coyote
Lorenz Wunderle (YK Animation Studio)
Switzerland, 2018, 9’55"

A coyote loses his family to a vicious attack by wolves. Tormented by fear, anger and grief, he sees a chance to avenge his family...

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