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Shorts

Weird and Wonderful

Year 2011
Runtime 89 mins

FTW
DIRECTOR Tyler Funk, Alberta, 2011, 5 MIN
The key to success is to never take your eyes off the prize.

BIRDBOY
DIRECTOR Pedro Rivero, Spain, 2010, 13 MIN
A horrific accident permanently changes the lives of a community of talking
animals in this surreal Spanish CGI short.

THE TONGUELING
DIRECTOR Elli Vuorinen, Finland, 2010, 4 MIN
Tongues are erotic. Tongues are gross. Tongues can even be a little unsettling. In
this Finnish animation, tongues are all those things and more.

ELLA
DIRECTOR Dan Gitsham, UK, 2011, 9 MIN
Anthony Stewart Head (BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER, REPO: THE GENETIC OPERA)
stars in this dark recasting of the story of Little Red Riding Hood.

THE KOOK
DIRECTOR Nat Livingston Johnson and Gregory Mitnick, USA, 2011, 18 MIN
Cultist Fa begins to suspect the benevolent alien hologram she has been following
is not what it seems to be.

OUT OF ERASERS (SUDD)
DIRECTOR Erik Rosenlund, Denmark/Sweden, 2011, 15 MIN
Cinema has depicted many mysterious plagues, but never quite like this Swedish
short, which blends live action and animation to impressive effect.

LOVE BIRDS
DIRECTOR Brian Lye, Canada/Czech Republic, 2010, 7 MIN
Three highly unusual birds compete in a love triangle in this one-of-a-kind short
from Vancouver’s Brian Lye.

THE EXTERNAL WORLD
DIRECTOR David O’Reilly, Germany, 2010, 15 MIN
A boy learns to play piano. A darkly hilarious, profoundly offensive and multiple award-winning short from director David O’Reilly.

TUNE FOR TWO
DIRECTOR Gunnar Järvstad, Sweden, 2011, 3 MIN
A hit man and his target share a brief moment of humanity in a bleak winter
landscape.