A collection of 8 shorts from Miyu Distribution, each covering mature themes with unique styles of animation. This is fantasy without borders:
Wild Love by Paul Autric, Quentin Camus, Maryka Laudet, Léa Georges, Zoé Sottiaux, Corentin Yvergniaux, 6’59’’
Alan and Beverly, away hiking on a romantic getaway, are tenderly in love. Unfortunately, in the middle of their blinding happiness, they provoke - without even noticing it - the death of a marmot. Against an army of enraged and bloodthirsty rodents, Alan and Beverly’s perfect love won’t be of any use...
Deepness Of The Fry by August Niclasen, 4’04’’
An absurd existential crisis disguised as a collage film. Living in a world where everything’s already been said, felt, and done before, can anyone truly be unique? And is thinking about this too much really a good idea?
Toomas Beneath the Valley of Wild Wolves by Chris Lundgren, 18'
After losing a well paid engineering job, Toomas, a young hot wolf, gets cornered into working as a gigolo to support his family. He is keeping it as a secret from his pregnant wife Viivi. Viivi also has a secret: she is attending a female empowerment seminar involving male slaves. When Toomas gets a role in a sexploitation movie, it becomes harder to keep his new profession a secret.
My Friend Who Shines at Night by Grégoire De Bernouis, Jawed Bouaoud, Simon Cadilhac, Hélène Ledevin, 8’40’’
A ghost loses their memory after being struck by a lightning. They meet Arthur, who tries to help them.
100.000 Acres of Pine by Jennifer Alice Wright, 7’21’’
Ranger Megan Patel loses her brother Daniel, under mysterious circumstances. Struggling to understand how he died, she finds herself alone, venturing into the vast pine forest. However, as she follows the trail of her brother into the woods, the trees begin to change and shift around her. Soon Megan arrives in places without any recollection of how she got there. Almost as if something is pulling her deeper into the woods.Something dark and dangerous, that Megan might not be able to escape.
Camille by Rémy Clarke, Leïla Courtillon, Nathan Otaño, 6’47’’
Laure must replace a deceased swimmer in the relay swim team. The qualifiers are near and the team worries about their chances at winning; the grief and stress pushes Laure to obsess over the one she replaces, Camille.
Best Friend by Nicholas Olivieri, Yi Shen, Juliana de Lucca, Varun Nair, David Feliu, 5’46’’
In a near future, a lonely man is addicted to a product called «Best Friend» which offers him perfect virtual friends.
In Orbit by Soham Chakraborty, Hanxu Chen, Meton Joffily, Justin Polley, Julia Trouvé, 5’26’’
In a far future, Sonia is about to be transferred from her space station to a newer one. While everything appears to be going well for her, her mind is elsewhere, disturbed by a past not far behind.
Germaine Colajanni, Tom Morton, Mathilde Loubes, Stéphane Otero, Louise Legendre, Éloïse Manessier, Lisa Toromanian, Jericca Cleland, Kirk Johnson, Sarah Airriess, Jody Ghani, Edouard Michelon, Nadege Feyrit
Annecy International Animated Film Festival, L’Étrange Festival, Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, Anima - The Brussels Animation Film Festival, IndieLisboa - International Film Festival, Annecy International Animated Film Festival, TIFF - Toronto International Film Festival