Animation Shorts: Make Things, Break Things Ages 15+

11.15AM Sun 16 Jan 2022 (1hr)
GOMA | Cinema A | Free

SYNOPSIS

From a new take on the Adam and Eve story to a suicidal quest to battle a bridge troll, these stories playfully unpack many of life’s bigger questions and our desire for more – life, acceptance, companionship, and adventure.

L’Animateur 2007 dir. Nick Hilligoss (3:42 mins) 

"A Jester sets up his portable stage on a barren planet, and compels his puppets to enact an old story. A retelling of the Adam and Eve story from a different perspective." Nick Hilligoss

Zero 2010 dir. Christopher Kezelos (12:32 mins) 

"Born into a world of numbers, an oppressed zero discovers that through determination, courage, and love, nothing can be truly something." Christopher Kezelos

Contains mild impact themes and violence

The Maker 2011 dir. Christopher Kezelos (5:30 mins) 

"A strange creature races against time to make the most important and beautiful creation of his life." Christopher Kezelos

The Goat that Ate Time 2007 dir. Lucinda Schreiber (7:25) 

"A goat with an appetite for life realises that time is dangerously delicious." Screen Australia

The Albatross 2016 dir. Joel Best, Alex Jeremy, Alex Karonis (6:45) 

"In the centre of a freezing, misty lake, a struggling writer's solitary fishing trip is disrupted by a strange creature from the bottom of a whiskey bottle." Joel Best, Alex Jeremy, Alex Karonis

Contains moderate impact themes of addiction and substance abuse

Troll Bridge 2018 dir. Daniel Knight (25 mins)

"An old barbarian and his talking horse embark on a suicidal quest to battle a bridge troll." Screen Australia

CREDITS

L’Animateur 2007

DIGITAL, STOP MOTION (PUPPET) ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 3:42 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/ANIMATOR: NICK HILLIGOSS / MUSIC: JOHN GARDEN / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: NICK HILLIGOSS / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP

Zero 2010

DIGITAL, STOP MOTION (PUPPET) ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 12:32 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR/ SCRIPT: CHRISTOPHER KEZELOS / PRODUCER: CHRISTINE KEZELOS / ANIMATORS: CHRISTOPHER KEZELOS, MARK LAGANA, DAVID COX, CHRISTINE KEZELOS / MUSIC: KYLS BURTLAND / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: ZEALOUS CREATIVE / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP

The Maker 2011

DIGITAL, STOP MOTION (PUPPET) ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 5:30 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR/ SCRIPT: CHRISTOPHER KEZELOS / PRODUCER: CHRISTINE KEZELOS / ANIMATORS: CHRISTOPHER KEZELOS, MARK LAGANA, DAVID COX, AI IKEDA / MUSIC: PAUL HALLEY / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: ZEALOUS CREATIVE / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP

The Goat that Ate Time 2007

DIGITAL, 2D COMPUTER ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 7:25 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR/SCRIPT/ANIMATOR: LUCINDA SCHREIBER / MUSIC: MARTIN CRAFT / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: LUCINDA SCHREIBER / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP

The Albatross 2016

DIGITAL, 3D COMPUTER ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 6:45 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTORS/ANIMATORS: JOEL BEST, ALEX JEREMY, ALEX KARONIS / MUSIC: LOUIS ROBERT KING / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: JOEL BEST, ALEX JEREMY, ALEX KARONIS / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP

Troll Bridge 2018

DIGITAL, LIVE ACTION AND HAND ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 25 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR/SCRIPT: DANIEL KNIGHT / PRODUCER: AHREN MORRIS / LEAD ANIMATOR: CHRISTIAN BLOCH / SCRIPT: DANIEL KNIGHT, TERRY PRATCHETT (STORY) / MUSIC: JUNE PETERNEL / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: DANIEL KNIGHT / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP