Collection "Animation"

Gus & Waldo

Director
Massimo Fenati
Country
UK
Running time
7min
Year
2007

Gus & Waldo are a couple of gay penguins in love. They live in a cosmopolitan city and are children of todays society, with their detox diets and their iPods. In this short pilot episode of a possible TV series, our two feathered friends will be seen in 5 different situations, from their first couple-counselling session to the never ending and typical war over the remote control But penguins mate for life and with their very strong relationship, Gus & Waldo show usthat, at the end of the day, love is all that matters.

Hand in Hand

Director
Lasse Persson
Country
Sweden
Running time
4min
Year
1996

Four graceful girls of different skin colors are about to perform a beautiful tightrope dance high above the ground in sisterhood. But they are stopped by their prejudice and have to take bitter consequences.

Prizes and Awards:

1996 Bilbao International Film Festival of Documentary and Short Films: Golden Mikeldi

Listen

Director
Susan Justin
Country
Canada
Running time
3min
Year
2004

A daughters coming out to her mother falls on deaf ears. Sometimes people just dont want to listen.

Tomboy

Director
Joanna Griebel
Country
USA
Running time
7min
Year
2008

When a young girl is sent away for being different, she must hold on to what matters most or risk losing herself.

Prizes and Awards:

2009 Chicago Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival: Best Animated Film

Filled with Water

Director
Elka Kerkhofs
Country
Australia
Running time
6min
Year
2006

Anoka feels deep emptiness until she walks into a TV and her heart begins to glow for the ballerina inside. But she learns filling her heart can mean breaking it, when the one you love craves a stronger desire.

Prizes and Awards:

2007 EnhanceTV ATOM Awards in Melbourne: Best Tertiary Animation

Bikini

Director
Lasse Persson
Country
Sweden
Running time
7min
Year
2004

Bikini is a drawn musical about a youngster afraid of coming outafraid of coming out of the locker. It is the summer of 1960. The place is a beach where two happy twins comes to take a morning swim together with a girl friend with a pointed breast.

Dear Dad, Love Maria

Director
Vince Mascoli
Country
USA
Running time
4min
Year
2009

Dear Dad, Love Maria follows Maria, a young transwoman, writing a letter to her disapproving father the night before her gender reassignment surgery.

Prizes and Awards:

2009 Austin Lesbian and Gay Film Festival: Best Animated Short

Honey Bunny

Director
Lasse Persson
Country
Sweden
Running time
5min
Year
1992

A little man with a long thin nose is coming with his hot desires to a restaurant and orders Honey-Bunny. The big waitress is not sure what he means but does everything she can to help.

Dont Cry, Myung-ja. Your Make-up is Removing

Director
Jin Yoon-kyoung
Country
South Koreas
Running time
9min
Year
2007

To celebrate the 100th day anniversary with her boy friend, Myung-ja prepares lunch, dresses up and calls him. However, his phone is off and she feels uneasy. Finally, he breaks up with her over the phone. She bursts into tears.

Solo

Director
Martha Newbigging
Country
Canada
Running time
5min
Year
2005

A single gal venturing into a bar finds a groove all on her own.

Cut

Director
Susan Justin
Country
Canada
Running time
5min
Year
2008

Cut is a short animated film about a woman who gets a haircut on lunch and gets more than she bargained for.

Chump and Clump

Director
Stephan Sacher
Country
Germany
Running time
11min
Year
2008

Chump and Clump meet at a bus stop. Unfortunately they miss the bus and it comes only once a week, so they decide to wait for one week.

 All films are for adult viewing only.