The Palm Springs International Short Film Festival.
thoughts and opinions by Sarah Scheideman
Here are some hand picked favorites that we are really looking forward to checking out!!
Art Themed Shorts:
A Student Academy Award nominee for Best Animated Short, this delightful tale traces the path of two graffiti tigers through a modern European cityscape.
DIRECTOR: Libor Pixa
In a bizarre, animated world, a birdboy gets help from an unexpected source when a girl befriends him and saves him from his tormentors.
DIRECTOR: Pedro Rivero, Alberto Vasquez
Screenwriter: Pedro Rivero
Music: SUSO SÁIZ
An artwork’s truest beauty lies in the layers of work that most will never see, and this striking new film celebrates this dedication to the artistic process by exploring the works of international artists working in various fine art disciplines around the world.
DIRECTOR: Joe Kayser
Producer: Jennifer Golub
Editor: Jeff Buchanan
In this animated delight, a young boy with eye problems is forced to wear glasses, but he likes the world just fine the way he sees it.
DIRECTOR: Jean-Claude Rozec
Producer: Mathieu Courtois
Editor: Jean-Claude Rozec
Screenwriter: Jean-Claude Rozec
Music: Arnaud Bordelet
For the last 20 years, the prominent fashion designer Paul Smith has been the recipient of an odd collection of unwrapped packages sent by a mysterious person. Unwrap the mystery in this delightful and artful documentary.
DIRECTOR: Benjamin Wigley
Producer: Benjamin Wigley
After watching the last of the old movie theaters get destroyed in the Haiti earthquake, a local man enlists the help of a priest, two young aid workers, and the entire community to make his dream come alive on a hill above a tent city.
DIRECTOR: David Darg
Producer: Bryn Mooser
Editor: David Darg, Bryn Mooser
On a wintry night in New York, a surprising and magical event escapes everyone’s notice except the filmmaker’s watchful eye.
DIRECTOR: Brian Herman
In this haunting, fabulously animated tale, a boy leaves his country home for the big city, but returns after a series of strange encounters.
DIRECTOR: Paulina Majda
Editor: Janusz Czubak
Screenwriter: Pauline Majda
Music: Julita Gorecka
Here is the schedule.
Make sure to get a better view on their website at: www.psfilmfest.org
Of course, there is way more to this festival then the information we have provided… so, make sure to check out their website to learn more:
And I hope to see you there!