25 JUNE, 8.00PM CINEMA
SINGLE TICKET > BUY
MINI PASS > BUY
3 Days, 30 Metro tickets, 24 studios, a LOTTA coffee,
a pile of films = FOUR big programs (including the Sacrebleu
Showcase). Festival Director Malcolm Turner, armed only with
a tourist map and a fistful of metro tickets, hit the streets in
a mad dash to visit as many Parisian production and distribution
studios as possible in just 3 days.
PARIS NEW 1 & NEW 2
explores the best recent releases these studios generously shared
with us, in a shout-it-out-loud statement on Paris’ claim
to be the animating capital of the world!
PARIS HISTORICAL digs
a little deeper to reveal a diverse line-up of films that, each
in their own way, either established or put the producing studio
on the animation map.
SL: Spoken Language / NL: No language / Sub: Subtitles
> 3 Days In Paris - NEW #2: Sat 28 June,
> 3 Days In Paris - HISTORICAL: Sun 29
> Sacrebleu Showcase + “3 Days In
Paris” Launch: Sun 22 June, 7.30pm
> Animation 102 - Meet the Filmmaker Nadia
Macault (France): Tue 24 June, 5.15pm
> BLEND Symposium #1: In Defence Of
Rotoscoping - Nadia Micault (France) & Dennis Tupicoff (Aus)
Mon 23 June, 6.45pm
> Opening Night Sneak Peek Screening
Quoi Ca Sert L'Amour - Edith Piaf
France, 1'57, 2013 (Sung in French)
It doesn’t get much more Parisian
than an elegantly rendered music video of a classic Edith Piaf song.
France, 10'14, 2012 (NL)
Decoys come in all shapes and sizes.
And some of them interpret their job descriptions in remarkably
France, 10'17, 2010 (NL)
A lone violinist playing from the rooftops
of an empty city brings an unusual army to life and begins an equally
France, 5'24, 2013 (NL)
If you ever thought giraffes couldn’t
do fancy tricks take a good look at this troupe of graceful, long
legged beauties. You won’t believe your eyes – and neither
will your kids!
Ugo Bienvenu, Kevin Manach
France, 5'04, 2013 (NL)
Ah, the (not so) silent scream. All
is far from OK in this slowly building familial pressure cooker.
Tick, tick, tick...
Max Meleo, Aurelien Predal
France, 6'50, 2013 (NL)
A wild and crazed high speed romp following
a couple of bats that sustain the kind of physical damage that only
animated characters can limp away from.
France, 5'16, 2012 (NL)
The most dangerous reflections are the
ones that look like us but act like they’ve been hard wired
into darker corners of our imagination.
France, 0'49, 2013 (NL)
An uber stylish ad for Lowdi wireless
speakers, from one of the hippest young animation studios in the city.
France, 0'32, 2012 (NL)
A veritable animation avalanche, a tumble
dryer of imagery, 30-mindblowing-seconds.
France, 8'21, 2012 (NL)
One season slowly morphs into the next
as the world continues to turn, but the transitions leave behind their
own subtle mementoes.
France, 5'35, 2012 (NL)
Sometimes every option is a bad one, each
coming with its own invoice of prices to be paid down the line.
Les films de l'Arlequin
France, 8'00, 2013 (NL)
An exquisitely textural film that floats
its audience through the contoured estuaries of emotions that unite
and divide a couple existing in uneasy coalescence.