Animated Europe 

Short animations from Europe

Take me please

The boy hesitates, finally the girl calls it quits, and when they meet again, the girl is with her new boyfriend. The boy is shocked, his surrealistic journey reflects his mood swings.

Director: Olivér Hegyi
Country: Hungary
Year: 2017
Duration: 14 min
1st Day & Next Minute

An explicit punk-rush adventure into a gender fluid person zone of desires where lust & responsibility is constantly dividing & demanding needs.

Director: Sara Koppel
Country: Denmark
Year: 2017
Duration: 3 min
Threads

In a universe where people are seeking connections with others, a woman and a small child are brought together as mother and daughter. Inside the bubble of the mother’s protection, the child learns about love and trust, and ultimately how to form her own attachments.

Director: Toril Kove
Country: Norway
Year: 2017
Duration: 9 min
Vermin

A Rat poet, whose hopeful poetry contrasts the world in which he lives in, gets confronted with the harshness of a society bias towards Mice.

Orig. title: Vermine
Director: Jérémie Becquer
Country: Denmark
Year: 2018
Duration: 7 min
Inanimate

Katrine has a normal life, a normal job, a normal boyfriend and a normal apartment in a normal city. Or at least that’s what she thinks until one day everything starts falling apart – literally!

Director: Lucia Bulgheroni
Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2018
Duration: 8 min
Cyclists

The cycling season is nearing its grand finale. During the final race, the two men in the lead are competing for more than the Grand Trophy; they are fighting for the affection of a lady and fulfilment of their erotic fantasies. Meanwhile, the small port town prepares for the arrival of a large ocean liner and its dashing captain.

Director: Veljko Popović
Country: Croatia, France
Year: 2018
Duration: 8 min
Bacchus

Alex, a young woman bored with modern life, is lured by Bacchus into a colorful and mysterious world to explore her deepest desires.

Director: Rikke Alma Krogshave
Country: Denmark
Year: 2018
Duration: 5 min
Mary and 7 Dwarfs

Having spent her entire life behind the convent walls old and dignified nun Maria has decided to fulfill her childhood dream. The only obstacle on her way is her fragmentary, almost non-existent memory. Maria is afraid that her ultimate dream may turn out to be a sin instead.

Orig. title: Maria ja 7 pöialpoissi
Director: Riho Unt
Country: Estonia
Year: 2017
Duration: 13 min
Yellow

Yellow is a short animated film telling metaphoric story of young opera singer Viola. Scared of everything yellow, sunny and spontaneous she hides herself in sad violet shadows. Will she find her way to happiness?

Orig. title: Žltá
Director: Ivana Sebestova
Country: Slovakia
Year: 2017
Duration: 7 min
Barbeque

Barbeque is the visceral journey about coping with post traumatic stress disorder, exploring and visualising feelings of shame and disembodiment.

Director: Jenny Jokela
Country: Finland, United Kingdom
Year: 2017
Duration: 6 min

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