The 15th Athens Animfest was postponed because of the COVID pandemic, but in their website you can still find the Official Selection for this years competitors.
While we wait for further information about the festival, here is the third post of he selected stop motion shorts:
Freeze frame, by Soetkin Verstegen:
“The most absurd technique since the invention of the moving image. Through an elaborate process of duplicating the same image over and over again, it creates the illusion of stillness.
Identical figures perform the hopeless task of preserving blocks of ice. The repetitive movements reanimate the animals captured inside.”
Good Intentions, by Anna Mantzaris:
“After a young woman is responsible for a hit and run, strange and spooky things starts to happen…
A small thriller about people that are not always the best at making decisions.”
Heat Wave, by Fokion Xenos:
“In the midst of a heatwave of insanity, two children find a way to cool everyone down!In the midst of a searing heatwave, two little children find a way to cool everyone down! A playful stop motion short film animated in a hybrid technique between cut out, claymation and thousands of replacements pieces.”
Layers, by Mariel Alejandra Buenfil Blazquez:
“The Cold Guy tries to connect with people in a very not friendly world.”
Divinity / Malakout, by Farnoosh Abedi:
“Music was his passion… Love was his masterpiece… A Piano player, try to give wife’s life back with trading his hands. But the new hands awakes devil’s forces inside him.”
Metamorphosis, by Carla Pereira & Juanfran Jacinto:
“In his thirties and still living with his mother, a man decides to break free from his inner demons.”