27. International Film Festival ZOOM – ZBLIŻENIA 04 – 10.03.2024 / Jelenia Góra / Poland

Short animated film competition – part III

Short animated film competition – part III

THURSDAY, 09.03.2023, 14:15-15:30, (JCK, BANKOWA st. 28/30)
13 To nie będzie film festiwalowy (This Will Not Be a Festival Film) – Julia Orlik (PL)


A tale of a girl who studied animation and spent four years without a day of holidays. An animated short about a film school student who is working on her graduation film.

PL, 2022, 08:00, dir. Julia Orlik, prod. Agata Golańska / Łódź Film School



Driving along the motorway, Will loses his sense of scale. As his crippling drug addiction deepens, he struggles to unpick the sequence of events that led to his predicament, before he’s lost forever.

FRA/UK/BEL/CZE, 2022, 15:00, dir. Joseph Pierce, prod. Hélène Mitjavile


14 SCALE – Joseph Pierce (FRAUKBELCZE)
15 A Goat’s Spell – Gerhard Funk (D)


A Child and its day. A conquest before breakfast, a clueless goat next to the house, a couple of promising airplanes far up in the sky. Then things and events fall apart. The goat seems to be linked to all of that. If there is any link between anything at all.

D, 2022, 09:00, dir. Gerhard Funk, prod. Karsten Matern, Gerhard Funk



A giant cruise ship is drifting through a dissolving world. Although the passengers seem to know that this ship is going down, nobody bothers anymore. Only when the engine starts to fade and the captains voice is breaking in the PA, a sense of panic arises. What to do when we have to say goodbye? Three children on board decide to do something nice.

D, 2021, 16:45, dir./ prod. Hannah Stragholz, Simon Steinhorst


16 Doom Cruise – Hannah Stragholz, Simon Steinhorst (D)
17 Kolaj (Collage) – Gülce Besen Dilek (D)


As a girl grows up, her world starts to become more complicated. She notices lines appearing on people’s faces that she hadn’t noticed before. While trying to see the hidden lives in between her neighbors’ facial features, her own face struggles to ignore an unwanted line from her childhood.

D, Kolaj, 2022, 09:00, dir./ prod. Gülce Besen Dilek



Once upon a time in a small village in a far-away, carps are preparing for the Christmas eve – peaceful and happy as required by the traditions. But Christmas has failed to meet these values long time ago. They have become the peak of the year-round consumption and there are some who may lose their lives in the honor of these sacred days.

CZE, 2022, 07:58, dir. Anna Heribanová, prod. Ondřej Šejnoha – FAMU


18 Carp Xmass – Anna Heribanová (CZE)
A modern theme for the film industry & video production