In this market programme we introduce Spanish animation at its prime. Under the brand of NEW SPANISH ANIMATION SHORTS we present eight recently made animated films - some of these just finished! Impossible love stories, epic historical revisionism with a twist, a futuristic space endeavour, a bird’s coming-of-age experience, a post-apocalyptic tribal interpretation of Spain… All sorts of techniques and approaches to film through animation! Not to be missed.
Xose Zapata, Lorenzo Degl'Innocenti, 2021. Salto de línea English, Galego- Portugués (Spanish subtitles). 16’30’’
In 1588 a shipwrecked member of the Invincible Armada sent by Felipe II from Lisbon to conquer England is captured on a beach. There he is tried, found guilty and hanged until his death. The problem is that the prisoner is a monkey.
Carlos Gómez-Mira Sagrado, 2020. Salto de línea Spanish (English subtitles). 15’
Fly is the story of a bird that has a deformed wing that prevents it from migrating. Abandoned by his flock, he sinks into despair. Everything changes the day Pio-Pio appears. This defenseless chick gives him joy and a sense of purpose in life.
Alicia Núñez Puerto, 2021. Salto de línea No dialogue (Spanish, English, French subtitles). 10’39’’
The story of grandma’s Margara and her four grandchildren. The story of those who left and, above all, of those who stayed.
Carmen Córdoba González, 2020. Salto de línea No dialogue. 9’
15 years have passed and Roberto is still in love with his neighbor, but she prefers to hide ashamed of her body. With his art and an old clothesline as the only ways of communication, Roberto has a plan to push his beloved to face her monsters.
Ignasi López Fábregas, 2020. Salto de línea Spanish, No dialogue. 12’55’’
An ambitious mountaineer tries to reach an impossible summit. A woman sets out to conquer a modest peak. They will both put their best effort into it with very different results.
Begoña Arostegui, 2020. Salto de línea Spanish (English, French subtitles). 13’
For our hero, every day looks the same. Or maybe they are too much alike: the same routines repeated over and over again. One day, a simple board that says ‘Park’ will make everything shake.
Coke Riobóo, 2020. Salto de línea No dialogue. 13’
In a post-apocalyptic Spain, different tribes survive, struggling to gain control of the only livelihood that exists, a very low quality red wine.
Carlos Salgado, 2020. Salto de línea No dialogue (English). 8’
In the edge of the galaxy, a space explorer picks up a plant in a mysterious planet, but his return journey will put his determination to the test.