Animation Shorts: Great Love Yarns Ages 15+

6.15PM Fri 7 Jan 2022 (1hr)
GOMA | Cinema A | Free

SYNOPSIS

Pussy Pumps Up 1979 dir. Antoinette Starkiewicz (6.34 mins)

“In Pussy Pumps Up a feline female figure assumes more masculine characteristics.” Marian Quigley

Magnetism 1994 dir. Paul Vincent (4 mins)

“Two people meet and are attracted to each other.” National Film and Sound Archive, Canberra

Violet and Brutal 1982 dir. Max Bannah (4 mins)

“A sour comedy about a couple's relationship.” Giannalberto Bendazzi

Love Song 1998 dir. Bruce Currie (5.30 mins)

“Supported by a bedraggled band of musician rats, the hero – lovelorn, poetical – bravely puts his life on the line. He ventures into the mysterious cave of Pussy, his love object, whom he cajoles with gifts and poetic declarations. Pussy toys with his affections but Rat emerges, wiser if slightly the worse for wear.” Antoinette Starkiewicz

The Great Oz Love Yarn 2005 dir. Jack Feldstein (4.58 mins)

“A neon animation of the greatest Australian love story never told. The love between Wes & Francene.” Jack Feldstein

Cane-Toad - What Happened to Baz? 2002 dir. David Clayton and Andrew Silke (4 mins)

“A yobbo cane toad learns the dangers of being one of the less adored icons of the Aussie landscape.” Screen Australia

Burley 2007 dir. D. Edwardz and Gareth Cowen (8:49 mins)

“A young tetra fish, one in a million in her school, just wants some attention. Feeling lonely and bored, she is attracted by the manic antics of a gang of older fish who spend the hours inventing new extreme sports. She begins a quest to gain their acceptance, but at what cost?” Screen Australia

Fight Club with Tennis & No Fight 2018 dir. Sylvie Le Couteur (3 mins)

“Drama takes over morning tea between two tennis-obsessed women. What happens when the limits of their relationship are tested on and off the tennis court?” Sylvie Le Couteur

Cedric & Hope 2012 dir. Pierce Davison (14 mins)

“Cedric’s life is just perfect. That is until his dim princess girlfriend Faith leaves him for the prospect of some battle-hardened knights. Suddenly Cedric is thrust upon a journey that forces him to confront what he really wants.” Screen Australia

The Video Dating Tape of Desmondo Ray, Aged 33 and ¾ 2013 dir. Steve Baker (3.22 mins)

“His name is Desmondo Ray. He enjoys peeing in the rain, altering offensive graffiti, and listening to sad music while having happy thoughts… This is his dating tape.” Steve Baker

Baby Baby 2019 dir. Nikhil Markale and Aggelos Papantoniou (1 min)

“A baby plays with his toys on a sunny afternoon until…” MUBI

CREDITS

Pussy Pumps Up 1979

35MM, HAND-PAINTED ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 6:34 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR/ANIMATOR: ANTOINETTE STARKIEWICZ / MUSIC: SHARON CALCRAFT, ALISTAIR JONES, FREDERIC CHOPIN / PRINT SOURCE: NATIONAL FILM AND SOUND ARCHIVE, CANBERRA / RIGHTS: ANTOINETTE STARKIEWICZ / SCREENING FORMAT: 35M

Magnetism 1994

16MM, HAND-DRAWN ANIMATION, COLOUR, MONO, 4 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR/SCRIPT: PAUL VINCENT / PRODUCER: DENNIS TUPICOFF / ANIMATORS: SARAH DROFENIK, PAUL VINCENT / MUSIC: JEFF HARRISON / PRINT SOURCE: NATIONAL FILM AND SOUND ARCHIVE, CANBERRA / RIGHTS: TBC / SCREENING FORMAT: 16MM

Violet and Brutal 1982

35MM, HAND-PAINTED ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 4 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR/SCRIPT/ MAX BANNAH / LEAD ANIMATOR: MAX BANNAH / PRODUCER: MAX BANNAH ANIMATION / MUSIC: PETER BLYTON / RIGHTS: MAX BANNAH / PRINT SOURCE: NATIONAL FILM AND SOUND ARCHIVE, CANBERRA /SCREENING FORMAT: 35MM

Love Song 1998

DIGITAL, 3D COMPUTER ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 5:30 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR/SCRIPT/ANIMATOR: BRUCE CURRIE / MUSIC: PATRICK CRONIN / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: BRUCE CURRIE / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP

The Great Oz Love Yarn 2005

DIGITAL, NEON ROTOSCOPE ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 4:58 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR/ANIMATOR: JACK FELDSTEIN / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: JACK FELDSTEIN / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP

Cane-Toad - What Happened to Baz? 2002

DIGITAL, 3D COMPUTER ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 4 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTORS/ANIMATORS: DAVID CLAYTON, ANDREW SILKE / SCRIPT: ANDREW SILKE, DAVID CLAYTON, JAMES COWEN / MUSIC: GENTLEMEN / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: DAVID CLAYTON / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP

Burley 2007

DIGITAL, 3D COMPUTER ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 8:49 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTORS: D. EDWARDZ, GARETH COWEN / PRODUCER: ANDREW GOODE / SCRIPT: D. EDWARDZ / ANIMATORS: D. EDWARDZ, GARETH COWEN, MATT DUCE / MUSIC: SIMON GARDNER / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: ANDREW GOODE / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP

Fight Club with Tennis & No Fight 2018

DIGITAL, 2D COMPUTER ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 3 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR/ ANIMATOR: SYLVIE LE COUTEUR / PRODUCERS: MARK LYCETTE, HELEN DICKSON / MUSIC: PAUL STANHOPE / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: SYLVIE LE COUTEUR / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP

Cedric & Hope 2012

DIGITAL, STOP MOTION ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 14 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR/SCRIPT/ANIMATOR: PIERCE DAVISON / PRODUCER: JACOB FJORD / MUSIC: ROBERT WOODS / RIGHTS: PIERCE DAVISON / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP

The Video Dating Tape of Desmondo Ray, Aged 33 and ¾ 2013

DIGITAL, 2D COMPUTER ANIMATION AND LIVE ACTION, COLOUR, STEREO, 3:22 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR/SCRIPT/ANIMATOR: STEVE BAKER / CINEMATOGRAPHER: JASON HARGREAVES ACS / MUSIC: MEGAN CARNES / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: STEVE BAKER / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP

Baby Baby 2019

DIGITAL, 2D COMPUTER ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 1 MINUTE, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTORS/ANIMATORS: NIKHIL MARKALE, AGGELOS PAPANTONIOU / SCRIPT: AGGELOS PAPANTONIOU / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: NIKHIL MARKALE, AGGELOS PAPANTONIOU / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP