Fruit by Gerhard Funk
"Rise into being, mature, perish – 'Fruit' tells a creation story.
As the animated short film unfolds, it brings forth a play of shapes illustrating the dialog between two mythological forces – the West and the East."
Music by Tobias Schneider
Character design by Paul Muresan & Gerhard Funk
The Fishman by Leto S. Meade
"The journey of a dying fish’s last moments. 'The Fishman' formally embodies the transitory, shapeshifting nature of life and the inevitability of change by plunging its disembodied anthropomorphic protagonist between different mediums and styles."
Sea You by Ben Brand
"Would you feel it? Would you know it? Travel back in time and sea for yourself...
When my girlfriend told me the story of her family spreading her deceased grandmothers ash over the sea (like a lot of people around the world do) i started wondering what actually happens to all that ash ..."
Negative Space by Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata
"Based on a 150-word poem by Ron Koertge, “Negative Space" is a short animated film that depicts a father-and-son relationship through the art of packing a suitcase."
Making of video: vimeo.com/238590794
As long as it takes by Lotte van Gaalen and Wiep Teeuwisse
"A man lost in thought re-experiences the confusion he felt when his mother's deathbed took an unexpected turn."
ZALIGER by Nina Gantz
"A widower is facing the difficulties of being alone"
Prayers for Peace by Dustin Grelly