Eine Animation, die versucht, menschliche Konstrukte zu ordnen. Ein vertikaler Lebens- und Arbeitsraum, der die Entwicklung vom nackten Überleben bis hin zur Entfremdung im Spätkapitalismus nachzeichnet.
Drei Fragen an die Regie
1. Short Film has a unique way of telling stories and exploring themes. What is it that fascinates you about the short format?
Toby Auberg: I think that shorts can showcase cool concepts/narrative devices and techniques that feature films struggle to carry for 70+ minutes, both in terms of keeping engagement and also for commercial considerations. Short films are generally more risk tolerant, which is a beautiful thing!
2. The program your film is selected for is called “Tracing Home Turf”: What connection do you see between your film and that title?
Toby Auberg: Oh gosh, I guess in a way my film is trying to map (or "trace!") the constructs that make up the pseudo-dystopia of late capitalism in the West (my "home turf!") . I hope that's not too much of a stretch...
3. What film has inspried you most to make films yourself and what part of it do you see in your own work?
Toby Auberg: I'd struggle to think of one that got me into filmmaking but the short that started to convert me from live action filmmaking to animation was Jonas Odell's "Lies", one of the segments in that film had a very cool, very 2007 punk(-ish) collagey vibe that made the idea of animation instantly more accessible to me and I can definitely trace the 3D collage techniques used in 'Pile' back to that film.
Produktion: Suzanne Buchan
Regie: Toby Auberg
Sales Agent: Luce Grosjean