Childish Shorts

  • Electric Soul
  • Mimo
  • Papa Cloudy's Orchestra
  • Platypus Named Amethyst (Animal Kingdom)
  • Rita and Crocodile - Hedgehog
  • Sounds of Nature
  • Storm
  • Tigers Tied Up in One Rope


The Main 5 Sun, Apr 10, 2016 11:00 AM
Ticket Prices
General Public:FREE
Film Info
Festival Programs:Childish Shorts
Short Films
- Childish Films
Runtime:45 min


A program of short films from around the globe for our youngest audience members. Artistic and experimental techniques bring children’s stories and experiences to life with adapted folktales, imaginary escapades, inventive landscapes, shapeshifting forms and music to move to. For ages 3+.

Mimo: Ink and color pastels inspired by painter Joan Miró playfully transform into colorful characters and shapes.
Director(s): Chang Pei Yee, Oon Qian Yi Shannon | Runtime: 2 min | Country: Singapore
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Tigers Tied Up in One Rope: A clever tale about a lazy young boy whose mother can’t stand to see him sleeping all day. Based on the Korean folk-tale picture book by Moon-Hee Kwoon.
Director(s): Benoît Chieux | Runtime: 8 min | Country: France
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Electric Soul: An elaborate electronics kit is reassembled to make a city populated by bugs, cars, people—a buzzing micropolis of circuitry.
Director(s): Joni Männistö | Runtime: 5 min | Country: Finland
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Sounds of Nature: With a little imagination the forest becomes a mysterious and adventurous place more exciting than any computer game could ever be.
Director(s): Simon Weber | Runtime: 8 min | Country: Switzerland
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Rita and Crocodile - Hedgehog: Rita and her imaginary friend Crocodile want their own pet, and there lives a hedgehog in Grandma’s garden. They decide they must stay awake very late in order to catch it.
Director(s): Siri Melchior | Runtime: 5 min | Country: Denmark
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Papa Cloudy's Orchestra: After getting a distressed phone call from polar bears, Papa Cloudy forms an orchestra of wild animals to perform in a concert to save the planet. Featuring Boléro by Maurice Ravel.
Director(s): Akiko McQuerrey | Runtime: 11 min | Country: USA
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Storm: A vibrant stop-motion animation, driven by music, features paper cutouts and found objects dancing as an emotional storm brews.
Director(s): Lim Guo Jun | Runtime: 3 min | Country: Singapore
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Platypus Named Amethyst (Animal Kingdom): A playful collage of found footage with vintage cartoons, National Geographic clips, experimental nature shots and sunsets accompanies a groovy song about the animal kingdom by Minneapolis’ own Bunny Clogs.
Director(s): Ryan Paul Piewacki | Runtime: 3 min | Country: USA
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Included Shorts

Mimo (2min) More
Tigers Tied Up in One Rope (8min) More
Electric Soul (5min) More
Sounds of Nature (8min) More
Rita and Crocodile - Hedgehog (5min) More
Papa Cloudy's Orchestra (11min) More
Storm (3min) More
Platypus Named Amethyst (Animal Kingdom) (3min) More