994. Johnny Express –

SUMMARY: An intergalactic delivery man attempts to deliver a microscopic parcel to a community he can’t even see. WHY IT’S HERE: Kyungmin Woo’s ‘Johnny Express’ is a hilarious, anarchic short with a deceptively dark sense of humour. Beautifully cartoony, brightly coloured visuals do not prepare the viewer for the total annihilation that is coming. The … More 994. Johnny Express –

993. We Can’t Live Without Cosmos – Konstantin Bronzit

SUMMARY: Two cosmonauts who have been friends since childhood strive to complete their training for a potentially deadly space mission. WHY IT’S HERE: Konstantin Bronzit Oscar nominated ‘We Can’t Live Without Cosmos’ is a terrific and wholly unpredictable gem of a film which begins as a hysterical comedy and slowly shifts into something darker. Wonderfull … More 993. We Can’t Live Without Cosmos – Konstantin Bronzit

992. Bear Story – Gabriel Osorio Vargas

SUMMARY: An old bear creates a mechanical diorama that tells the story of his life. WHY IT’S HERE: Gabriel Osorio Vargas’ ‘Bear Story’ was the first Chilean film ever to win an Oscar but its achievements go beyond this simple statistic. This film was inspired by the director’s grandfather Leopoldo Osorio’s experience as a socialist … More 992. Bear Story – Gabriel Osorio Vargas

991. Isola del Giglio – Tom Schroeder

SUMMARY: Images of life on Isola del Giglio, in the form of an animated sketchbook. WHY IT’S HERE: Tom Schroeder’s wonderful ‘Isola del Giglio’ shares an atmosphere with other animated travelogues such as ‘Madagascar, A Journey Diary’ and ‘Journey to Cape Verde’, in that it evokes a time and place through animated sketches depicted as … More 991. Isola del Giglio – Tom Schroeder

990 – Grounded – Melody Wang, Steven Bryant, Justine Howard, Bronwyn Jackson, Jeung-Ha Kim, Alex Kolano, Shiyou Li, Khoebe Magsaysay, Margaret Perrie, Kelsey Ryan, Evan Sangster-Keeley, Tasha Surendra, Inna Testolini

SUMMARY: A rabbit takes to the sky to save his little brother when he is carried away by helium balloons. WHY IT’S HERE: A student film made as a collaborative project by thirteen directors, ‘Grounded’ is a charming little film that has a joyous sense of the creators’ love for animation. A rescue story in … More 990 – Grounded – Melody Wang, Steven Bryant, Justine Howard, Bronwyn Jackson, Jeung-Ha Kim, Alex Kolano, Shiyou Li, Khoebe Magsaysay, Margaret Perrie, Kelsey Ryan, Evan Sangster-Keeley, Tasha Surendra, Inna Testolini