14.10 – 21h00
CINANIMA À PORTA: AWARDED 2019
Session duration: 65´
Age rating: M/16
Sala de Espetáculos
*Pre-reservations can be made by purchasing a snack pack at the Maus Hábitos online store
CINANIMA À PORTA is the first partnership that takes place between Saco Azul & Maus Hábitos with the International Animation Film Festival of Espinho, which reaches its 44th EDITION this year.
In a pre-festival that takes place in November in the city of Espinho, the Sala do Maus and the city of Porto receive two special sessions during October month: the first presents the 2019 winners in different categories and the second, the program that results from the partnership with ESTONIAN ACADEMY OF ARTS. Enjoy!
António Gaio Award
Nestor, a man with several obsessive-compulsive behaviours lives in an unstable houseboat which never stops oscillating.
Direction: João Gonzalez
Production: Royal College of Art
United Kingdom | 0:05:30 | 2019 | 2D Computer
Louis, the painter, and his wife, Michelle, have been experiencing strange events. Their world seems to be mutating. Slowly, furniture, objects, people lose their realism. They are deconstructing and sometimes disintegrating.
Direction: Bruno Collet
Production: Jean-Françopis Le Corre, Mathieu Courtois
France | 0:12:02 | 2019 | Puppets
Best Short Film Award: Animated Documentary
Inspired by a true story, “Sangro” is the intimate confession of a person living with HIV. An animation film that tries to demystify issues about the virus which, to this day, persists in society’s imagination.
Direction: Tiago Minamisawa, Bruno H. Castro, Guto Br.
Production: Tiago MInamisawa
Brazil | 0:07:15 | 2019 | Drawing on paper, photos, animated objects, 2D comp.
Best Short Film Award: up to 5 minutes
In the beginning it was stain. A paintbrush reveals a being of gouache, opening him, transforming him, twisting him, completing him. From this accelerated evolution arises a conquering being…
Direction: Donato Sansone
Production: Nicolas Schmerkin
France | 0:04:40 | 2018 | Comp. 2D . 2D Comp.
Best Short Film Award: more than 5 up to 24 minutes
THE DARKER LIGHT
They grow like dogs those silent dreams. Your indelible torments, hidden borders. They fall like strawberries in the mud your blurry emotions. Like honey on thorns of thistles, distant sweetness.
Direction: Andrea Bonetti
Production: Andrea Bonetti
Italy | 0:08:00 | 2019 | Drawing on paper, others
Jury’s Special Award CINANIMA 2019
UNCLE THOMAS – ACCOUNTING FOR THE DAYS
From Regina’s personal and visual memories, a tribute to her uncle Thomas, a humble man with a simple and anonymous life. This is my acknowledgment of how one does not have to be ‘somebody’ to become exceptional in our life.
Direction: Regina Pessoa
Production: Ciclope Filmes – Abi Feijó, Office National du Film – Julie Roy, Les Armateurs – Rerginald de Guillebon
Portugal, Canada, France | 0:13:00 | 2019 | Cut-outs, 2D computer
Grande Prémio Award
At the Riviera residency, on a sweltering summer day, it’s nap time. The residents go about their business, sunbathing next to the swimming pool. Inside his dimly lit living room, a bored Mr. Henriet, is spying on his neighbours.
Direction: Jonas Schloesing
Production: Edwina Liard, Nidia Santiago, Marc Faye, David Braun
France | 0:15:00 | 2019 | Comp. 3D . 3D Computer. Draw on paper