Monday, October 26, 2020

Tag: Animation

Daughter (2019)

Title: Daughter
Rating: NR
Directed by: Daria Kashcheeva
Written by: Daria Kashcheeva
Release Date: 10/20/2019
Running Time: 15 minutes

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A young girl buries in her soul a memory of a painful moment, when as a child she brought home an injured bird and her father burdened by his own weight of worries didn’t notice her feelings and longing for understanding. The girl took her father’s reaction as indifference and closed herself in her inner world longing for her father’s love and its manifestations. Since that moment she and her dad continued to grow apart, and as an adult she is no longer able to accept his endearments. The father suffers from guilt and searches for a way back to his daughter, trying to revive their lost relationship.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: During the ShortsTV Oscar-Nominated version of this short, a video is shown of the team who made the film’s live reaction to hearing they were nominated for the Oscar.

Dedication: Dedicated to Mom and Dad

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Sister (2018)

Title: Sister
Rating: NR
Directed by: Siqi Song
Written by: Siqi Song
Starring: Bingyang Liu
Release Date: 1/10/2019
Running Time: 8 minutes

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A man remembers his childhood memory of growing up with an annoying little sister in 1990s China. How would his life have been if things had gone differently?


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: During the ShortsTV Oscar-Nominated version of this short, a video is shown of the team who made the film’s live reaction to hearing they were nominated for the Oscar.

Dedication: Dedicated to the siblings we never had

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Memorable (2019)

Title: Mémorable
Rating: NR
Directed by: Bruno Collet
Written by: Bruno Collet
Starring: Dominique Reymond and André Wilms
Release Date: 1/31/2020
Running Time: 12 minutes

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Recently, Louis, a painter, and his wife Michelle, have been experiencing strange events. The universe around them seems to be changing. Slowly, furniture, objects, people lose their realism. They deconstruct, sometimes disintegrate.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: During the ShortsTV Oscar-Nominated version of this short, a video is shown of the team who made the film’s live reaction to hearing they were nominated for the Oscar.

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Kitbull (2019)

Title: Kitbull
Rating: PG
Directed by: Rosana Sullivan
Written by: Rosana Sullivan
Release Date: 2/18/2019
Running Time: 9 minutes

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An unlikely connection sparks between two creatures: a fiercely independent stray kitten and a pit bull. Together, they experience friendship for the first time.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Bird & The Whale, The (2018)*

Title: The Bird & The Whale
Rating: NR
Directed by: Carol Freeman
Written by: Carol Freeman
Release Date: 1/2018
Running Time: 7 minutes

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The Bird and the Whale is a story about a young whale struggling to find his voice. After straying too far from his family to explore a shipwreck, he discovers it’s sole survivor, a caged songbird. Together they struggle to survive lost at sea.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Hors piste (2019)

Title: Hors piste
Rating: NR
Directed by: Léo Brunel, Loris Cavalier, Camille Jalabert, and Oscar Malet
Release Date: 6/18/2019
Running Time: 6 minutes

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The two best rescue workers in the region take off for their umpteenth mission. Professionalism and efficiency all around, but things don’t really go as planned…


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Maestro (2019)

Title: Maestro
Rating: NR
Directed by: Florian Babikian, Victor Caire, Théophile Dufresne, Gabriel Grapperon, and Lucas Navarro
Release Date: 1/31/2020
Running Time: 2 minutes

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Deep into a forest, a gathering of wild animals start a nocturnal opera, conducted by a squirrel.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: The credits play over the final forest scene with the animals dissipating.

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Legend of Deification (2020)?

Title: Legend of Deification (aka. Jiang Ziya)
Rating: NR
Directed by: Teng Cheng and Li Wei
Release Date: 1/25/2020
Running Time: 110 minutes

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Jiang Ziya, a top commander in the divine army of the Kunlun Sect, is victorious in the battle between the Heavenly powers and the Shang dynasty. Before he can ascend to his new position among the Gods, he is ordered to execute the Nine-Tailed Fox Demon who threatens the mortals’ very existence. But when the Fox Demon shows him the secret to her power, an innocent human girl, he is unable to complete his task resulting in his banishment to the mortal realm forever. Ten years later, atop the ruins of war, Jiang Ziya is once again given a task that will bring him back to the Heavenly realm – execute the Nine Tail Fox Demon regardless if the innocent life is lost. Now Jiang Ziya must decide – follow the will of heaven or find his own path to becoming a true god.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Unknown


Are There Any Extras After The Credits? Unknown

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Weathering with You (2019)

Title: Weathering with You
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Makoto Shinkai
Written by: Makoto Shinkai
Starring: Kotaro Daigo, Nana Mori, and Shun Oguri
Release Date: 1/17/2020
Running Time: 112 minutes

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The summer of his high school freshman year, Hodaka runs away from his remote island home to Tokyo, and quickly finds himself pushed to his financial and personal limits. The weather is unusually gloomy and rainy every day, as if to suggest his future. He lives his days in isolation, but finally finds work as a writer for a mysterious occult magazine. Then one day, Hodaka meets Hina on a busy street corner. This bright and strong-willed girl possesses a strange and wonderful ability: the power to stop the rain and clear the sky…


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


White Snake (2019)*

Title: White Snake
Rating: NR
Directed by: Amp Wong and Ji Zhao
Written by: Damao
Starring: Vincent Rodriguez III, Matthew Moy, and Faye Mata
Release Date: 1/11/2019
Running Time: 99 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?



One day a young woman named Blanca is saved by Xuan, a snake catcher from a nearby village. She has lost her memory, and together they go on a journey to discover her real identity, developing deeper feelings for one another along the way. But as they learn more about her past, they uncover a darker plot of supernatural forces vying for power, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance. Conceived as a prequel to one of the most ancient and enduring stories in Chinese history, White Snake presents a sumptuous tale of trickster demons, deadly mythical beasts, assassins, wuxia action, and the promise of eternal love.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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