GUFF SHORTS SESSION

GUFF SHORTS SESSION 4

 

 

Drama | 1h 25m 

GUFF21 Official Selection | 9x Australian Premiere

Screening from 9-17 July 2021

This is a collection of music videos and animation.

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PEAK

PEAK

 

Director: Ella Chau | 3m 38s  | Music Video | 2020 

Country: Australia | Language: English

A journey through an urban fantasy land created for the track ‘PEAK’ from French Concession. The clip reflects isolation and an introspective view from the artist, and was produced in the early days of Covid lockdown 2020.

SUPERSONICS CARAVAN PALACE

SUPERSONICS CARAVAN PALACE

 

Director: Béchir "Jiwee" Jouini | 3m | Australia Premiere | Music Video |  2020 

Country: France | Language: English

What if the walls could talk? In the new clip for CARAVAN PALACE, a city comes alive to the rhythm of graffiti. Caught up in this new animated world, our protagonist will then find himself plastered on the wall as a black and white poster (in the manner of JR).

Geneva Jacuzzis Casket

GENEVA JACUZZI’S CASKET

 

Director: Chris Friend |  6m 6s | Music Video | Australian Premiere |  2021 

Country: USA |  Language: English

The Pleasure-U BioDrone, her only assistant, has contracted an undiagnosed mental-disease. Kate Shaw is forced to amputate its head and keep the body alive in the Pleasure Center Casket, normally reserved for paying, near deceased clients. The BioDrone’s head, inside a reprogramming bag, continuously calls to Kate’s brain with strange visions.

SOU A TIGRESA

SOU A TIGRESA 

 

Director: Jairo Neto | 3m 42s | Australian Premiere | Music Video | 2020

Country: Brazil |  Language: France, Portugal

Based on a collage of memories and recollections of a not so distant past, this animated music video for the Brazilian musician Caetano Malta combines the surrealistic animation aesthetic with the remotely shot images from the singers.

Same old

SAMEOLD

 

Director: Dair Biroli | 5m 30s | Australian Premiere | Animation |  2021 

Country: Netherlands |  Language: No Dialogue

SameOld is an Animated short film about our connections with technology and brands. The story follows a day of a guy and his caregiver robots in an absurd reality.

HOW

HOW

 

Director: Vasilios Papaioannu | 6m 6s | Music Video | Australian Premiere | 2020 

Country: USA |  Language: English

Music video for Leo Crandall's "How" included in the album "Unknowable and Stunning Thing". Shot in 16mm and Super 8 film.

ARISE SHINE

ARISE, SHINE

 

Directors: Kim Collmer |  2m 53s | Music Video |  Australian Premiere | 2021 

Country: Germany |  Language: No Dialogue

Water, light and land swoon together to the slow rhythm of Jeff McGrory's soundscape. A simple, dreamy summer film evoking the soft feelings of a warm day.

GONG BATU

GONG BATU

 

Directors: Shouichi Iwamoto |  46m 16s | Music Video |  Australian Premiere | 2020

Country: Japan |  Language: No Dialogue

Listening to the sound of the place and responding to it The project "Place and Sound" by Shoichi Iwamoto who practices this simple theme.

Circles

CIRCLES

 

Director: Ricardo Praga | 3m | Australian Premiere | Experimental | 2020

Country: Portugal |  Language: No Dialogue

The dream-like trance the images holds are somewhat held up by the use of the iconic Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy which glues the disparate, almost hallucinogenic, scenes together.

ALIN ON THE MOON

AILIN ON THE MOON

 

Director: Claudia Ruiz | 5m | Australian Premiere | Animation | 2018

Country: Argentina |  Language: Spanish

Work, do the shopping, cooking, cleaning, ironing, taking care of Ailín: that is the routine of Vilma, mother of 40 years, overwhelmed by fatigue and skin intolerance. Ailín (4), just looking to play and demand the attention of a restless girl, one day causes the emotional outbreak of the mother. The routine that led them away must be broken to meet again.