MONDAY 
JULY 25, 1:00PM 
PROGRAM 19

SHORTLIST
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Babe-Braham Lincoln
USA / Animation / 11 minutes

Director/Writer: Jared Nigro

A psychedelic retelling of Abraham Lincoln's childhood.

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Focket Fyre
Belgium / Animation / 11 minutes

Director: Loulou João

Producer: Loulou João, Nathan Van den Bossche

“Focket Fyre: Skate or Die” is a story about a girl named Miss Focket who wants to get into quadskating. However, before she can do that, she’ll need to break the mental block which is keeping her in a dissociative loop within the compounds of her bedroom.

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Laika & Nemo
Germany / Animation / 15 minutes

Director: Jan Gadermann, Sebastian Gadow

Writer: Jan Gadermann

Producer: Johannes Schubert

Nemo looks different. Nobody else wears a diving suit and such a huge helmet. But then he meets Laika, an astronaut.

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Liv & Bell "Bell's long thin friend "
Japan / Animation / 5 minutes

Director: Natsuki Kida

Writer: Natsuki Kida, Naoya Kida

Producer: Izumi Nakazawa, Ryosuke Komine

Liv & Bell, the story of Liv, a girl with a big ribbon, and Bell, a colorful hedgehog, who travel in the flying house with an inventor pig.
One day, the flying house lands in a beautiful but Lackluster town.
On the outskirts of town, there is a lot of nature, but there is also a factory spewing black smoke.

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Do Not Feed The Pigeons
United Kingdom / Animation / 9 minutes

Director: Antonin Niclass

Writer: Vladimir Krasilnikov

Producer: Jordi Morera

Even in a lonely, revolting and boring place such as a coach station, a little bit of harmony can always be found...

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Dreamer
Bulgaria / Animation / 10 minutes

Director:Writer: Vladimir Todorov

Producer: Victor Chouchkov, Borislav Chouchkov

Dreamer is a dystopian fairytale about the hope of rebuilding a world that has suffered seemingly irreversible disasters. The hope of fixing something that has gone horribly wrong. The hope of a second chance.

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Jump Start Man
USA / Animation / 4 minutes

Director/Writer: Jonathan Girgis

Producer: Jonathan Girgis

Cast: Brendan Hunter, Irene Yenko

Clark, a disgruntled superhero on the verge of divorce, must go on a rescue mission when his wife is kidnapped by his arch nemesis the Resistor.

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Meal on the Plate
USA / Animation / 7 minutes

Director/Writer: Chenglin Xie

Producer: Chenglin Xie, Michelle Yu Du

You are what you eat. In a world where people start to look like the thing they eat the most of, you can take this quite literally. When a newcomer prefers different eating habits, the visible consequences turn the world upside down.

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Pimento!
USA / Animation / 6 minutes

Director/Writer: Caleb Carl Nelson

Producer: Caleb Carl Nelson

Cast: Abigail Hendricks, Jeffery Todd Parrott, Caleb Nelson, Amelia Hernandez

Pimento! Follows a tiny goblin’s misadventures as she’s sent out on a special errand: stealing from the sprawling human-populated metropolis Ballyhoo! Only time will tell if she’s enough of a monster to commit heinous crimes—or if her moral compass will stand in her way!

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My Breakfast With Barf
USA / Animation / 9 minutes

Director/Writer: Peter Javidpour

Producer: Julie Trieu

Cast: Peter Javidpour

A struggling artist reunites with his old friend and mentor over breakfast.

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The Social Chameleon
USA / Animation / 10 minutes

Director/Writer: Alex Ross

Producer: Andrew Austin, Alex Ross, Vrinda Sood, Spencer Turley, Shayna Naemi

Cosmo the chameleon doesn't fit in with the other animals. No matter how hard he tries, he just can't seem to find his place in the jungle. Then, everything changes when he meets another chameleon who shows him how to live by his own true colors!