Goal by Bear Damen
"Roused by ambition, two men face the price of their prize. They race side by side and yet are mentally miles away. The game is not over, it’s a tie…"
"The tie so sorrowful that you wear and that adorns you oh civilized one take it off if you wish to breathe" - Guillaume Apollinaire
Director: Bear Damen
Choreography: Mathilde Gilhet in collaboration with the performers
Featuring: Simon Bus and Roy Overdijk
Producer: Luc de Kock
Edit / Sound / Music / Color Grade: Bear Damen
The Redness of Red by Emily DownePlus
"What does it mean to be conscious in a world that is becoming increasingly artificially intelligent? Can machines really see? Based on an interview with a professor in artificial intelligence, this short documentary uses analog techniques to explore the human tendency to anthropomorphise simple drawings, and how we might do the same to machines."
the untold & unseen by Lam Ho Tak
"We work only for eating. We eat only for working. Just like a soulless machine.
Ultimately, are we actually fighting for a better life or fighting for survival in this world?"
AND THEN by Cindy Yang
Have Heart by Will Anderson
"A looping animated GIF has an existential crisis."
BARTLEBY by Laura Naylor & Kristen Kee
"An unassuming Wall Street lawyer finds himself beset by a new employee, Bartleby, who refuses to work--in an ongoing act of passive refusal, he simply 'prefers not to.' A quiet, dogged battle of the wills ensues in this stop-motion reimagining of a Melville classic."
Hum by Tom Teller
"A solitary dish washing robot living out his life in the back room of a restaurant is enlightened to the world that exists beyond his four walls, with the help of a small friend he breaks free of confinement to pursue his dream of exploration."
Ah! Sunflower by Chen Winner
Sound design: Ariel Armoni