SND Films
By Hanne Berkaak
2021
Animation
14 min.
Norway
Norwegian
Produced by Mikro Film
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A World War II story focusing on hair, not heroes. Five siblings and their hair parlour offer women of the small Norwegian town Narvik a sense of normality in the midst of madness and despair. We follow 17-year-old Anna as her life is put on hold – just when it is about to start. Based on true events.

International Premiere: Spark Animation International Festival, Montreal 2021

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SND Films
By Erik Verkerk
& Joost van den Bosch
2021
Animation
2'15" min.
The Netherlands
No dialogue

A burglar breaks into a museum and breaks more than he wants.

World Premiere 2021 Cinekid, Amsterdam

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SND Films
By Sanna de Vries
2021
Animation
4 min.
The Netherlands
No dialogue
Produced by Studio Pupil
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In a little house filled with mirrors, Fiep focuses on her physical imperfections so intensely that her distorted self-image grows out of proportion – literally…

 

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SND Films
By Camiel Schouwenaar
Website director
2017
Animation
25 min.
Dutch
Produced by Armadillo Film
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Eryk, alias Polska Warrior, is the undisputed hero in the online game Goldhunter, but in real life he is invisible. His game buddy Laura shows him to use his game-skills in real life, in order to confront his dominant father.

Polska Warrior is an animated adventure film about fear, love and computer games.

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SND Films
By Eugene Arts
& Emily Reekers
Website director
2021
Drama
13 min.
The Netherlands
No dialogue
Produced by Kepler Film
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In an attempt to cheer up her depressed father, Hanna comes up with a spontaneous action that results in a symphonic concert through the neighborhood.

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SND Films
By Vasili
2021
Documentary
12 min.
Myanmar
Burmese
Produced by Zindoc
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A courageous autobiographical short documentary, made by an anonymous filmmaker, about living in fear under the military junta in Myanmar, and about making films, which has become virtually impossible since the country’s military coup on February 1st, 2021.

 

WORLD PREMIERE VENICE FILM FESTIVAL 2021

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SND Films
By Raf Wathion
& Patrick Vandebroeck
2021
Animation
11 min.
Belgium / The Netherlands
No dialogue
Produced by Wenneker.be

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A young muskox migrates with a small herd through the cold barren tundra. For the hungry young ox the rules of conduct are difficult to fathom. His mother does her best to take care of him. During their journey the herd gets attacked by a pack of wolves, who are after Little Ox.

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SND Films
By Marcel Barelli
Website director
2013
Animated documentary
8 min.
Switzerland
Italian
Produced by Nadasdy Film
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My grandfather is telling me a story that he invented, and asks me to make a film out of it. Because of pol- lution, pesticides, and other toxic substances, a bee decides to leave her hive, looking for a more comfortable place for her to live in.

World Premiere 2013 Locarno Film Festival

For AWARDS see director’s link above.

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SND Films
By Marcel Barelli
Website director
2021
LGBTQI - animation
5 min.
Switzerland
Available in French/Spanish/Italian/German/English V.O.
Produced by Nadasdy Film
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In nature, a couple is a male and a female. Well, not always! A couple is also a female and a female. Or a male and a male. You may not know it, but LGBTQI+  isn’t just a human story. This is a celebration of diversity in the animal kingdom.

World Premiere – 2021 International Animation Film Festival Annecy
2021 Guanajuato

2021 Ottawa International Animation Festival
2021 Animatou – Geneva
2021 Cinekid – Amsterdam
2021 Dok-Leipzig

 

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SND Films
By Lukas Kacinauskas
2021
LGTBQI - drama
21 min.
Lithuania
Lithuanian
Produced by LMTA
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Max goes on a date with another guy Tadas whom he met online. Max feels uncomfortable and timid so Tadas decides to act on his own initiative. He tries to get to know Max as they embark on a night ride around the city but Max is evasive to talk about himself. Max feels torn between his emotions and Tadas’ pressure. Eventually he breaks down and reveals his true identity.

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SND Films
By Chenglin Xie
2021
Animation
7 min.
USA / China
No dialogue
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In a place, people only eat what they like, as a consequence, they will change into what they eat. A newcomer brings a new eating habit and a good result starts to show. But, after the desire for the old habit makes people manic, they set their anger on the one who brings the new idea.

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SND Films
By Johannes Schiehsl
2017
Animation
3 min.
Austria
No dialogue

„A young amateur astronomer wants to enjoy the beautiful night sky but he crosses a hunter which has other plans …“

AWARDS
Austrian Film Festival 2017 «Best International Animation»
Festival of Nations 2017 «Honorary Mention»

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS
Austrian Film Festival 2017, Austria
Festival of Nations 2017, Austria
Cinanima 2017, Portugal
Fest Anca 2017, Slowakia
Anima Mundi 2017, Brazil
Shorts at Moonlight 2017, Germany
Krok Festival 2017, Russia
Shortynale 2017, Austria
European Animated Film Festival Balkanima 2017, Serbia
Etiuda & Anima International Film Festival 2017, Poland
Animateka 2017, Slovenia

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SND Films
By Benjamin Swiczinsky
2019
Animation
4 min.
Austria
English

Finally the Cowboys have lost against the indians. So US-citizens with migration background are coming home…

A short film packed with stereotypes illustrating the absurd discussion about sending all people back to their home countries, meaning the countries of their ancestors.

AWARDS
Best Animation, Austrian Film Festival, Austria 2020

“Best of the World”-programme, Hiroshima Animation Festival, Japan 2020
Honourable Mention, Festival of Nations, Austria 2020

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS
Academy Awards (Oscars) – Best Animated Short – Longlist, USA 2021
Two Day Animation Festival, Austria 2019
Hiroshima Animation Festival, Japan 2020
Cortoons Festival, Spain 2020
Ars Electronica Festival, Austria 2020
Dumbo Film Festival New York, USA 2020
Krakow Film Festival , Poland 2020
Internationales Trickfilmfestival Stuttgart, Germany 2020 (Covid-19 Edition)
Anifilm, Czech Republic, 2020
Animateka, Slovenia 2020
Bogoshorts, Colombia 2020
Festival of Nations, Austria 2020
Austrian Film Festival, Austria 2020
Pixel Vienna Filmfestival, Austria 2020
Cine Court Anime, France 2021
Internationales Trickfilmfestival Stuttgart, Germany 2021
European Film Festival Lille – Longlist, France 2021
Bamberger Kurfilmtage, Germany 2021

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SND Films
By Loïc Hobi
2019
LGTBQI - drama
21 min.
Switzerland / France
French
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Theo’s life, a young docker languishing in his native port, flows at the monotonous rhythm of cargo ships passing by. Through his encounter with Giuseppe, a disillusioned sailor ashore for a while, Theo will gather the courage to face the waves to escape his dull existence by trying to get into Giuseppe’s gruff crew.

Jury Award – Festival Courts d’un soir, Montréal
Young Jury Award – Mecal Pro 2020, 22nd Barcelona International Short/Animation Film Festival
3rd Prize film school award – Schweizer Jugendfilmtage
3rd Prize – Schweizer Jungfilmfestival Luzern : Upcoming Filmmakers – Switzerland

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SND Films
By Joost Lieuwma
Website director
2015
Animation
6 min.
The Netherlands
No dialogue
Produced by Il Luster
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A woman leaves home for a short holiday, when she has a panic attack imagining all things that can go wrong in her home in her absence. Her biggest fears do not come true, but still, didn’t she forget to ….?

 

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SND Films
By Patty Stenger
2020
Animation
9 min.
Dutch
Produced by Family Affair Films
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When nobody wants to see you, your vision changes. Only when you fall, you seem to be a part of everybody, just for a little while.

WINNER GOLDEN CALF – Utrecht NFF 2020

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SND Films
By Vera van Wolferen
Website director
2020
2'15" min.
The Netherlands
No dialogue
Produced by Family Affair Films
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Jeep is looking for the ultimate vacation spot; an idyllic island full of wilderness and beautiful tropical birds. Once arrived Jeep finds oud that he is not the only adventurer. What started as an idyllic trip escalates quickly into a true tourist trap where no escape is possible.

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SND Films
By Erik Verkerk
& Joost van den Bosch
2020
Animation
2'15" min.
The Netherlands
No dialogue

In this hilarious 2D & 3D animated short, a clean-up neat-freak octopus uses all of his tentacles trying to reach what he’s aiming for.

Cinekid 2020 – National Audience Award (Age 4-6)
Kuki Film Festival Berlin –  Best Short Film for children aged 4 and 6+
Babylon Film Festival (Iraq) – Best International Film
New York International Children’s Festival – Audience Award (age 3+)
NewFilmmakers Los Angeles
Clermont-Ferrand Int. Short Film Festival 2021
Mecal Pro Barcelona
Kaboom Animation Festival
Très Court International Film Festival
and many more!!

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SND Films
By Yngwie Boley & Janis Joy Epping
& Diana van Houten
2020
Animation
9'30 min.
The Netherlands / Belgium
No dialogue
Produced by Il Luster
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A dangerous intruder gives Pilar the chance to discover the wild animal within and the means to escape the post-apocalyptic village she lives in.

TIFF 2020

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SND Films
By Michał Poniedzielski
& Dominik Litwiniak
2020
Animation
10 min.
Poland
Polish
Produced by Running Rabbit Films
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While going through his daily routine, Mr. Practical is suddenly reminded that being around a living creature could increase the joy of every day life.

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SND Films
By Diederick Geers / Jelle Janssen
& Jasper Loos
2020
Animation
2'15" min.
The Netherlands
no dialogue
Produced by Valk Producties
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A sheriff’s shootout turns into an adventure through the wondrous world of film.

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SND Films
By Eric Giessmann
Website director
2015
Animation
4 min.
The Netherlands
No dialogue
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A man with a typewriter-head tries to get rid of his out-of-control thoughts.

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SND Films
By Arjan Brentjes
Website director
2020
Animation
10 min.
The Netherlands
English
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In a heavily polluted world, a young woman mourns the disappearance of animal species. When she falls ill due to a bacterial infection, nature appears to send her a message in her hallucinations.

-Save the Earth! award, Short Shorts, Tokyo, Japan (June 2021)
-Best Animated Eco Film Award, IAFF Golden Kuker, Sofia, Bulgaria (May 2021)
Nominated for Best Animated at NFMLA Annual Awards, LA, USA (May 2021)
-Best Animation at Taos Shortz Film Fest, Taos, USA (March 2021)
-Mr. Zee Award for Best Animation, Shortcutz Amsterdam, Annual Awards,  (March 2021)
Nominated for Best Film & Best Director, Shortcutz Amsterdam, Annual Awards, (March 2021)
-Best animation Film, Rome International Film Festival, Rome (Georgia), USA (Nov. 2020)

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SND Films
By Marco van Bergen
2019
LGBTQI
18 min.
The Netherlands
Dutch
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When his boyfriend shows up unannounced, Elias’ religious family learns their son’s darkest secret.

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SND Films
By Andrea Brusa
& Marco Scotuzzi
2019
Drama
13 min.
Italy
Italian
Produced by Nieminen Film
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A principal and teacher conspire to protect their students from an invisible predator lurking inside their school. Based on a true story.

2020 CLERMONT-FERRAND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

 

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SND Films
By Jörgen Scholtens
2019
Black Comedy
7 min.
The Netherlands
Dutch
HD

Inside a cuckoo clock lives a lonely man. Every hour he is catapulted out of his tiny house to yell ‘Cuckoo!’

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SND Films
By Marc Wagenaar
2019
LGBTQ - drama
12 min.
The Netherlands
Dutch/English
Produced by Isabella Films
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‘Would you dare to jump if there were water?’, insecure teenager Alexander asks the boy he admires, who stands on a diving board in the middle of the beach. Cautiously dancing, they approach each other.

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SND Films
By Paul Agar
& Victoria Hollup
2018
drama
16 min.
UK
English
Produced by Hester Ruoff for Burton Fox Films
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Facing twilight years of loneliness and isolation, Hilda (Joan Collins) whilst clearing out her deceased husband’s belongings, unearths a long-buried secret. The find forces her to confront her past and break free from her solitude with an attempt to live the life that she always denied herself…

LA Shorts (won BEST ACTRESS)
Manchester Film Festival (BEST SHORT FILM)
Aesthetica Short Film Festival
Vancouver International Film Festival
Brooklyn Women’s Film Festival
London Short Film Festival
New Port Beach Film Festival
Hollyshorts
Long listed for a BAFTA

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SND Films
By Lasse Linder
Website director
2019
Documentary
18 min.
Switzerland
German
Produced by Hochschule Luzern
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He calls himself „Catman“. Christian lives with his two cats Marmelade and Katjuscha.
They are inseparable. As he is yearning to become a father, he decides to fertilize his beloved cat Marmelade by an exquisite tomcat from abroad. “All Cats Are Grey In The Dark” is a melodrama that portrays an unconventional relationship between animal and human.

 

44th Toronto Int. Film Festival – IWC Short Cuts Award for Best Short Film
52th Festival Dei Popoli Best Short Film
38th Uppsala International Short FD  Audience Award
37th  Sulmona Film Festival  Best Short Documentary
27th  Hamptons International Film Festival Special Jury Prize for Originality
72th Locarno Filmfestival Mention Special Premio Giuria dei Giovani

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SND Films
By Camiel Schouwenaar
Website director
2019
Animation
2'15" min.
NL
No dialogue
Produced by Happy Ship
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During her first date with Bas, Bodine hides her thick glasses. She better shouldn’t have done that.

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