Tuesday, July 23, 1:00 pm

Program 30

@ Laemmle NOHO

Snack World
United States / Animation / 9 mins

By LEVEL-5 abby, Inc

Welcome to SNACK WORLD! This is a nutty universe filled with dreams and adventures. Here, you can find everything from dragons to smart devices. You can even find Chup, the hyperactive hero of this story.

12 seconds of gunfire: The true story of a school shooting
United States / Animation / 8 mins

Director: Suzette Moyer, Seth Blanchard

Writer: John Woodrow Cox, Lynda Robinson

Producer: Suzette Moyer, Seth Blanchard

“12 seconds of gunfire: The true story of a school shooting” is a powerful virtual reality experience produced by The Washington Post, based on an unforgettable front-page article by 2018 Pulitzer Prize finalist John Woodrow Cox. The story is illustrated by award-winning animator Wesley Allsbrook (“Dear Angelica”) from an original script and audio from The Post’s team. 

Baymax Dreams of Too Many Baymaxes
United States / Animation / 3 mins

Director/Writer: Simon J Smith

Producer: Han-Yee Ling

Cast: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Brock Powell

This is one of a series of three Baymax Dreams shorts produced using a realtime-production pipeline. We used a game engine, Unity, as the core content-creation hub. This innovative approach enabled us to “find the story” in 3D worldspace, and contributed greatly to our ability to hone the comedic timing in the interplay between Baymax and his clones.


Our story begins as Baymax goes into sleep mode, and is transported to a “dream” version of San Fransokyo. 

The Stained Club
France / Animation / 7 mins

Director: Mélanie Lopez, Simon Boucly, Marie Ciesielski, Alice Jaunet, Chan Stéphie Peang, Béatrice Viguie

Writer: Mélanie Lopez

Producer: Philippe Meis

Finn has stains on his skin. One day, he meets a group of cool kids with different stains on their bodies. One day, he understands that these stains aren't just pretty.

Breaking Ground
United States / Animation / 4 mins

Director: Tara Norton, Ellie Morlino, Alex Shaulis

Writer: Matthew Kic, Mike Sorce

Producer: Ringling College of Art & Design

Cast: Lauren Cox, Glen McCready

Mary, a paleontologist’s assistant, finds herself working at the hands of an incompetent and misogynistic paleontologist named Mr. Collins on the Jurassic Coast of England. She receives a little help from an unexpected source to help prove her worth.

Germany / Animation / 11 mins

Director: Kai Stänicke

Writer: Kai Stänicke

Producer: Kai Stänicke

Animation: Roman Wuckert

A man tries to keep pace in front of the hand of a clock, turning ever faster, until he's overtaken by time itself. PACE is an animated short film exploring our modern relationship with time and today's constant feeling of not having enough of it.

Pops & Branwell
United States / Animation / 8 mins

Director: Aleks Sennwald, Pete Toms

Producer: Scott Malchus

Pops and Branwell, two kid detectives, suspect a traitor in their squad as they chase a soup robbing thief.

Flower and the Girl
United Kingdom / Animation / 9 mins

Director: Robin Heap

Writer: Jo Lewis

Producer: Jo Lewis

A short stop motion animated film about a little shadow girl learning to become real.

Waiting By the Phone
United States / Animation / 3 mins

Director: Olivia Jensen

Score: Daniel O'Hearn

Sound Design: Aaron Hill, Sedona LaMarre

As one woman living in an apartment for two, Dani struggles to live while coping with the tragic truth about her sister

The Ostrich Politic
France / Animation / 6 mins

Director/Writer: Mohamad Houhou

Producer: Gobelins, l'école de l'image

Cast: Fabrice Ziolkowski

Ostriches carry on their daily activities burying their heads, believing It’s an Instinctive behavior. However, one day a research by phylogeneticist Dr. Kays proves otherwise.

Brazil / Animation / 14 mins

Director/Writer: Nara Normande

Producer: Damien Megherbi, Justin Pechberty, Livia de Melo

Tayra and I grew up on a beach in the north east of Brazil. We were inseparable. 
The sea breeze brings me back happy memories.