Animation Competitive Program 2020

The competitive animation program of the 6th Short Movie Club Film Festival.



The Quintet of the Sunset

Jie Weng (China, 8 min)

What we expect from the relationship with the animals reveals how we want to be treated and respected. The film focuses on the evolution and changes in the human beings’ life from the first-person perspective of an animal. In “The Quintet of the Sunset”, five cats with distinguished personalities live their healthy and happy lives thanks to the care and love of their owner Gina. When Gina reaches the end of her life, they watch over Gina forever in their own way and their hearts beat as one with Gina’s heart.


Daria Kashcheeva (Czech Republic, 15 min)

Animation film festival

Should you hide your pain? Close yourself inside your inner world, full of longing for your father’s love and its displays? Or should you understand and forgive before it is too late?

Raymonde or the vertical escape

Sarah Van Den Boom (France, 17 min)

Raymonde animation film festival

Raymonde is really fed up with peas, aphids, dirty panties and her kitchen garden to dig. After all, she would prefer sex, and love, and the immensity of the sky…


Michaela Mihalyi, David Štumpf (Czech Republic, France, Slovakia, 13 min)

animation competitive programme

The caretaker exhausted by everything, his frustrated wife and one totally depressed deer. Their mutual despair leads them to absurd events, because… shit happens all the time.


Jake Peckar (United States, 5 min)

Short Movie Club animation

Shahkboy is a typical Boston high school kid, doing drugs and getting busted for graffiti. Oh, and he’s half-shark.