Animation Shorts: Flights of Fancy All Ages

1.30PM Sat 8 Jan 2022 (50mins)
GOMA | Cinema A | Free

SYNOPSIS

Feel your heart soar with this collection of animated shorts that explore the joys of taking to the sky and achieving your dreams.

Monster’s Playground 2018 dir. Oh Yeah Wow (5 mins)

“Most kids have a dog, some a cat; fun lovin’ siblings Bro-Bro and Siswa however, are the proud owners of Monster! With his rusty and unpredictable magic, the trio set off on a fun adventure.” Screen Australia

Blockhead and Sparkles and the Flood of Tears 2021 dir. Digby Webster and Lauren Orrell (8.14 mins)

“Featuring hand-drawn oil pastels by acclaimed artist Digby Webster, this animated short film celebrates neurodiversity as it follows two friends with unique gifts.” Screen Australia

Olden Times: Cowboy Stories 2020 dir. Jonathan Daw & Grace Robinya (8.08 mins)

“Grace Robinya remembers the old days – station life. Cowboys herded cattle whilst women tended to the domestic.” Desart

Sole 2019 dir. Yori Narpati, Quynh Truong and Erika Ju (3.28 mins)

“Maia's grandpa was her hero. Despite his weak heart, he loved the outdoors, especially hiking the mountains near their hometown. There was just one climb he couldn't finish, and her greatest wish was to finish it for him. Sole is a 3-minute short film based on the true story of Paul Evans, who passed away before fulfilling his dream of hiking the Appalachian Trail. His wife gave out his hiking boots to strangers so that they could take 'him' with them on the hike. The film explores the relationship of Maia and her Grandpa, and how she overcomes grief by fulfilling his dream.” Yori Narpati

Junction 2016 dir. Nathan Jurevicius (7 mins)

“The youngest from a family of 'Face Changers' takes a journey to a mountain to alter the direction of the wind ” Vishus Productions

The Duck 2014 dir. Simon Cottee (9 mins)

“A duck, hopelessly in love with a rock that can never love him back, must take action before his heart breaks.” Screen Australia

Pinta Pinta Karlu 2019 dir. Jason Japaljarri Woods and Simon Japanangka Fisher (2:34 mins)

“A story about first contact with aeroplanes told by Francis Japurrurla Kelly” First Nations Media

Jasper 2018 dir. Simon Rippingale (15 mins)

“A young girl fascinated by flight, dreams of becoming an airforce pilot.” University of Technology, Sydney

Paper Boys 2020 dir. William Savage and Wendy Lu (1.43 mins)

“While finishing up his paper run, Marcian finds himself on the same street his friend Alden once lived on. He reminisces about the adventures they shared in this poignant tribute to the friendships which shaped their childhood and fleeting nature.” William Savage and Wendy Lu

The Story of Percival Pilts 2015 dir. John Lewis and Janette Goodey (2.12mins)

“This is the story of Percival P. Pilts, a man who has lived his whole life on stilts.” Screen Australia

CREDITS

Monster’s Playground 2018

DIGITAL, STOP MOTION (PLACTICINE) ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 5 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTORS/SCRIPT: SEAMUS SPILSBURY, DARCY PRENDERGAST / LEAD ANIMATOR: SEAMUS SPILSBURY / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: OH YEAH WOW / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP

Blockhead and Sparkles and the Flood of Tears 2021

DIGITAL, HAND-PAINTED AND 2D COMPUTER ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 8:14 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTORS: DIGBY WEBSTER, LAUREN ORRELL / PRODUCER: ROSIE LOURDE / SCRIPT: LAUREN ORRELL, ROSIE LOURDE / CREATIVE DIRECTOR: JESS MILNE / LEAD ANIMATOR: EVAN NEWBY / MUSIC: HELEN GRIMLEY / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: ALLYSHA WEBBER / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP

Olden Times: Cowboy Stories 2020

DIGITAL, 2D DIGITAL AND STOP MOTION (HAND PAINTED PAPER CUT) ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 1:55 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA / DIRECTORS: JONATHAN DAW, GRACE ROBINYA / SCRIPT: GRACE ROBINYA / PRINT SOURCE: JONATHAN DAW / RIGHTS: TANGENTYERE ARTISTS / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP

Sole 2019

DIGITAL, 2D COMPUTER ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 3:28 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTORS/SCRIPT/ANIMATORS: YORI NARPATI, QUYNH TRUONG, ERIKA JU / MUSIC: MEG BLUMBERG / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: YORI NARPATI, QUYNH TRUONG, ERIKA JU / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP

Junction 2016

DIGITAL, 3D COMPUTER ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 7 MINUTES, CANADA, LITHUANIA, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH/DIRECTOR/SCRIPT: NATHAN JUREVICIUS / LEAD ANIMATOR: DONNIE ANDERSON / MUSIC: LUKE JUREVICIUS / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: NATHAN JUREVICIUS / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP

The Duck 2014

DIGITAL, HAND-DRAWN COMPUTER ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 9 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR/ANIMATOR: SIMON COTTEE / SCRIPT: BEN LOORY / MUSIC: AUSTIN WINTORY / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: SIMON COTTEE / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP

Pinta Pinta Karlu 2019

DIGITAL, STOP MOTION ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 2:34 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, WARLPIRI (ENGLISH SUBTITLES) / DIRECTORS/ANIMATORS: JASON JAPALJARRI WOODS, SIMON JAPANANGKA FISHER / SCRIPT: FRANCIS JUPURRURLA KELLY / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: PAW MEDIA / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP

Jasper 2018

DIGITAL, 3D COMPUTER ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 2:22 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR: SIMON RIPPINGALE / CINEMATOGRAPHER: BRYCEN HORNE / LEAD ANIMATOR: GREGORY NAUD / MUSIC: JACKSON MILAS / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: SIMON RIPPINGALE / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP

Paper Boys 2020

DIGITAL, 2D HYBRID COMPUTER ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 1:43 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTORS/PRODUCERS/ANIMATORS: WILLIAM SAVAGE, WENDY LU / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: WILLIAM SAVAGE, WENDY LU / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP

The Story of Percival Pilts 2015

DIGITAL, 3D COMPUTER ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 9 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTORS/SCRIPT: JANETTE GOODEY, JOHN LEWIS / CINEMATOGRAPHER: GERALD THOMPSON / ANIMATOR: JOHN LEWIS / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: RON DIAMOND / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP