International Competition 2023

International Competition 4

Appointments & Tickets

Wed 6.9. • 12:15 - 14:00
Cinema Trafo 1

Thu 7.9. • 20:45 - 22:30
Cinema Trafo 1

Fri 8.9. • 14:15 - 16:00
Cinema Trafo 1

Sat 9.9. • 18:30 - 20:30
Cinema Trafo 1

18+ 71'
Artist present Artist present



© Fragile Love, Xie Li, CN 2022
Fragile Love
One day, she was sick. When it got dark outside, she became a piece of glass. A story about domestic abuse and not being seen, told through grainy 3D computer animation. Direction Xie Li Duration 9' Language CN/en Country China Year 2022
Animation Xie Li Screenplay Xie Li' Music Xie Li Sound design Xie Li

© Un trou dans la poitrine, Alexandra Myotte, Jean-Sébastien Hamel, CA 2023
Un trou dans la poitrine
In a run-down neighbourhood, Zoe and her little brother Theo are left to fend for themselves. A young adolescent, Zoe is a ball of anger haunted by an intimate terror. Theo, still a child, flees reality into a fantastical world. During a scorching summer day, the two children will have to burst the abscess of their relationship so as not to lose each other. Direction Alexandra Myotte, Jean-Sébastien Hamel Duration 11' Language FR/en Country Canada Year 2023
Animation Alexandra Myotte Screenplay Alexandra Myotte, Jean-Sébastien Hamel' Sound design François Lacasse Cut Jean-Sébastien Hamel Production Jean-Sébastien Hamel, Alexandra Myotte Rental Catalog Travelling Distributor Worldwide All Rights

© Le crépuscule, Laura Vandewynckel, BE 2023
Le crépuscule
The sun shines fully and generously on a square brimming with people, enjoying its light and warmth to the fullest. A flux of newspapers whirl down, gently spreading seeds of unrest amongst the sunbathers. Unrest turns to fear when a sudden eclipse plunges the square into total darkness. Direction Laura Vandewynckel Duration 14' Language no dialogue Country Belgium Year 2023
Animation Camille Le Picard, Eric Reniers, Maarten Heinstra, Jonathan Vandrepotte, Jon Petter Vorren, Foday Seisay Screenplay Laura Vandewynckel' Music Hans Beckers & Alejandro Rivas Cottle Sound design Hans Beckers & Alejandro Rivas Cottle Cut Thomas Pooters Production Marc Thelosen, Anton Roebben Rental Catalog Ursula van den Heuvel Distributor Worldwide Theatrical

© Y, Matea Kovač, HR 2023
An empty paper depicts a struggle between artistic composition and decomposition as the voice of the narrator-protagonist reminisces about her tumultuous relationship with a former girlfriend. Direction Matea Kovač Duration 7' Language HR/en Country Croatia Year 2023
Animation Matea Kovač, Darko Bakliža, Kata Gugić Screenplay Matea Kovač' Music Vjeran Šalamon Sound design Vjeran Šalamon Cut Matea Kovač Production Vinko Brešan

© Rosemary A.D. (After Dad), Ethan Barrett, US 2022
Rosemary A.D. (After Dad)
As he cradles his newborn, a father wonders if his daughter would be better off without him and imagines her life once he is gone. Completely hand-drawn with crayons. Direction Ethan Barrett Duration 10' Language English Country United States Year 2022
Animation Ethan Barrett Music Ethan Barrett Sound design Ethan Barrett Camera Ethan Barrett Cut Ethan Barrett Production Tiffany Barrett Rental Catalog Ouat Media Sales Agent Worldwide All Rights

© Remember How I Used to Ride a White Horse, Ivana Bošnjak Volda, Thomas Johnson Volda, HR 2022
Remember How I Used to Ride a White Horse
In this puppet stop-motion animation, a waitress and a customer in a café go about their daily routines. Apathy is a condition that leads consciousness into stagnation, but do either of them realise that they are themselves examples of this condition? Direction Ivana Bošnjak Volda, Thomas Johnson Volda Duration 10' Language HR/en Country Croatia Year 2022 Age rating 18+
Animation Ivana Bošnjak Volda, Thomas Johnson Volda Screenplay Ivana Bošnjak Volda, Thomas Johnson Volda' Music Hrvoje Niksic Sound design Hrvoje Niksic Camera Ivan Slipčević Cut Iva Kraljević Production Igor Grubic Rental Catalog Bonobostudio Sales Agent Worldwide All Rights

© 27, Flóra Anna Buda, FR 2023
Alice is 27 years old today. Even though she is suffocating, she still lives with her parents and tends to daydream to escape her dreary everyday life. After a psychedelic rooftop party, she has a serious drunken bike accident – a film about adulthood, finding your voice and new experiences and desires. Direction Flóra Anna Buda Duration 11' Language HU/en, fr Country France Year 2023
Animation Flóra Anna Buda Screenplay Flóra Anna Buda' Music Committee - Mári Mákó et Rozi Mákó Sound design Péter Benjámin Lukács Cut Albane du Plessix Rental Catalog Miyu Distribution Sales Agent France All Rights

Selection Team

  • Ivana Kvesić (CH)
  • Niels Putman (BE)
  • Anaïs Voirol (CH)
  • Frederic Siegel (CH)


  • Jürgen Haas (CH)
  • Špela Čadež (SI)
  • Emilia Mazik (NL)