丹麦 Morten Thorning VIA大学学院动画工作室作品 嘉宾QA
from: liff.cafa.edu.cn time: 2019.4.2
13:30 02/04/19 CM (Q&A)
15:25 04/04/19 CM
主持嘉宾Host guest： Morten Thorning
The Animation Workshop /VIA University College (TAW) is an animation film school founded in 1989 and located in Viborg, Denmark. It is Scandinavia’s leading animation institution with activities in the areas of education, culture, communication, and business.
This screening is a selection of films from The Animation Workshop’s Bachelor Program in Animation and consists of graduation films by third-year students, NGO films made by second-year students and professional films from the artists in resident at Open Workshop.
01/ Bacchus Rikke Alma Krogshave Planeta/Danish/5’08”/2018/HD/2D 3D Animation
Alex, a young woman is increasingly getting tired of adult life. Her daily routine is restricted by norms and expectations of the modern world, and human interaction has been replaced by social media. One day, she sees Bacchus, a charismatic sensual figure, who lures her into a colorful world, which is a complete opposite of her reality. In this mysterious place, you are free to follow your instincts and explore your deepest desires.
02/ Vermine Jeremie Becquer/Luxembourgish/6’03”/2018/HD/2D 3D Animation
Set in a contemporary society of mice and rats, Hubert, a young observing rat, recites slam poetry full of hope within his head as he passes by individualistic strangers in the Parisian metro. Hubert´s poetry remains optimistic and persistent, despite the harsh reality of the world he lives in.
03/ Between Walls Sara Jespersen Holm/Danish/8’03”/2016/HD/3D Animation
04/ Less Than Human Steffen Bang Lindholm/Danish/6’09”/2017/HD/3D Animation
In the aftermath of a zombie outbreak, the zombies have been cured and exiled to secluded camps. There has been talk about rehabilitating post-zombies back into society. Steve, the journalist reporting on the case thinks the zombies still pose a threat to society. He ventures in to one of these camps to prove to the world that rehabilitation is out the question.
05/ Tsunami Sofie Kampmark/Danish/7’13”/2015/HD/3D Animation
Haru, a middleaged Japanese man, returns home after a devastating tsunami, in complete denial. Trapped inside his home, he discovers a Spirit of the Sea. After initially ignoring it, he soon realizes the creature is drying out and dying.
Haru faces reality, and makes a choice to forgive and accept, helping the creature back to the ocean. Its release restores nature’s balance, leaving the village dry and ready for rebuilding, and Haru ready to deal with his grief in a moment of bittersweet reflection.
06/ Wrap It Up Noa Juel Johansen/Danisg/0’55”/2017/HD/3D Animation
A city-boy takes a day off on the beach, too lazy to throw his trash in the bin; he tosses it on the beach. The wind carries the wrapper to the surface of the ocean and soon, Poseidon emerges from under it. With the wrapper on Poseidon’s face, he leans in, and flicks the wrapper in the face of the city-boy. Poseidon slowly returns to the ocean, making a “I have my eyes on you” gesture with his hand. The city-boy is left baffled, realizing his mistake. The movie ends with him daintily throwing out his trash in the bin
07/ Nothing Happens Michelle and Uri Kranot/Israel/11’49”/2017/HD/2D Animation
It’s freezing cold on the outskirts of town. Yet people gather. I watch them form a row across the horizon. We all wait for something to happen. However, nothing does… We have been assembled to witness an event. To participate in being seen. The spectacle of watching and being watched.
08/ Mask Kasper Larsson/Danish/00’37”/2015/HD/3D Animation
09/ The Applicant Mikkel Battefeld/Danish/00’55”/2018/HD/Animation
A boss of an office setting finds himself challenged on his own prejudices during an interview with a job-seeking applicant who discloses her mental illness.
10/ Egg Martina Scarpelli/Italian/12’07”/2018/HD/Animation
A woman is locked in her home with an egg, which she is both attracted to and scared of. She eats the egg, she repents. She kills it. She lets the egg die of hunger.
11/ Solar Walk Reka Bucsi /Hungarian/20’51”/2018/HD/Animation
Solar Walk shows the journey of individuals and their creations on through time and space. Any meaning of action is only existent from the perspective of the individual, but never mandatory when looking at it from the perspective of a solar system. It’s about the melancholy of accepting chaos as beautiful and cosmic. Passion for creation is projected through the unique and playful texture of the animation craft itself.
12/ ForgetMeNot Katarina Lundquist/Norwegian/7’24”/2018/HD/3D Animation
Deep in the Norwegian forest, there is an old man, living an orderly and quiet life. Closed off from the rest of the world, he spends his days together with his lifelong friend, a troll. Together they share an everyday routine, drinking tea and taking care of each other. One day the troll begins to hint that the time has come for him to leave the comfort of their home. Not wanting to face the consequences of reality, the man sticks to his routines, maintaining their daily life. One morning, the troll is gone. Trying to restore balance to his life, the old man leaves his home in search of the troll, only to find himself getting lost in his own mind, entangled in his fears. In his darkest moment, he realizes that in order to find peace, he needs to accept the fate of his friend.
13/ Desert Sofia Pashaei/Swedish/4’14”/2018/HD/3D Animation
A visual poem about a woman hitting rock bottom. Hardship buries her alive. She is of this world, yet decidedly not. Hiding in her old struggles, she toys with the idea of rising again. The world lures her out, helping to look for what has once been. Only in her surrender, does she find her answer