GINDIE SHORTS SESSION 6

GINDIE SHORTS SESSION 6

 

 

Animation, Music Video | 1h 22m 

GINDIE21 Official Selection | 4x World Premiere 8x Australian Premiere 1x Victorian Premiere

Screening from 16-23 July 2021

This is a collection of animation and music video clips from around the world.

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Balloon

BALLOONS

 

Director: Jeannie Tse | 4m | Animation | World Premiere | 2020 

Country: Hong Kong | Language: No Dialogue

In a world where everyone's head is made of a balloon, Balloon man goes to work and passes through different balloons where some float and some do not. He goes into his office and starts to work. But what kind of job does a balloon has?

yan

YAN

 

Director: Vesper Guo | 11m 50s | Animation, Experimental | World Premiere | 2020 

Country: USA | Language: English

YAN is a video essay inspired by my personal experience of quitting smoking. Within the duration of smoking a cigarette, the process of dealing with my addiction is paralleled to an attempt to reconcile with myself from my memory with a disconnected friend a relationship that is sustained via pixels.

Magic Matches

MAGIC MATCHES

 

Director: Yunkyung Yang | 5m 11s | Animation | Australian Premiere | 2020 

Country: Korea | Language: Korean

These matches allow humans to breath anywhere the light reaches, including underwater. There are characters living underwater who become friends with humans. Actually, they are hired by the company as tour guides. The main character decides to purchase the magic matches after seeing an advertisement. They suffer from their painful memories, while the tour guide who lives underwater listens and teaches them how to “organise” their wounded mind.

FALSE MEMORY

FALSE MEMORY

 

Director: Shuyu Li , Wenyu Liu | 18m 10s | Animation | Australian Premiere | 2020 

Country: China | Language: Chinese

Unwilling to accept the fact of his friend Shi Yan’s passing away, the hero materialises Shi Yan in his memory in the form of a Bug Man, who continues to play with him to escape the depressing reality. Bug Man Shi Yan is monitored by the Memory Administration Bureau, and the memory collectors Fang Tang and Bai Zhong are assigned to retrieve him.

good vibes only

GOOD VIBES ONLY

 

Director: Renat Ibragimov | 3m 38s | Animation, Music Video | Australian Premiere | 2020 

Country: Russian Federation | Language: English

Night journey through the night city. No plot movie, just Good Vibes Only

I DONT KNOW

I DON’T KNOW

 

Director: Jackson Hayat | 3m 46s | Music Video | World Premiere | 2020 

Country: Australia | Language: English

Whilst mundanely binging television programs, James becomes engrossed in a vibrant karaoke show, though things start to get all too real when the the performers succeed the limits of the screen.

DREAMS

DREAMS

 

Director: Lachlan Bembrick | 5m 51s | Music Video | Victoria Premiere | 2020 

Country: Australia | Language: English

Official Music Video for the song "Dreams" by electronic artist Romain Quessaud JSZ.

Beijing Baby

BEIJING BABY

 

Director: Lauren Bessey | 5m | Music Video | 2020 

Country: Australia | Language: English

Teen girl, Adeline, is stuck in an unsatisfying life, caught up in being prim, perfect, and proper. After years of being caved in by the claustrophobic belief that appearances and money are everything in society and her world, Adeline urges herself to escape.

OLODE

OLODE

 

Director: Ricardo Sêco | 2m 55s | Music Video | Australian Premiere | 2020 

Country: Brazil | Language: English

Music video for the music "Olodé“, performed by brazilian musician Kiko Dinucci. Stop motion made by photos taken during the pandemic time in the streets of São Paulo.

HELP

HELP

 

Director: Erica Schreiner | 3m | Music Video | Australian Premiere | 2020 

Country: USA | Language: English

Psychedelic art rock band The Grasping Straws will be releasing a music video for the song “Help” from their upcoming EP, Signs of Life. The video is produced by Bushwick video and performance artist Erica Schreiner.

Gym Junkie

GYM JUNKIE

 

Director: Sam Osborn Rassaby, Bryce Padovan | 5m 23s | Music Video | 2020 

Country: Australia | Language: English

Stood up one too many times by her GYM JUNKIE boyfriend, our hellbent heroine decides it's time for revenge! With the help of some hired muscle and plenty of lyrca, she's about to show Johnny the true meaning of getting shredded. Gym Junkie is equal parts sassy, funky and a little bit scary.

ALGO-1

ALGO_1

 

Director: Diego Martins | 5m 58s | Music Video | Australian Premiere | 2020 

Country: Brazil | Language: No Dialogue

In an apartment at the Copan Building, in São Paulo, Jesuíta Barbosa embarks on a poetic journey of discoveries and desires in a space and time scrambled by architecture and light. The character sets out on a journey of connection, exploring his body in a solitary dance at Niemeyer's building.

La_que_es

LA QUE ES

 

Director: Joy Castañeda | 3m 18s | Music Video | Australian Premiere | 2021 

Country: USA | Language: Spanish

A woman ¨La que es¨ to the sound of the music that tells her to move her body, appears tied and her mission is to be able to free herself, and thus connect with the most primitive, dance and painting, ancestral manifestations of the human being to express herself . It is a fight between the futuristic and our past.

BLACK SLEEP

BLACK SHEEP

 

Director: Gianvincenzo Pugliese | 3m 3s | Music Video | World Premiere | 2020 

Country: Italy | Language: Italian

As I was building “Pecore Nere” s videoclip, I found myself unwrapping the emotional story of my family, juxtaposing the images that instinct suggested to me with dreamlike connections, never fully narrative. Since it’s an independent / no budget project, I was paradoxically free to shape those images with care.

QUANTUM CLOUDS

QUANTUM CLOUDS

 

Director: Dimitris Giouzepas | 3m 46s | Music Video | Australian Premiere | 2020 

Country: Greece | Language: No Dialogue

Unsettling visuals for an unsettling tune, an ever-evolving Rorschach inkblot, an ungrasped idea