LOVE IS BLIND , directed by Niall Byrne, 3 min, Ireland 2013,(Animation)
Synopsis: This is a romantic comedy with a unique, modern twist on the myth of Medusa. Medusa Alexandra Gorgon has Horrible Dating life, She’s living in an urban city with her best friend Ti. She sets off on a quest to find love, recording her video diary as it goes along. Her dates turn out disastrous but love might be closer than she thinks.
FALLEN SUN , directed by Ivan Andrijanic, 3min, USA 2013,(Music Video)
Synopsis: Shadow play meets Gothic world of Dracula castle in a romantic story told in an exciting animated combination of live action band performance integrated with 2D dynamic layers. Camera reveals layer after layer of the both – the song’s meaning and a construction of the shadow play.
WHAT CHER? , directed by Michael Slavens, 17min, USA 2013,(Comedy, Musical)
Synopsis: After the sudden passing of his wife, Stan (Richard Kind) finds himself in a state of shock. He tries to ignore his pain but finds himself followed by inescapable grief, or rather, followed by the inescapable What Cheer? Brigade, a 20-piece brass and percussion band drowning out his world with boisterous, ear-numbing song.
LOST IN PILSEN , directed by Gerard McKenzie, 24min, Ireland 2014(Drama, Adventure)
Synopsis: Lost in Pilsen tells the story of an unhappy young man who loses his job and discovers that his girlfriend is having an affair. What is about to be the worst week of his life continues when he decides to leave his girlfriend and Ireland to find work in Pilsen, Czech Republic. Will his luck ever change?
THE BEAUTIFUL XUANCHENG , directed by Wen Tian, 17min, China 2014,( Art, Installation)
Synopsis: Xuancheng is one of the cradles of Chinese culture and the birthplace of Chinese Xuan Paper. The culture of Xuancheng not only represents China, but also has international influence. This film wants to show the world the uniqueness of Xuancheng, humanities of Xuancheng and the beautiful scenery of Xuancheng. In the film, Spanish Flamenco artist Aida Gomez came to this cradle of Chinese culture and led the dialogue between Chinese civilization and Mediterranean civilization. It foils the film, and makes the film more artistic and moving. So the Xuancheng’s unique culture, spirits and characters are shown to the world.
Director Wen Tian
Tian Wen, graduated from Communication University of China, has specialized in the production of image films, and is the leader and the most influential director of China’s image films. His works The Beautiful Guangxi is the first city image film of China, therefore pioneers the China’s city image this new art category. And this kind of industry creates an industry of hundreds of billions RMB annually. His works has won:First Prize of The national highest prize in China TV literature and art of “Starlight Awards” ;Good Music Prize of The national highest prize in China TV literature and art of “Starlight Awards” ;First Prize of “Horse Award” —the national highest award on the subject of Chinese minorities;Chairman’s Awards”Pa Sasha”Awards of The British International Nature Film Festival;Best Film Award of American Niken International Film Festival;Audience Favorite Film Awards of American Niken International Film Festival;Best Documentary Award of Boston International Film Festival; Shortlisted for Palm Springs International Film Festival; The Beautiful Guangxi and The Beautiful Yibin are awarded the title of China’s top ten image films
KIKO’S PARADISE , directed by Paco Gisbert, 9min, Spain 2014(Animation)
Synopsis: Kiko is a “magician” who with a pencil brings his creations to life: beautiful teddy bear dolls. While in a world tour with his dolls Kiko has an airplane crash and remains trapped for twenty years on an island with only one surviving doll: Boro the teddy bear. During that time the old man forces the little teddy bear to look for his lost magic pencil with which he intends to draw his wife into life. When finally the little bear finds the pencil and gives it to Kiko the old man realizes the loneliness of Boro and with his last breath draws a couple for the doll.