saturday 23 june, 4.00pm
'Rippled' | Darcy Prendergast
A strong year for Australian animation. There
is masterful CG, beautifully crafted puppet animation, and skilfully
drawn work. All together it’s the most comprehensive look
at a year of animatin’ in this wide, brown/green/wet land.
> BEST OF THE BEXT #4: AUSTRALIAN, Sunday
17 June, 6.30pm
> PANORAMA #4: AUSTRALIAN,
Friday 22 June, 6.30pm
Director: Jane Shadbolt
Producer: Karinn Cheung
Australia, 11'30, 2011
The stranger has but one humble little municipality
left to chart before he can go home. There must be a reason this
lost city has never been mapped before.
Director/Producer: Darcy Prendergast
Australia, 3'57, 2011
An exciting, utterly absorbing ballet of light
and movement emerging from the swamp, running a hundred late-night,
back-alley gauntlets and then back to the swamp again.
Director/Producer: Jilli Rose
Australia, 8'50, 2012
A graceful and uber-colourful swim amongst the
creatures of a deep-blue netherworld.
Director: Jamie Clennett
Producer: Jonathon auf der Heide
Australia, 3'30, 2011
Life hanging on a hook
is as much about perspective as fate – not that fate pays any
Director/Producer: Lucy Fahey
Australia, 2'49, 2011
A beautifully simple film – ‘moving-life’ fruit,
a sailing ship and a Hills Hoist.
Director/Producer: Anna Spencer
Australia, 4'30, 2011
Master of life and death.
A mistake made in the flush of naïve youth. A gun pointlessly
aimed at a noble creature of the night.
Director/Producer: Alyssa Rothwell
Australia, 2'27, 2012
An intricately synchronised,
exquisitely elegant chorus of lines – the purest form of animation
Director/Producer: Robert Stephenson
Australia, 5'00, 2011
Paris Lakes –
the latest suburb with all the conveniences for modern living. An
oasis in the endless sprawl. Put your roots down, stay forever.
Director: Meredith Uborka
Producer: Kate Cawley
Australia, 6'30, 2011
Christmas has rolled around and the pressure is
on. Can't do the lousy supermarket coleslaw, better not bring cruddy
presents, and got to find a girlfriend fast!
Director/Producer: Greg Holfeld
Australia, 3'00, 2011
Size is important in sumo but you have to have
the right moves too. A fondness for the classics helps as well.
Director: Xiaoxue “Snow” Zheng
Australia, 3'22, 2011
Life's souvenir bag fills up as disappointments
accumulate but there is a definite light shining out from the depths.
Of Bröxstônia - Tomatoes
Director: Suren Perera
Producer: Stu Connolly, Jane Schneider
Australia, 3'00, 2011
Yeah – The Dukes! And this time the drummer
is totally strung out on tomato sauce.
Directors: Alister Lockhart, Patrick Sarell
Producers: Katrina Mathers, Merrin Jensen, Patrick Sarell, Daryl Munton
Australia, 10'18, 2010
A long road, two cars, two guys, a generation
divide and a single pack of cigarettes.
Director/Producer: Lissa Pascale
Australia, 7'30, 2011
Just stunning! The filmmaker’s father went
missing in action during the war. She always thought he was just across
the sea, or over the mountain, just out of sight … and that
is where she went to find him – to the end of the earth.