SND Films
By Quentin Baillieux
2018
Animation
15' min.
France
English / French
Produced by Eddy Production

& De Films An Aiguille
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The 24 Hours of Le Mans, 1955. 300.000 spectators are watching from the sidelines. It is 6:00 PM when Pierre Levegh’s car ploughs into the spectator stands, scattering the crowd with his car engine’s hot debris. It is a tragedy that will cost more than 80 lives. And yet, the race goes on. At Mercedes, a friend and co-pilot of Pierre Levegh’s is ready to take the relay. His name is John Fitch.

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SND Films
By Anna Bergmann
& André Hörmann
Website director
2018
Anidoc
15 min.
Germany
Japanese
Produced by Hörmann Filmproduktion
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Akiko Takakura is one of the last survivors of the atomic bomb explosion of Hiroshima. During Obon, she receives the spirits of her parents and is haunted by memories. Her father is an authoritarian and traditional man. Akiko’s childhood consists of constant rejections and beatings. But the horrors of the atomic bomb and Japan’s subsequent capitulation change everything. Finally Akiko experiences fatherly love in the midst of Hiroshima’s ruins.

Selected for:
Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film
Docaviv
Krakow Film Festival (Oscar qualifying Silver Dragon Award, for best animation)
Animafest Zagreb
Huesca International Film Festival
Anima Mundi
Palm Springs Shortfest

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SND Films
By Matte! Nande?
Website director
2018
Animation
14 min.
Belgium
No dialogue
Produced by Walking The Dog

& Serious Film
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Left behind at an isolated boarding school, young Will quickly becomes a target for bullying. Only the friendship from a small bird brings him solace. But as the bullying worsens, Will’s means of escaping the world grow darker..

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SND Films
By Jasper Kuipers
Website director
2018
Animation
15 min.
The Netherlands
No dialogue
Produced by Serious Film

& Walking The Dog
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An empty room with five people sitting at a table that seats six. Their withered bodies adorned with lush fabrics and jewelry, they spend eternity playing with their food. A charged silence fills the air. When the fragile equilibrium in the group is broken by the boy, the results are explosive.

 

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SND Films
By Chenglin Xie
2017
Animation
5'20 min.
China
No dialogue
Produced by Chenglin Xie
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A girl is studying the uneven bars. By presenting the girl’s life growth, from childhood to puberty, success of career and her relationship with her father, the film draws a picture of the girl’s life experience.

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SND Films
By Chenglin Xie
2015
Animation
2'45" min.
China
No dialogue
Produced by Chenglin Xie
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Staring at the Smartphone all the time, people are gradually alienating themselves from normal life and others nearby. This film, Life Smartphone, with its satirical and humorous style, serves to depict the current social situation and give people a chance to be introspective.

2017 Student Academy Award Winner and shorlisted for the 2018 Academy Awards.

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SND Films
By Bill Plympton
2017
animation
3 min.
USA
English
Produced by Plymptoons
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A satirical music video, co-produced by Maureen McElheron and Bill Plympton, showing the effects of global warming on our favorite holiday.

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SND Films
By Torill Kove
2017
Animation
9 min.

In a universe where people are seeking connections with others, a
woman and a small child are tiff-13-logobrought together as mother and daughter. Inside the bubble of the mother’s protection, the child learns about love and trust, and ultimately how to form her own attachments.

Torill Kove was born and raised in Norway and now lives in Canada. Her three previous short films have all been nominated for the Academy Award, and Kove won the award with The Danish Poet. Kove has directed the feature film Hocus Pocus, Alfie Atkins and
written and illustrated several children’s books.

Selected for a.o. TIFF 2017 and BERLINALE 2018.

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SND Films
By Abi Damaris Corbin
2017
Drama / Thriller
21 min.
USA
English
Produced by Drew Diamond, Daniela Ruiz, Elena Bawiec and Jean de Meuron
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The ordinary life of a Boston bred baggage handler is turned upside down when he steals a suitcase that contains terrorist plans. Inspired by true events on 9/II.

Starring Mojean Aria, Joseph Reitman and Charley Rossman.

Awards & Recognitions
*BAFTA Shortlist 2017 BAFTA Student Film Awards – Live Action
*WINNER Best Drama USC School of Cinematic Arts First Look Film Festival 2017
*WINNER Audience Award Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Moebius Showcase 2016

Film Festivals & Screenings
*13th HollyShorts Film Festival 2017 (Competition), USA
*21st LA Shorts International Film Festival 2017, USA
*6th Long Beach International Film Festival 2017, USA
*35th Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival 2017 (Competition), USA
*Palm Springs International ShortFest 2017 – The Moments that Define Us (Competition), USA
*Tribeca Film Festival 2017 – Shorts: Disconnected (Competition), USA – World Premiere
*USC School of Cinematic Arts First Look Film Festival 2017 (Competition), USA
*Screening at Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Moebius Showcase 2016 (Competition), USA

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SND Films
By Niels Bourgonje
Website director
2017
LGBTQ
9'24" min.
NL
Netherlands
Produced by World VisualsFilm
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When the fifteen year old Bram meets Florian at a house party, he immediately falls for him. There’s only one problem: nobody knows Bram is gay.

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SND Films
By Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović
2017
drama
22 min.
Croatia / Slovenia / Sweden
Croatian
Produced by Blade Productions
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After fleeing her violent father, 13-year-old Julija seeks comfort in her kindergarten friend Ana, who still lives on the island. But during a diving expedition, Ana only has eyes for her boyfriend. Feeling that she is increasingly being pushed away, Julija desperately struggles to gain recognition and attention. As her loneliness grows, her buried pain comes to the surface and confrontation becomes inevitable.

BERLINALE 2017 – SPECIAL JURY MENTION

ASPEN SHORTSFEST 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SND Films
By Barney Cokeliss
Website director
2016
drama
6 min.
UK
English
Produced by Paddington Pictures Ltd.
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Every night, Bob is transfixed by the vision of a woman dancing outside his window; every morning, he struggles to make sense of it. The line between a leap (of faith) and a pas de deux grows increasingly fine as the dance beckons.

Selected for TIFF 2016
Selected for Aspen 2017

 

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SND Films
By Jamille van Wijngaarden
Website director
2017
Animation
2'15" min.
The Netherlands
No Dialogue
Produced by Kepler Films
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Whetiff-13-logon a little bird suddenly drops dead in its cage, all eyes are on the cat. Desperately he tries to make everything right again, but actually making everything worse in the  progress.

 

Selected for TIFF 2017!

 

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SND Films
By Bill Plympton
2017
Animation
6 min.
USA
No dialogue
Produced by Plymptoons

& Rackoff & Hancock
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In the sixth film of Bill Plympton’s “Guard Dog” series, our plucky hero has a new job: sniffing for illegal drugs in our airports.

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SND Films
By Tamara Shogaolu
2017
Animation
12 min.
NL/USA/Egypt
English/Arabic
Produced by Tamara Shogaolu
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After a traumatic encounter, a young, gay Egyptian joins the LGBT rights movement. When his safety is jeopardized, he must choose whether to stay in the country he loves or seek asylum elsewhere as a refugee. HALF A LIFE is a timely story of activism and hope, set in the increasingly dangerous, oppressive, and unstable social climate of Egypt today.

Film Festivals & Screenings

*2017 MOMA
*2017 Docfest Sheffield
*2017 International Animation Film Festival Annecy
*2017 Frameline
*2017 Outfest

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SND Films
By Marcel Tigchelaar
2017
animation
2'15 min.
The Netherlands
No dialogue
Produced by Anikey
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Some beverages are refreshing in more ways than one…

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SND Films
By Eric Giessmann
Website director
2017
Animation
6'31 min.
The Netherlands
No dialogue
Produced by Serious Film
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As the world starts moving around him, the young desert dweller decides to follow the footprints of his fellow tribesmen to the origin of natural forces, time.

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SND Films
By Cathinka Tanberg
Website director
2017
animation
11 min.
Norway
Norwegian
Produced by Mikro Film
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A young girl happens to catch the most medium sized fish in the world and receives instant fame. But what happens when the fish gains weight?

Selected for Aspen International Short Film Festival 2017

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SND Films
By Alain Delannoy
2016
Animation
9 min.
Canada
English
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There are things in life you never forget.  One of them, like it or not, is “The Talk”.

In the film, adults share memories of the time when their parents first tried to explain sex to them. Using actual recordings of these recollections and a mix of hand drawn images, photographs, computer generated images as well as stop frame animated toys and props, the memories of several individuals have been caringly recreated in order to best present the awkwardness of one of life’s strangest occurrences.

– BEST ANIMATED SHORT: WARSAW FILM FESTIVAL, WARSAW, POLAND (2016)
– FIRST PRIZE – BEST ANIMATION: FLICKER’S RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, RI, USA (2016)
– BEST ANIMATION/EXPERIMENTAL: WINDY AWARDS, WINNIPEG FILM GROUP, WINNIPEG, CANADA (2017)
– PRIX DEVARTI AWARD: ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL, ANN ARBOR, USA (2017)
– HONARABLE MENTION: ATLANTA FILM FESTIVAL, ATLANTA, USA (2017)
– AUDIENCE FAVORITE AWARDS: DAWSON CITY INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, YUKON, CANADA (2017)

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SND Films
By Job, Joris & Marieke
2016
animation
20 min.
The Netherlands
Dutch
Produced by Job, Joris & Marieke
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A surreal story about three friends who exchange heads by accident and are forced to adapt to each others life. This leads to funny but also enriching situations. Will they be able to keep it secret? And will they ever get their own head back?

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SND Films
By Hanna van Niekerk
2017
9 min.
The Netherlands
Dutch
Produced by Hazazah
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In the short film SOAP, we accompany the Flemish retirees Gerben and Louise during a weekend getaway in Amsterdam. Their stay at Hotel Aphrodite initially seems solely about muddling through tourist masses and joint silent meals. But when Louise discovers the Aphrodite hotel soap, the weekend takes an unexpected and magical twist.

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SND Films
By Neal Mulani
Website director
2018
LGBT
6 min.
USA
English
Produced by USC
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When a college student goes to his first hook-up with a mysterious older man, he must consider if his anxieties point to a darker truth about his host for the night.

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SND Films
By Timo von Gunten
Website director
2016
drama
30 min.
Switzerland
French
Produced by Giacun Caduff
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2017 ACADEMY AWARDS ® NOMINATION LIVE ACTION
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A touching story between a lonely woman and a TGV train driver. Inspired by true events and with
actress Jane Birkin in the leading role.

 

 

2016 Locarno World Premiere.

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SND Films
By Dawid Ullgren
2016
LGBTQ - Drama
Sweden
Swedish
Produced by Catherine Champagne

& Caroline Drab
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In the wake of a breakup, Hans decides to take the plunge and become a sugar daddy after
spotting “toyboy” Andrej on the nightclub dance floor. Money can’t buy love, but it can buy pleasure, and Hans is desperate to regain any kind of control he can.

 

Selected for TIFF 2016!

 

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SND Films
By Mathijs Geijskes
2015
Dark comedy
10 min.
NL
Dutch
Produced by Ralf Verbeek
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Harm and Helena, a middle-aged married couple, are upside down in their car alongside a remote road. To make matters worse Harms leg is stuck and help doesn’t seem to be near.

Can their relationship survive when they need it the most?

–        Grand Prix Canal+ Award, l’Etrange Festival 2016 – Paris, France

–        Best Director, DaKINO International Film Festival 2016 – Bucharest, Romania

–        Platinum Remi Award, WorldFest-Houston 2017, Houston, USA.

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SND Films
By Marijn Scholte Albers
& Tobias Smeets
2016
Comedy
9 min.
The Netherlands
Dutch
Produced by Topkapi Films
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Even though Ruud and Els have been married for a hundred years, it only takes them one minute to look at each other with different eyes again.

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SND Films
By Alexander Rönnberg
2016
Horror
3 min.
Sweden
No dialogue
Produced by Silvio Entertainment
HD

Light some candles and lock yourself in a bathroom. We all know the legend…but do we dare say her name three times? (Cast: Hedda Stiernstedt.)

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SND Films
By Alexander Rönnberg
2016
Horror
4 min.
Sweden
No dialogue
Produced by Silvio Entertainment
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First to Like – First to Die. (Cast: Hedda Stiernstedt). A girl comes home after a night out and is the first to press Like at a friend’s picture. Maybe she shouldn’t have done that… A short horror written by Sara Bergmark Elfgren, author of the best-seller YA novel ‘the Circle’.

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SND Films
By Niels van Bourgonje
Website director
2015
LGBTQ - drama
12 min.
The Netherlands
Dutch
Produced by Goldman Film
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A young man agrees to support his ex lover during an HIV test. Not having seen each other for a while, they are forced to sit together in the waiting room of an STI clinic. What starts out as an awkward conversation, soon becomes something more tender. Is there still a chance for reconciliation?

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