Tram | Michaela Pavlatova | France
Crazy, scary, confounding, hella-puzzling.
Buckle up Spankey, it’s deja-bizarre time again! Animals
seem to be disproportionately featured this year but there’s
also premature death experiences, a nuanced dissertation on
finger eating, clowns going bad, unique and new ways to look
at raw meat and even some pretty special ads for stuff you
really don’t want.
> Animation Xcess: Sat 22 June 8.45pm
> FEATURE 'The Pain And The Pity',
Phil Mulloy: Fri 21 June 7.30pm
Director: William Murtagh
Producer: Griffith Film School
AUSTRALIA, 2'00, 2012
A love that dare
not speak its name, even in this age of instant internet stardom.
I Love You
Director: Faiyaz Jafri
Producers: Faiyaz Jafri, Plastic Peach
USA, 2'25, 2012
Sure, it might start
out slow and sweet but – trust us – it don’t
take long for the bile to rise … and rise … and
Director: Cheng Chen
Producer: Crystal CG
CHINA, 3'41, 2011
When good fast-food
mascots go bad! A bunch of things you probably never thought
about to do with a KFC Family Bucket. And who woulda thought
the Colonel and the Clown would get on so well?
One Remains Virgin - Under the Lion Crotch
Director/Producer: Wong Ping
HONG KONG, 4’42, 2012
fighting the stench of development means facing down the lion’s
giant penis of wealth that stalks the land. Some images may
offend ... developers!
Director: James Cunningham
Producers: James Cunningham, Oliver Hilbert, Leon Woud
NEW ZEALAND, 4'16, 2011
This is one
way to deal with zombie action in the back yard.
Director: Tami Takezawa
Producer: Minneapolis College of Art and Design
USA, 2'27, 2012
Probably best to try
and not ride this particular line. Every one of the passengers
has had their tickets well and truly punched.
Late Night Bizarre
CANADA, 1'23, 2007
and you WILL vomit up a wedding.
Directors: Andrew McCully, Jayson Simpson, Jacob Tuck, Arun
Producer: Media Design School, Auckland
NEW ZEALAND, 1'11, 2012
love like a stick, a blindfold and a stiff full of lollies.
Directors/Producers: Cameron Gough, Dirty Puppet
AUSTRALIA, 0'36, 2012
… or not! Hey, Christmas is crap anyway,
now, back to our regular program folks!
Director/Producer: John Dilworth
USA, 4'45, 2011
We always knew this
moment was coming – Mr Dilly finally loses it. Spleen-busting
excitement as two rancid, sock-puppet aliens learn the finer
points of boxing.
We Have Eaten
Director: Masha Ermak
Producer: Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts
SWITZERLAND, 3'11, 2012
Carnal and faecal delights – and
their egg-popping consequences – in the bunny version
of the Garden Of Eden.
Front Of The Mirror
Director: Lydia Guenther
Producer: Hochschule fur Film und Fernsehen “Konrad Wolf”
GERMANY, 2'25, 2013
Two heads are almost
always better than one. The spare head can do all the talking,
handle distractions – even take the bullet.
Director: Ho Geun Yoon
Producer: Min Kyw Choi
SOUTH KOREA, 7'53, 2011
It just doesn’t
get much more scatological than this – a bad day in the
‘exit tunnel’ for boy and brown beast alike.
& Paperface: Inside Jokes
Directors: Chris Faga, Shake Dogs
Producers: Chris Faga, Michael Tudor
USA, 2'20, 2013
Here’s a good
one. See, a wolf goes into a comedy club one night and takes
a seat. Next thing you know …
Director: Michaela Pavlatova
Producers: Ron Dyens, Pavel Strnad
FRANCE, 7'20, 2012
A voluptuously sultry tram ride resplendent
in all its wondrously esoteric wobbliness.
no dialogue / S = subtitles