Shorts Animation Competition 2

Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Animation Competition

Screenings

Hall 2 Kino Artis
Screening061601 / Shorts anima võistlusprogramm 2
Q&A duration
Screening duration
Trailer

Films

Estonian premiere

Bear Hug

Local title
Karukalli
Original title
Bear Hug
Director
Margrethe Danielsen
Country
France, Norway
Year
2021
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Animation Competition

An eager little bear is waiting for his birthday guests to arrive. Slowly he realizes that he has been rejected. But the determination to celebrate his birthday is still strong, and, free as a bird, his hunt for company begins.

Director
Margrethe Danielsen
Runtime

Baltic premiere

Money and Happiness

Local title
Raha ja õnn
Original title
Money and Happiness
Director
Ana Nedeljković, Nikola Majdak Jr
Country
Slovenia
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Animation Competition

The hamsters live and work in Hamsterland, a perfect state with a perfect economy. The GDP grows steadily, there is no unemployment, and 100% of the population declare themselves to be happy.

Director
Ana Nedeljković, Nikola Majdak Jr
Runtime

Baltic premiere

What Rhymes with Toxic

Local title
Mis riimub reostusega
Original title
What Rhymes with Toxic
Director
Lynn Smith
Country
Canada
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Animation Competition

Chemical sludge is spilling into the lake. One turtle, in her desperate hour, summons up the courage to leave her home and speak truth to power.

Director
Lynn Smith
Runtime

Baltic premiere

Once there was a sea...

Local title
Oli kord meri...
Original title
Bolo raz jedno more…
Director
Joanna Kozuch
Country
Poland, Slovakia
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Animation Competition

Most of the changes in climate and landscape in the area of the Aral Sea are the outcomes of one of the worst man-made eco-catastrophes in human history. The Aral Sea is dying. Inspired by the place on the borders of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan and the stories and destinies of the people that the director has met when she was exploring the disaster of Aral Sea

Director
Joanna Kozuch
Runtime
Trailer

Baltic premiere

Imaginary landscapes

Local title
Kujutuslikud maastikud
Original title
Imaginary Landscapes
Director
Mykyta Lyskov
Country
Ukraine
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Animation Competition

Sometimes abstract spots and lines form a landscape.

Director
Mykyta Lyskov
Runtime

Baltic premiere

Salvation Has No Name

Local title
Lunastusel puudub nimi
Original title
Salvation Has No Name
Director
Joseph Wallace
Country
United Kingdom
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Animation Competition

A troupe of clowns gather to perform a story about a Priest and a refugee but as their misguided tale unfolds, the boundaries between fiction and reality begin to fray.

Director
Joseph Wallace
Runtime
Trailer