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NEW SHORTS: Surreal Worlds
Thu 14 Jan 20:45 Hackney Picturehouse (screen TBC)
A powerful selection of short films and animation that will bend the mind, amaze and astound with stunning imagery and twisted stories.
Film running order:
SICK TO MY BONES Guy Davies & Nomattsland 14 mins
A DEVIL ON EACH SHOULDER Ashley Dean 18 mins
EDMOND Nina Gantz 9 mins
THINGS USED TO BE HIDDEN Tara Wood 4 mins
CONFORMITY JUICE Rosa Fisher 1 min
THE EVENING HER MIND JUMPED OUT OF HER HEAD Kim Noce & Shaun Clark 8 mins
FAMILY TRIP Oscar Oldershaw 9 mins
GIRL GIRL HOUSE Callum Hill & Simone Rowat 9 mins
PANGAEA Emma Rozanski 8 mins
SHRINK WRAPPED Tommy Robin 2 mins
THE FALLEN CIRCUS Shelly Love 10 mins
SOLO FINALE Ingo Putze 9 mins
A DEVIL ON EACH SHOULDER
Ashley Dean 18 mins
A lovesick young man (Nick Blood - Babylon, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) is determined to return to his one true love, but is led down a path of destruction by two demonic animated creatures.
Nina Gantz 9 mins
Edmond's impulse to love and be close to others is strong... Maybe too strong. As he stands alone by a lake contemplating his options, he goes on a journey backwards through his life, and revisits all his defining moments in search for the origin of his desires.
Oscar Oldershaw 9 mins
The high road to Heaven and the low road to Hell. A purgatory on wheels!
GIRL GIRL HOUSE
Callum Hill and Simone Rowat 9 mins
Set in a virtual plane somewhere between Hong Kong and London a woman blurs her reality with that of a teenaged girl in China.
Emma Rozanski 8 mins
An older Woman, her mind in another space, wanders the streets of Sarajevo strangely attracted to the glass security boxes that preside over the city. She believes each box is a part of her past and replays memories as she encounters the security guards, her grasp of reality getting more disjointed as her mind travels further from the present.
Tommy Robin 2 mins
Enter a maze of doors. Discover the uncomfortable truth of the people trapped behind them. And those who choose to open them. This life sized animation was built and animated in just 4 days.
SICK TO MY BONES
Guy Davies & Nomattsland 14 mins
A warrior wakes up to find herself close to death and bound by chains to her prisoner. It is her duty to walk the wasteland and bring her prisoner to a place where he can be assimilated and become just like her. But as her body starts to shut down, will she be able to complete her task?
Ingo Putze 9 mins
Solo Finale is a story of a relationship gone awry. A woman and a man meet in an abandoned opera where they embark on a magical pas de deux between time and space that seems to defy physical laws.
THE EVENING HER MIND JUMPED OUT OF HER HEAD
Kim Noce & Shaun Clark 8 mins
One cold winter evening, a serious woman is forced to lighten up when her mind jumps out of her head
THE FALLEN CIRCUS
Shelly Love 10 mins
Agnes falls from the sky and lands at the feet of a friendly mute juggler who tells her the story of The Fallen Circus. Agnes tells the juggler that her mum was blown away by a big gust of wind, so he promises to help and they set off on a journey together to find her.