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MUCH BETTER NOW (6mins, Austria)
The main character is a bookmark, stuck in a forgotten book, in a life marked by standstill in a deserted room. One day wind knocks over the book and blows the bookmark onto the table, separating them. Unfolding hands and feet, the bookmark is swept back into the pages that turn into ocean waves and the two are united for a journey. With a surfboard it experiences its environment in a new way - wipe-outs, washouts and nosedives connect the hero to the ocean. The bookmark enjoys the ride of its life. As the book cover closes, the protagonist tries to get back into the book but fails. Light reveals other parts of the room packed with bookshelves and it faces new challenges.
TIME OF CHERRY BLOSSOMS (24mins, Taiwan)
This story is about a boy's adventure in the old and shabby temple where were burned by the secret reason.And the fantasy story happened unexpectedly and meet fancy friends and the spirit dolls.When he come back to the temple where was still gorgeous and bustling before,and then the boy saw the accident behind the old temple.
BLIND LUCK (2mins, Canada)
No synopsis available from film maker, but it is a film about a guide dog, his faithful owner and a bouncy red ball...
THE WANNA-BE ODDIE (3mins, Taiwan)
Oddie, the main character was interrupted by the bully, Pitt while he's having fun in front of a milk vending machine. Oddie later figured out a way to revenge and make fun of Pitt back.
999.999.999 (10mins, Germany)
Adrien works in a flower shop. It is special, because in the future there no trees and flowers anymore outside private rooms. He hate his boss and is bored about his boring daily routine. But he is also alone for a long time. But then, a unbelievable nice girl is enter the shop and now it is on him to change his life.
MISCAST (7mins, Australia)
When a video game character decides he wants to get out of games and into real TV & film, he encounters more difficulties than he bargained for.
THE JOCKSTRAP RAIDERS (19mins, USA)
The Jockstrap Raiders takes place during World War I in Leeds, England. A group of underdog misfits are excluded from the war due to various abnormalities. Threatened by the invading German Kaiser and his army, they must learn to become a team and overcome their deficiencies in order to save Britain and the world.
Part of the The British Animation Film Festival 2012