Thursday, October 16, 2008

Singapore Animated! next Saturday

SCNUK is proud to present the first public screening of some of the best animations from Singapore.

We have award-winning director in the Singapore International Film Festival, Gavin Lim, to curate the animations which will be screened at an audience capacity of 185 at the Institute of Contemporary Art.

The following are the synopsis of the featured animations:

3 Feet Apart
by Jason Lai
6 mins, 2002

Set in the near future, this is a charming tale about Han, a boy who is born with a phone inside his head. He is in love with Pepper, a girl who is born with two small speakers inside her head and a small TV inside her right palm. Han and Pepper are a pair of star crossed lovers – for they always have to be three feet apart from each other.

Crocodile Journals by Yeo Lee
6:30 mins, 2004

A crocodile disguises himself as a human being, to live in the human world. Although no one knows about his true identity, they sense that he is different. One day, he gets an invitation to a
masquerade party and his true identity is revealed.

SuperDONG by Pok Yue Weng
4 mins, 2007 (PG – Parental Guidance)

What happens to toilet graffiti when we're not looking?

The Mole by Victric Tang
12 mins, 2007

Little Molly Parker fell sick one autumn. Her worried parents quickly summoned the family doctor, Mr Anderson, to attend to her. The first visit from the doctorwas such a titillating experience that Molly secretly hopes for his next visit. Herdark desire leads to an unexpected turn in her life. The Mole is a whimsical taleabout longing and pining.

Overhead Clouds by Yeo Lee Nah
5 mins, 2005

Unable to find employment, a man finds himself in an unusual situation when a dark cloud begins to hang over his head feeding off his energy…

Subject by Davier Yoon
2.40 mins, 2008

A test subject in an experimental facility finds a way to escape, but it soon becomes apparent that escape is not what he is after.

White by Tan Wei Keong
2 mins, 2007

A man decides to give up his head for a fanciful one in the name of self-improvement.

Elephant OK by Srinivas Bhakta
6 mins, 2007

Entering a forest where everyone is approved as elephants, a real elephant finds it difficult to prove himself an elephant.

Bloom by Srinivas Bhakta
5 mins, 2005

Inspired by a folk tale from India, this animated short narrates and explores a dream like relationship between a young lady and a tree.

Nothing We’re Just Talking
by FromPamm
5 mins, 2008

A make believe transit of pretend conversations over scenes that have grown to be insignificant; drawing a parallel to the theory of an anti-social society.

Tickets are on sale at ICA box office: 020 79303647
The event will start at 10.30 am at the ICA, Institute of Contemporary Art,
The Mall, SW1Y 5AH

This event is proudly sponsored by
Void Deck Films & Objectifs Films


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