Ionic Order – 13 min
Dir. Ryan Silveira
The ideology embedded in American tradition and iconography collides on the cathedral stage. Melding together excess, black matter, Neoclassical architecture, and blood.
Time Peace – 9 min
Dir. Carlo Gennarelli
Time Peace is an experimental film investigating the application of extreme temporal distortion to a recognizable visceral event. Using stock footage of the Twin Towers, taken on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, this stationary video recording has been slowed down to 6 percent of its normal speed. The original 30 second clip is now extended to over 9 minutes in length.
Sunday Serenade – 8 min
Dir. Sophia Robbins
Lonely people no longer alone.
Gizmo Kaleidoscope – 3 min
Dir. Susan Shaw
Optical and mechanical -- rotating, tumbling, reassembling, rearranging, arrested and in flux, loose and continuous -- a view of Coney Island and its denizens in patterns of shape, color and sound. Multilayered and transparent, a lopsided ode to the place a local calls 'like spending three minutes inside an ***ing pinball machine.'
Together: Dancing with Spinner Dolphins – 4 min
Dir. Chisa Hadaka
In the deep blue of the Pacific Ocean a Spinner Dolphin and human dancer discover a common language to express their mutual affection and shared excitement. Eye to eye, two of the planet's most creative creatures dance...Together.
Your Image Here – 6 min
Dir. Adam Staffa
When has the world of social networking gone too far? What does it mean to be connected? Ian is about to find out from an old friend.
Cici Artist – 5 min
Dir. Cici Artist
CICI ARTIST is a short animated art murder mystery with a twist. A masked woman is mysteriously found floating in the ocean. A detective is called to the scene to discover her identity. What better way to uncover her mysterious truth than to follow the trail of her art.
Dr. Electronic – 11 min
Dir. Tony Aramburu
In 1980s New York City, where hip hop rules the streets, B-boy icon Dr. Electronic must use the awesome powers of breakdance to battle intergalactic enemies vying for his #1 spot.
The Walled City – 2 min
Dir. Roger Hom
In 1842, when Hong Kong became a British colony, The Kowloon Walled City, a military fort, was abandoned by the Chinese, but never officially handed over to the British, creating a political black hole. It was a haven to Triads and other illegal activities, since the colonial government technically could not administer what was still a Chinese territory. It was also a refuge for a hard working people that called it simply, home.
The Lift – 5 min
Dir. Robert Kohr
Everyone has been guilty of small misdeeds at one point or another. The Lift explores the consequences of one all too common act of not holding the elevator door open for someone eager to get on or worse, pushing the close button. An elevator interaction goes wrong, prompting a young woman to learn about being insensitive and to never make the same mistake again.
The Face Shop – 6 min
Dir. Noella Borie
Neil is an 11 years old boy who lost his face. His monster friend, Manny, brings him to a face shop in order to get him a new face. Even though Neil tries a lots of strange facial attributes, nothing seems to fit him. Will Neil find his real face with the help of his monsters friends? All shall be revealed in this creepy-cute cartoon.
Slap Back Jack ( High Five Master ) – 11 min
Dir. Mark Hewell
Having some trouble with high-fives and hand slaps? There's someone who can help, he's Slap Back Jack.
Passive Aggressive Alien Attack – 3 min
Dir. Colin Nissan
This short animated film brings to light the often-overlooked psychological damage inflicted on the victims an alien attack.
Taste – 1 min
Dir. Yvonne Grzenkowicz
A tasteful dinner becomes something difficult to digest.
The Cow Who Wanted To Be a Hamburger – 6 min
Dir. Bill Plympton
A tragic story of a bovine seduced by advertising led down the path of butchers and carnivores.
Rinky Dink – 5 min
Dir. John Dilworth
A postmodern interpretation of the 'Prince Charming' myth.
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New York, NY 10003
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