Animated Antics (2021)

  • Shorts, Animation, Young People
  • 1h 44m



A collection of new international shorts designed to entertain young audiences. Join us as we discover vibrant new worlds, surprising characters, breath-taking landscapes and unknown traditions

1. BEYOND THE LINE Dir: Jinuk Choi; South Korea & USA; 2020; 4 mins

A wheelchair dreams of one day being as fast as a racing car.

2. FLY Dir: Carlos Gómez-Mira Sagrado; Spain; 2020; 15 mins

The story of a little bird with broken wing that prevents him from migrating.

3. MIGRANTS Dir: Hugo Caby, Antoine Dupriez, Aubin Kubiak, Lucas Lermytte, Zoé Devise; France; 2020; 8 mins

Two polar bears are driven into exile due to global warming.

4. SMILE Dir: Jonas Forsman; Sweden; 2021; 7 mins

Grom wakes up one morning to discover his mouth is stuck in a ‘sour’ face!

5. VALS & RUMBA Dir: Laura Delgado & Eduardo Rodriguez; Spain; 2020; 6 mins

This is the story of a statue that dreams to dance!

6. A HAPPY BANANA Dir: Reyhane Kavosh & Ali Raeis; Iran; 2020; 8 mins

One day a banana smiles at a grumpy gorilla and everything changes.

7. THE GREAT OVERFLOW Dir: Magnus Fredriksson; Sweden; 2021; 14 mins

Paa and Nif are washed away in a flood and travel downstream and over the ocean.

Age Recommendation: 8+

Available to watch between 1st - 7th October.

Screening as part of Cinemagic Belfast.

Cinemagic Festival is funded by Belfast City Council, Tourism NI and funded by the Department for Communities through Northern Ireland Screen. Cinemagic is supported by the BFI FAN Film Exhibition Fund, awarding funds from National Lottery.