Reinhold Bidner (gold extra)
Austria, 2023, 2'17"
Once upon a time (not so long ago), we humans believed that we would create a free and democratic place of endless knowledge through the internet. Just a few downloads, swipes and dislikes later, we now know that we have failed massively. 4Real!
Glazbene čarapice / Musical Socks
Ana Horvat (Kreativni sindikat)
Croatia, 2023, 10'34"
An extremely untalented bunny Darko takes singing lessons from Zvonko the cricket. Their lessons are a total failure. Both the teacher and the pupil are devastated. Željko the hedgehog brings a new perspective to the problem, turning Darko's flaws into advantages.
Giù cun Giuali / Giù and Giuali
Michela Anedda (ISRE Sardegna)
Italy, 2023, 2'42"
One day Giù fell and got all dirty. His cousin Giuali showed him how to not despair, teaching him that even the dog with the most fleas has something good to say.
Siostra / Sister
Kasia K. Pierog (Yellow Tapir Films)
Poland, 2022, 12'
Two Sisters travel across the Realm of Clouds, looking for the Big Tree. Their way will be full of setbacks, self-sacrifices, sadness, and yet filled with joy. Across their eventful journey, while getting closer to their destination, they will become closer to themselves as well.
Zvládání vzteku / Bully
Ondřej Brýna (independent)
Czechia, 2022, 2’06”
The film follows the life situation experienced by many households. Bad experiences from childhood, mental imbalance, or social pressure, all of this leads the main character of the film to build up internal aggression, which he takes out on his surroundings and, unfortunately, on his family as well…
Helena Schultheis Edgeler, Richard Edgeler (Elestra UO)
UK, Croatia, 2023, 11'
Animated experimental video that questions the aspects of human consciousness and creativity in the context of fast-paced development of AI and digital identities. It explores a possible direction and their coexistence through the appearance of ever more intelligent independent realities and virtual media.
Danger, ce film est bruyant et saturé. / Danger, This Movie Is Loud and Saturated.
Gabriel Eszo Richard (Gabriel Eszo Richard/University of Applied Arts Vienna)
France, Austria, 2023, 7'04"
A fast take on the societal dance of our generation.
Kołyska / Water Lullaby
Piotr Kaźmierczak (independent)
Poland, 2022, 3’40”
Stop motion, animated with sand, official video clip to the song "Water Lullaby" from "Waterduction", an album by the famous Polish folk music band "Warsaw Village Band".
Paola Luciani (independent)
Italy, 2023, 6'30"
Angelo and Maria had met just before he left for Canada. They saw each other and at that time it was enough to be considered engaged.
Roz Vounό / Pink Mountain
Thomas Künstler (Studio Bauhaus)
Greece, 2022, 8'20"
Ottoman city-state of Ioannina, Southern Balkans. The magical story of what a young florist is willing to do in order to win the heart of Lady Vassiliki, the favourite of the despotic Ali Pasha.
Vlad Ilicevici, Radu C. Pop (Worksheep Studio)
Romania, 2022, 9'12"
Kipu is a luxury chauffeur in a dark city, where the streets are full of cars and black cats. After he accidentally runs over the entire family of a little cat called Suruaika, Kipu adopts her. And as his love for Suruaika grows, so does her body.