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Sam Barnett is a San Francisco Bay Area Film Maker. He makes films and animations that attempt to speak directly from the subconscious. His films Have been shown all over the US and the world in such prestigious venues as the Pacific Film Archive in Berkeley, CA and Cinefantom in Moscow. His works can be seen at http://www.growingsubjects.com

Art by Chance 2009 Selection

Religious Experience
by Sam Moorman Barbett
The USA

Sam Barnett is a San Francisco Bay Area Film Maker. He makes films and animations that attempt to speak directly from the subconscious. His films Have been shown all over the US and the world in

Sam Barnett is a San Francisco Bay Area Film Maker. He makes films and animations that attempt to speak directly from the subconscious. His films Have been shown all over the US and the world in such prestigious venues as the Pacific Film Archive in Berkeley, CA and Cinefantom in Moscow. His works can be seen at http://www.growingsubjects.com

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Glock Glock
by Markus Haertel
Germany

What happens inside the clock? Glock Glock is a very short funny movie. In 30 seconds he tries to explain what happens in the clock every hour to the audience. It's dynamic movie with no happy

What happens inside the clock? Glock Glock is a very short funny movie. In 30 seconds he tries to explain what happens in the clock every hour to the audience. It's dynamic movie with no happy end. Markus Haertel was born in 1980in Taunus. He has participated in several exhibitions and he has two publications. His works can be seen at http://www.markus-haertel.de

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Fastest Way
by Eckhard Kruse
Germany

Eckhard Kruse studied Computer Science at the Technical University Braunschweig, Germany. In his spare time, Eckhard Kruse published several short stories and the interactive literature project

Eckhard Kruse studied Computer Science at the Technical University Braunschweig, Germany. In his spare time, Eckhard Kruse published several short stories and the interactive literature project "Text-O-Mat"... Since September 2008 he has been working as a professor for applied Computer Science at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University. His films have been screened at numerous festivals and received several awards. Fastest Way deals with how inner and outer journey concept are proportional. 

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Rendezvous
by Lukas Thiele, Leander Brinkmann
Germany

Lukas Thiele is a student in the animation class at the University of Arts and Design in Kassel / Germany. He made several short films. Leander Brinkmann studies audiovisual media at the Stuttgart

Lukas Thiele is a student in the animation class at the University of Arts and Design in Kassel / Germany. He made several short films. Leander Brinkmann studies audiovisual media at the Stuttgart Media University in his last year. "Rundezvous" is a joint production of these two talents.

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Flashback
by Takayuki Akachi
Japan

Takayuki Akachi was born in Tokyo in 1974. In 2003, he travelled around Asia with super 8mm film camera and he shot his first film, "Too far west is east." It was selected by RESFEST Film Festival

Takayuki Akachi was born in Tokyo in 1974. In 2003, he travelled around Asia with super 8mm film camera and he shot his first film, "Too far west is east." It was selected by RESFEST Film Festival 2005 and received high appraisal in each country. 

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8 in the morning
by Mustafa Alkan
Turkey
He was born in Istanbul in 1986. He is interested in the movie world. In his film, we see the hurry of a man in a blue suit at 8 o'clock in the morning. 
i-LID
by Alberto Angelini
The Netherlands

He lives between his very small hometown and the rest of the world. He gets off in the environment words,  notes, images and pesky thoughts. He's always ready to pack for dreamy journeys and

He lives between his very small hometown and the rest of the world. He gets off in the environment words,  notes, images and pesky thoughts. He's always ready to pack for dreamy journeys and the film refers to its easiest and deepest way.

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Emotional
by Supradya Aursudkij
Thailand

Supradya Aursudkij is in the Master of Arts Program in performance making in the Goldsmiths University of London. She's also interested in photography and she likes traveling, listening to music

Supradya Aursudkij is in the Master of Arts Program in performance making in the Goldsmiths University of London. She's also interested in photography and she likes traveling, listening to music and reading. In the film, relationships are tried to be pictured from her point of view: "No need to be under water, love and emotions are already drastic."

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Lightspeed Ideas
by Jonathan Bendor
Spain

Jonathan Bendor is designing and animating computer generated graphics for television and cinema. He is teaching at IED Barcelona. "Lightspeed Ideas" reflects the light, cheerful and also

Jonathan Bendor is designing and animating computer generated graphics for television and cinema. He is teaching at IED Barcelona. "Lightspeed Ideas" reflects the light, cheerful and also inspiring energy. 

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100 km/h, 100 photos/4 h 28 min.
by Mattias Cantzler
Norway

Mattias Cantzler was born in 1976 in Sweden and for five years he has been living in Norway. His film is an experiment, which focuses on the experience of time and movement. It's filmed with a

Mattias Cantzler was born in 1976 in Sweden and for five years he has been living in Norway. His film is an experiment, which focuses on the experience of time and movement. It's filmed with a home-made Pinehole camera that requires very long exposure times (about 3 minutes/picture). A hundred pictures were taken during the same day in the seaside suburb of Rome called Cristoforo Colombo. The project took place in the winter season, when most of its visitors were back home. 

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Travel Your Own Way
by Juan Gama de Cossio
Spain

This project was born when NosE, a Spanish street artist, told Juan Gama de Cossio that he wanted to cross flying over the Brooklyn Bridge, from Brooklyn to Manhattan. They shot it with a digital

This project was born when NosE, a Spanish street artist, told Juan Gama de Cossio that he wanted to cross flying over the Brooklyn Bridge, from Brooklyn to Manhattan. They shot it with a digital photograph camera. And the film is made up by over 1000 single frames (and over 1000 single jumps). Film's music is scored by Atomic Leblanc. www.myspace.com/noselanariz

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Away from Nedjma
by Ounouri Damien
France

Born in Clermont-Ferrand, France. He finished his first documentary in 2008, Xiao Jia going home, end-of-study film, portrait of the Chinese independent director Jia Zhang-Ke (Still Life). He has

Born in Clermont-Ferrand, France. He finished his first documentary in 2008, Xiao Jia going home, end-of-study film, portrait of the Chinese independent director Jia Zhang-Ke (Still Life). He has co-directed with Liliana Diaz Castillo in China the documentary ChangPing, Sonata of a Chinese small town. This essay collects the impressions of his first journey in his second country, his second home, Algeria, at 30 years old, trying to fill the gaps of memories of this both familiar and unknown land. The title is a tribute to the Algerian writer and poet Kateb Yacine, author of the masterpiece Nedjma. 

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Everyday Life
by Blanka Wanda Filipcow
Poland

After high school she studied graphics at academy of fine arts in Krakow. It didn't feel right for her so after one year she resigned and left Poland looking for inspiration, for her purpose of

After high school she studied graphics at academy of fine arts in Krakow. It didn't feel right for her so after one year she resigned and left Poland looking for inspiration, for her purpose of life. Finally she went to Spain, Madrid where she mostly painted and think. After a bit of thinking she found her purpose: film-making. She's 21 years old now and she started her life anew in Poland where she's fulfilling her destiny.

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Journey of Life
by Amila Galapatthi
Sri Lanka

Amila Galapatthi is a Sri Lankan, young film maker living in Colombo. Being a self taught film maker, he started film making by making a short film called "Jala Bheethikawa" in 2005. ART BY CHANCE

Amila Galapatthi is a Sri Lankan, young film maker living in Colombo. Being a self taught film maker, he started film making by making a short film called "Jala Bheethikawa" in 2005. ART BY CHANCE Ultra Short Film Festival is his first international appearance. He thinks that humans continue their journeys scattering among distracting movements. 

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Leaving
by Sonny Gumelar
Indonesia

He has never succeeded in study things, after failing from Architecture study at ITS at his 2nd year and also from Journalistic at the University of Padjadjaran at his 4th year, he jumped to

He has never succeeded in study things, after failing from Architecture study at ITS at his 2nd year and also from Journalistic at the University of Padjadjaran at his 4th year, he jumped to Advertising Industry as an Art Director. He started his own independent animation projects in 2007. Having learned so much from Asian based commercial directors, he absorbs the knowledge and makes it different. He says that sometimes leaving really damages the ones who are left behind.

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Roboshko
by Eren Izbul
Turkey
Roboshko is thinks that it’s out of date but it continues its way with music. Eren Izbul underlined once more that even the mechanical world couldn’t get rid of feelings.
The Walk of My Life
by Jovana Kostic
Serbia

Jovana Kostic was born in 1987 in Nis, Serbia. After finishing High School in 2006 she started studying architecture and interior design at Faculty of Architecture in her hometown. She has always

Jovana Kostic was born in 1987 in Nis, Serbia. After finishing High School in 2006 she started studying architecture and interior design at Faculty of Architecture in her hometown. She has always been interested in literature and visual arts. Apart from directing and screenwriting she is also a professional photographer. Her short film "Abyssal" was awarded second place on international film festival "Re-opening A Gold Mine". Currently she is working on her Masters degree in Architecture. A journey in pursuit of love can only be a journey of life she says.

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Around the World
by Dana Kasdorf
Germany

Dana Kasdorf lives in Brandenburg and works in Berlin. She has been fascinated by film industry since her childhood. By the communication design study, she learned about the different areas of

Dana Kasdorf lives in Brandenburg and works in Berlin. She has been fascinated by film industry since her childhood. By the communication design study, she learned about the different areas of this industry. According to her, salt is a mineral of vital importance in the world that should be embodied by different faces. The flowing into each other’s faces could be animated by the structure of the salt, perfectly.

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Fleischlandschaften
by Clemens Kogler
Austria

Clemens Koegler is from Austria. After trying several different occupations, he decided to choose a career in film-making. His film "fleischlandschaften” solely consists of photos of human body

Clemens Koegler is from Austria. After trying several different occupations, he decided to choose a career in film-making. His film "fleischlandschaften” solely consists of photos of human body parts, which are arranged to form landscapes, animals; plants...This movie won the Diesel New Art Award.

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Shiver in the Evening Ocean Air
by Tubomi Koukou
Japan

He was born in Japan and studied Division of Film and New Media in Tokyo University of Arts. His other works are PLACE (2007), Walkers (2007), Dance Jack (2008) and Rokujyo no kotoba(2009). This

He was born in Japan and studied Division of Film and New Media in Tokyo University of Arts. His other works are PLACE (2007), Walkers (2007), Dance Jack (2008) and Rokujyo no kotoba(2009). This movie tells a story about melancholy of lonely guy who thinks belong to the ocean.

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Dreaming
by Ana Lagator
Serbia

Ana Lagator is 24 years old. He’s now a student of film editing at Faculty of drama arts in Belgrade, Serbia. He tells how apparent things may differentiate and only eyes that know how to look can

Ana Lagator is 24 years old. He’s now a student of film editing at Faculty of drama arts in Belgrade, Serbia. He tells how apparent things may differentiate and only eyes that know how to look can realize that a dreaming living being is beautiful as it is.

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The Kidnap
by Omar Khalifa, Alleine Nadal
Qatar

Director, producer and journalist Omar Khalifa works in television channel that makes global broadcasting as his partner in the film, Alleine Nadal. In the film, a confused man goes to his

Director, producer and journalist Omar Khalifa works in television channel that makes global broadcasting as his partner in the film, Alleine Nadal. In the film, a confused man goes to his appointment thinking that he’s the good guy. The film is established over this delusion.

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Home
by Gökhan Onur
Turkey

Gökhan Okur was born in 1981 in Eskişehir. He makes illustrations and movies since 1999. His works were shown in several festivals in countries such as USA, Canada, Poland, Italy, UK, Germany,

Gökhan Okur was born in 1981 in Eskişehir. He makes illustrations and movies since 1999. His works were shown in several festivals in countries such as USA, Canada, Poland, Italy, UK, Germany, Spain and Turkey... What is a home; something that we make?

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Back to where I used to be me
by Badelita Alexandru Petru
Romania

Badelita Alexandru Petru fell in love with film-making when he had his first camera 3-4 years ago. Since then, this is the thing he likes to do more than anything. "It makes me forget about

Badelita Alexandru Petru fell in love with film-making when he had his first camera 3-4 years ago. Since then, this is the thing he likes to do more than anything. "It makes me forget about everything, including myself”, he says. Every weekend he makes a double journey of 900 kilometres to take some courses to get into a popular Romanian art school in Bucharest.

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Run!
by Tim Piotrowski
Germany

Tim Piotrowski was born in 1987 in Germany. He is currently studying media design. He’s also interested in urban art, drawing, electronic music etc. "Run!” is a film about spirit of streets that

Tim Piotrowski was born in 1987 in Germany. He is currently studying media design. He’s also interested in urban art, drawing, electronic music etc. "Run!” is a film about spirit of streets that attracts people. The director himself thinks that everything about streets is influential and sincere.

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Reaching Spots
by Baran Selçuk
Turkey

Baran Selçuk is born in Eskişehir in 1988. He’s now studying visual communication design at Bilgi University. He’s experiencing new media and design concepts to be able to find his own place in

Baran Selçuk is born in Eskişehir in 1988. He’s now studying visual communication design at Bilgi University. He’s experiencing new media and design concepts to be able to find his own place in this industry. His film is like trying to tell us something while telling about a wheel which gets out of the line sometimes when it speeds up.

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Walkers
by Pablo Martinez, Miguel Espin, Oscar Seoane
Spain

"Walkers" is the continuation of the documentary called "Dont Understand. Los Torreznos. The documentary” It focuses on an action of walking. In order to have more information about these three:

"Walkers" is the continuation of the documentary called "Dont Understand. Los Torreznos. The documentary” It focuses on an action of walking. In order to have more information about these three: www.dontunderstand.org

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Murphy’s Journey
by Daniel Coss, Niall Staines
Ireland
"Murphy’s Journey” Dublin’de animasyon işiyle uğraşan Daniel Coss ve grafik tasarımcı Niall Staines’in ortak yapımı... Filmde Murphy Kanunları’nın doğruluğuna bir kez daha şahit oluyoruz.
24hrs in Montreal (in 30secs!)
by Francis Theberge
Canada

The original project was a 10 min. audiovisual performance done for 3 giant screens for the Science Centre in Montreal. The idea was to show Montreal, the city, like a living person during a 24

The original project was a 10 min. audiovisual performance done for 3 giant screens for the Science Centre in Montreal. The idea was to show Montreal, the city, like a living person during a 24 hrs in "her" life.... from the early morning to the work day, to the end of the day, nightlife, party, back to bed and then the morning again... The original soundtrack belongs to Manuel Chantre.

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Dogma
by Abdulbaki Yavuz
Turkey

Abdulbaki Yavuz was born in 1985. He studied cinema at Fine Arts Faculty - Cinema TV Department. He has many short films, "Story of a Turtle and bunny” selected for several festivals including

Abdulbaki Yavuz was born in 1985. He studied cinema at Fine Arts Faculty - Cinema TV Department. He has many short films, "Story of a Turtle and bunny” selected for several festivals including Altın Portakal, Altın Koza and Cannes Film Festival. The director summarizes his film as "It just wanted to go its own way”

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No More Overlap
by Süleyman Yılmaz
Turkey

Süleyman Yılmaz was born in 1987. He’s now a student at Istanbul Bilgi University, Visual Communication Design Department with scholarship. Since 2005 he designed many prints, web designs, and

Süleyman Yılmaz was born in 1987. He’s now a student at Istanbul Bilgi University, Visual Communication Design Department with scholarship. Since 2005 he designed many prints, web designs, and motion designs as a freelancer or under some agencies. Things may get out of the way as in this short animation.

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