Jun 6, 2017
14 short films from the WFG Distribution Catalogue will screen at the Melbourne International Animation Festival (June 18-25) in a special spotlight program.
The animation program will screen on Monday June 19, 2017. The program was curated by Monica Lowe, WFG’s Distribution Director, and she will be in attendance at the festival to introduce it.
Sun Moon Stars Rain
Canada, 3’20, 2009
An animated visual elegy, mourning the death of Mother Nature’s children.
Canada, 1’12, 2009
I am a spastic nerve cell–malfunctioning and sputtering out random visual “gobbledygook” in this on-going, work in progress.
Canada, 5’07, 2009
Set to music by Little Hawk, this animated and starkly honest story is a daughter’s tribute to her estranged mother.
Canada, 1’11, 2008
Disintegrating relationships leave only images behind.
Canada, 2’30, 1980
A short trip into daydream-like surrealism.
Neil McInnes, Cathy McInnes
Canada, 5’00, 2007
A tour de force, stop-motion animation re-imagining of the filmmaking process, Automoto takes place inside the ornately mechanized cinematic workshop of a wooden skeleton.
Mike Maryniuk, Matthew Rankin
Canada, 3’30, 2008
Cattle Call is a high-speed animated documentary about the art of livestock auctioneering using a variety of classic and avant-garde animation techniques.
Canada, 3’28, 2013
Seasick is a meditative exploration of one’s love of the sea, to the soundtrack of traditional Croatian music.
Canada, 6’28, 2013
Based on actual diary entries made between 1937 and 1945, this film explores the beautiful and lonely yearning elicited in the filmmaker by the many lost stories in Canadian prairie history.
Canada, 1’30, 2007
An animated movement of linear geometrical patterns set with traffic sounds.
Four Faces of the Moon
Canada, 12’56, 2016
This intricate stop-motion animation interlaces Canada’s colonial past with writer-director Amanda Strong’s personal family history.
Nude descending (After Duchamp)
Canada, 2’00, 2013
A 21st century update of Marcel Duchamp’s painting ‘Nude Descending a Staircase No. 2’.
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Ed Ackerman, Gregory Zbitnew
Canada, 5’00, 1980
An innovative experimental animated film that makes moving images with a photocopy machine.
“The Talk” True Stories about the Birds & the Bees
Canada, 8’50, 2016
There are things in life you never forget. One of them, like it or not, is “The Talk”.