Future Vision

Thursday, April 12, 3:30 PM

Down Escalation
Director: Shunsaku Hayashi
Animation
8 minutes
Japan

Delving into the deeper layers of itself, the flesh is melted until the form no longer exists.

Pillow
Director: Éanna Mac Cana
Experimental
2 minutes
United Kingdom

A surreal piece that conveys the thoughts and feelings of bad news.

Mahogany Too
Director: Akosua Adoma Owusu
Experimental
4 minutes
USA

Inspired by Nollywood’s distinct re-imagining of sequels, Mahogany Too, interprets the 1975 cult classic, Mahogany, a fashion-infused romantic drama.

Strange Beasts
Director: Magali Barbe
Narrative
6 minutes
United Kingdom

An augmented reality game allows you to create and grow your own ‘pet’ but how far can it go?

M1-KØ
Director: Fahad Shaikh
Documentary
8 minutes
United Arab Emirates

Mikolaj Zenliski, a Polish software engineer could be blasting off to the red planet after getting through to the next stage of the Mars One project.

Bear & Stella
Director: John Joseph MacDonald
Narrative
14 minutes
USA

Bear searches for his estranged girlfriend Stella and tries to bring her home in this surrealist drama.

Smashed
Director: Sean Lahiff
Narrative
12 minutes
Australia

A prank swerves out of control and traps everyone in a recurring nightmare.

Joan
Director: Jana Stella
Narrative
10 minutes
USA

A member of a rebel group plans to go underground but she’s captured by government forces and brought to a secret detainment facility.

The Day The Dogs Disappeared
Director: Ruth Mellaerts/Boris Kuijpers
Narrative
21 minutes
Belgium

A story about fear and its insidious rhetoric.

Posted in Competition 2018, Shorts