Previously at the ICA - Films
23 Jul 2011 – 26 Jul 2011
For factual and fictional work by filmmakers from around the world and under 12 minutes.
I Fall Down
Dir. Jesse Collett, (Jesse Collett) UK, 3m 10s
A giant toad who lives on a mountain of rubbish is going about his daily business when suddenly his reality is shattered.
Isaac And Quincy – The Tv Show?
Dir. Tea & Cheese, (Tea & Cheese) UK, 3m 44s
Isaac and Quincy are two super fly detectives who live and work in Big City: home to big dreams, big boobs and big crime! Each episode introduces a bizarre new case and with the help of B.C.P.D.'s finest (nut-jobs), they attempt to serve up some justice... Afro Justice!
Dir. Hannes Stummvoll, (Central Saint Martin’s College) UK, 1m 55s
Chloé is distracted from work at the wheat harvest by some strange creature. She follows it on a adventurous run across the landscape.
Occupation: Movements Ii & Iii
Dir. Eric Schockmel, (Watergun) Luxembourg/UK, 6m 31s
"Occupation: Movements II & III" deals with an ecological narrative, visually reminiscent of video game design and science-fiction.
The Eagleman Stag
Dir. Mikey Please, (Royal College of Art) UK, 8m 55s
Peter's life has been spent in both fascination and fear of his quickening perception of time with age. As he nears the end of his days, his interest turns to obsession and he undertakes progressively extreme measures to control and counter time's increasing pace. Peter also discovers that if you repeat the word 'fly' for long enough, it sounds like you're saying 'life'. This is of no real help to him. His answers lie in the brain of a beetle.
Spin Spun Span
Dir. Emily Howells & Anne Wilkins UK, 4m 31s
A surreal journey through the cotton factories of the North West of England, led by a choir of singing spindles and a spinning mule.
Dir. Mark Nute, (Baby Cow Animation) UK, 7m 11s
Marvin was born with a hole in his head. He wasn't born stupid, he wasn't born dead.
Dir. Kris Hofmann, Austria, 4m 45s
Today’s tales of Romeo and Juliet are ever more often short lived. But as we tend to dispose of relationships with growing flippancy, we time and time again have to come to terms with the notion of not knowing a good thing until its gone.
Dir. Sumo Science, (Aardman Animations) UK, 1m 30s
Dot is a tiny 9mm girl who wakes up in a magical, magnified world to discover her surroundings are caving in around her. She escapes the encroaching wave of destruction as her world unravels via a path made up of tiny, familiar objects. The film set a new world record for the smallest stop motion animated character in a film.
Dir. Jessica Ashman, (DigiCult) UK, 11m 26s
Lucy thinks her brother Luka is broken. His obsessive, meticulous, infuriating arrangements of sugar cubes and thimbles prove it. Lucy thinks he should be fixed, but not in the way she imagines...
A Morning Stroll
Dir. Grant Orchard, (Studio AKA) UK, 6m 47s