Car Shorts Award
Jock MOONEY, Alasdair BROTHERSON // England // 2013 // 03:30 min
As the first snow flake settles on cold concrete, the ice cream vans begin to contemplate the harsh winter ahead. For, like the caribou and the grey goose, the season marks the start of a long voyage in search of sunnier climes.
The Theory // England // 2013 // 02:22 min
###We present the smallest police chase ever seen, made using the world's smallest video projectors. 100% projected and filmed FOR REAL without CGI trickery, our film features an escaped convict, a determined cop and a fully armed police helicopter!###
Simon Heath // Neuseeland // 2014 // 04:11 min
###Gavin can't fly, let alone drive. His long suffering instructor, Don, is stuck yet again trying to get him through his flying license test. Which never ends well. When thuggish thief Hank hijacks their flying car after a heist, the roller-coaster ride through the high-rise city gets him more than he bargained for.),(Shot in one day with live actors against a computer generated city, in a computer generated flying car. This film has 40 visual effects shots created in just 14 weeks by a team of animation students from the Media Design School in New Zealand.###
Thierry TERRASSON // Frankreich // 2013 // 09:00 min
A traffic jam. A homeless at a traffic light, holding one of these signs nobody looks at anymore, chained to its precariousness. A pretty young woman in a car, chained to her work. These two opposite worlds will suddenly look to each other, thanks to the words written on a simple carton sign.
Bryce Veazey // Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika // 2013 // 07:00 min
Life is full of goodbyes and new beginnings. Sometimes in the most unexpected ways. Join one man as he finds that replacing the only vehicle he's ever known is much harder than he could have ever expected in ###Cars### - a short film from The Invisible World, Hawleywood Films and Major Oak Productions
Leo Baker // Australien // 2012 // 08:30 min
Two friends, Chaz and Henry, come across Ben, an injured university student who has just been mugged. Chaz and Henry offer Ben a lift home that he gratefully accepts. Once in the car, the two friends are more interested in learning about Ben, than hearing his tales of woe. Things take a more serious turn when Chaz begins to interrogate Ben?s motivations for his university course, and soon deepens to question his career choices, and even his personal life. Ill-prepared and vulnerable, Ben flounders under their sporting scrutiny, and Chaz pushes Ben to reconsider these big decisions in his life.
Marco Gadge, Nicolas Provost // Deutschland // 2009 // 13:09 min
Transporter of german! The two harderned gangsters Klaus and Bernd have to supply again. One package. It has get in time in this kind of business and the date should be always are kept. But this is not always .... And so Bernd and Klaus realize that a small traffic light becomes a big problem.
Hannes Gieseler, Kevin Meul // Deutschland, Indien // 2012 // 10:00 min
Men are gathering in hidden places to keep an old tradition alive. It's the thrill of speed and danger on a quarter mile drag strip. Two riders, four bulls, four wheels and 60 kilometers per hour for 25 seconds.
Malek Rizkallah // Kanada // 2013 // 01:57 min
In ###Crush###, a pair of dummies are being assembled for a crash test. (Moments before the test begins, a fateful spark alters the process. ),(This event ignites a connection between the couple, driving them to defy their destination.)
Alister Lockhart // Australien // 2011 // 10:30 min
Brash young punk Bernie is desperate for a cigarette as he cruises across the vast and barren landscape of Australia?s Nullarbor Plain; host to the longest, straightest stretch of road in the world. When he encounters cantankerous old Waddy in his rusty old jalopy, a contemporary road-rage ?tortoise and hare? story ensues.