Screening
SHORTS 1: STRAIGHT-UP TOONS
SHORTS 1: STRAIGHT-UP TOONS
Synopsis

You like toons? We’ve got toons. This is frame-by-frame storytelling at its finest. With their stellar animation and classic toon appeal, these films will make you feel animated (after an hour of sitting still).

 

The screening will be followed by a Q&A.

Duration
02:00:00
Rating
NR
time
Apr 23 2016 10:45AM
location
George Brown College (Waterfront Campus)
- Seneca Cinema
BUY PASS
Moderator
Lillian Chan - Filmmaker
Panelist
Alexandre Veaux - Director - The Legend of the Crabe-Phare
Brett Jubinville - Creative Director / Co Owner
Fluorescent Hill - Filmmaker - Camry Cattle Herder
Henrique Barone (Giant Ant) - Director - Taiko Faito!
M.R. Horhager - Director - Starboard & Stern: "SOS"
Nathan Jurevicius - Director - Junction
Bird of Prey
Bird of Prey
dir. David de Rooij, Jelle Brunt
Netherlands, 2015
In this super-short spaghetti western, two cowboys are in a standoff regarding a precious bag. While tensions rise, they keep their hands on their revolvers. Meanwhile, a hungry vulture…
2:30
Camry Cattle Herder
Camry Cattle Herder
dir. Fluorescent Hill
Canada, 2015
Based on a TRUE STORY, Cheryl uses her 1991 Camry to save the day at the farm.
0:53
Cassette Girl
Cassette Girl
dir. Hiroyasu Kobayashi
Japan, 2015
In the year 20XX, the world has been encased in deep snow. And in that dark, cold world of eternal winter, all of its citizens and mediums are being monitored.
7:13
Changeover
Changeover
dir. Mehdi Alibeygi
Iran, 2014
A badminton shuttlecock has fallen in the corner of the pitch. A tiny bird comes along and mistake the shuttlecock for his mate.
1:58
Cooped
Cooped
dir. Mike A. Smith
USA, 2014
A sofa-bound dog is shocked to learn that a huge world lies outside the door – the maddening, unbreakable door.
9:03
If The Cuckoo Don’t Crow
If The Cuckoo Don’t Crow
dir. Steve Kirby
UK, 2015
If the cuckoo don’t crow, then you know there’s wind coming…" Brian from Melton recounts how his mother, Doris, was the woman who famously predicted the October 1987 hurricane and phoned…
1:50
Junction
Junction
dir. Nathan Jurevicius
Canada, 2016
For generations, the Face Changers have made the clay tokens that alter the winds and faces of their kin. This month, the youngest is tasked with taking the 10,000 footsteps to the…
7:07
Lune
Lune
dir. Toma Leroux, Patrick Delage
France, 2014
At night in a sleepy town in a deserted kitchen, a microwave turns, a bottle is warming up, a hungry baby is babbling. Who's gonna feed her?
6:16
O+AB-
O+AB-
dir. Reza Hadiani
Iran, 2015
Circle of blood between little blue fish and huge red fish.
3:30
Shudo
Shudo
dir. To-Anh Bach, Charles Badiller, Hugo Weiss
France, 2015
Two samurais face each other on a battlefield ravaged by war. Absorbed by their pride, they clash in a duel fuelled by deep emotions.
1:30
Starboard & Stern:
Starboard & Stern: "SOS"
dir. M.R. Horhager
Canada, 2015
Two shipwrecked cast-aways, Starboard and Stern, live on a small remote island within swimming distance of the Bermuda Triangle.
3:35
Super Science Friends - Episode 1:
Super Science Friends - Episode 1: "The Phantom Premise"
dir. Brett Jubinville
Canada, 0
Super Science Friends was created by Brett Jubinville. Animated by a lot of talented people at Tinman Creative Studios, it was successfully Kickstarted in November 2014. It features…
15:57
Tako Faito!
Tako Faito!
dir. Giant Ant
Canada, 2015
A modern samurai encounters a huge tentacle. They fight.
1:00
The Eye of the Storm
The Eye of the Storm
dir. Masanobu Hiraoka
Japan, 2015
Make yourself comfortable in the eye of the storm.
4:59
The Legend of the Crabe-Phare
The Legend of the Crabe-Phare
dir. Alexandre Veaux, Benjamin Lebourgeois, Gaëtan Borde, Mengjing Yang, Claire Vandermeersh
France, 2015
The Crab is a legendary crustacean. The legend says that he captures ships of lost fishermen and adds them to his collection. But the Lighthouse-Crab is getting older, and his collection…
6:45
The Seven Red Hoods
The Seven Red Hoods
dir. Leo Verrier
France, 2014
After stealing a fabulous treasure, a bunch of gangsters are on the run. As they go deeper into the forest and become lost, they slowly become legendary figures.
8:45
The Story of Gin
The Story of Gin
dir. Daniel Cantwell
Ireland, 2015
The story of the popular spirit, Gin's appeal throughout the decades, and particularly during in the cocktail era of the early 1950s.
1:20