Festival Stop Motion Montréal announced their 2020 Official Selection in the Youth Categorie, for the Short Film Competition.
These are the nominees:
The Happy Song, by Imogen Heap and Trevor Hardy; UK
Hardy´s video collaboration to Imogen Heap´s baby song is full of cute animals and situations.
Gâteau Gato, by Alexandre Dubosc, France
One of his zoetrope cakes, Dubosc “Gâteau Gato” pays respect to our feline companions, with a section hommage to Ghibli´s Cat bus and Félix, the Cat.
Nature, by Isis Leterrier, France
The inhabitants of a forest welcome a bird in pain, and everything comes to life in a delicate miniature opera, with a cheerful song.
Quma y las Bestias (Quma & the Beasts), by Javier Ignacio, Luna Crook & Ivan Stur, Argentina
From Tamandúa Studio, comes this coming of age tale: 12000 years ago in South America: A boy named Quma wants to become a hunter. Experience the first steps of his spiritual awakening as a journey alone in the wilderness changes his perspective forever!
Sum of its Parts, by Alisa Stern, USA/UK
A stop motion animated short film set in the woods.
Oh Corbeau! Oh Corbeau!, by Pierre Garcia-Rennes, Canada
The crow thought the world was only darkness and shadows. But that was until a strange wind brought him a red feather, and his journey began. Oh Crow! Oh Crow! is a Native American tale from the Oji-Cree, of the strange feeling of growing up and becoming yourself.
Something Witchy, by Arielle Demilecamps, Norway
While we wait on the trailer, check her page!
Amiki, Bonne nuit Papili, by Francis Gelinas, Canada.
Love can happen Anywhere, by Peter Draw, Singapore/Japan.
The story of how the character, a 6 year old boy, shares the love his grandpa gave him.
The Silly Duck Wizard, by Terry Ibele, Canada.
Ibele´s quirky tale about a wizard and lots of ducks.