International Program #7_2019


The back-bone of the whole MIAF mission. One of seven stunning programs showcasing the awesome diversity of animation made up from 4,000+ submissions. Every technique, every genre, every style – your annual window into the international indie animation universe.


Love Me, Fear Me
Veronica Solomon, Dascha Dauenhauer
Germany, 6’06, 2018
As astonishing punk ballet tour-de-force piece of plasticine animating.

Back And Forth
Lisa Foster
Belgium, 4’26, 2018
A restrained, beautifully understated visual essay on the dance of everyday life.

Paraic McGloughlin
Ireland, 1’30, 2018
A stunning, birds-eye view of a self-animating planet.

Steven Subotnick
USA, 4’30, 2018
A loosely biographical recount of the animator’s daughter battling the repetitive disciplines in learning ballet.

Paul Bush
Portugal, 5’42, 2018
The latest trail ride of montage replacement animation from a maestro of the form who is making it all his own.

Sun Zoom Spark
Gina Kamentsky
USA, 2’28, 2018
“Magnet draw day from dark. Sun zoom spark. Sun zoom spark”, Captain Beefheart.

Herman Brown Is Feeling Down
Dan Castro
UK, 6’05, 2018
Herman Brown has every reason to be happy. Herman Brown has every reason to be unhappy. How to decide?

Paranoja Paranoje
Katarina Jukić
Croatia, 5’00, 2018
Something’s nooooooot quite right here…

Pura Vida
Nata Metlukh
Estonia, 9’35, 2018
Four flawed friends unleash a torrent of mayhem on a visit to the tropics.

DNA Qualia
Risa Yamashita
Japan, 5’30, 2018
Somewhere deep in the centre lies the quietly relentless power supply that keeps us all going.

Alex Boya
Canada, 8’23, 2018
Arriving home, a wife discovers that her husband’s face has been replaced by an airplane turbine and he’s fallen in love with their kitchen.

Finity Calling
Jasper Kuipers
Netherlands, 15’02, 2018
An audacious piece of stop motion animation. When the fragile equilibrium in the group is broken, the results are explosive.


Jul 20 2019


6:30 pm - 7:50 pm

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Treasury Theatre
Lower Plaza, 1 Macarthur St, Melbourne VIC 3000