Youth Filmmaker Show!

Director(s): Multiple Directors
Country: Lithuania, Slovenia, Spain, United States
Language: In English or w/English subtitles
Multiple Film Types | 2021, 2022, 2023 |
Recommended for ages Recommended for all ages

A CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOK- The adaptation of a fictitious children’s picture book about a possum and a boy’s shared fate and pathways. (2023/ 7.5 min/ USA/ dir. Maccabee Louis Cohen/ English)

ALPHABET SOUP- A teenage boy goes on a journey from apathy to empathy regarding his sister’s depression. ( 2023/ 10 min/ USA/ dir. Nico Eagan, James Lee/ English)

BAD DAY FOR TOMAS- Chef Tom loves his job, but he doesn’t like to rush. In his haste, Tom didn’t notice that he had been handed a wrong ingridient. A client was poisoned and a fired Tom was attacked by a cat on his way home (2021/ 2.5 min/ Lithuania/ dir. Ugnė Gintaraitė/ Lithuanian)

FRIENDS-You never know where youre going to find a true friend. (2022/ 5 min/ Spain/ dir. Diana Gimeno/ Spanish)

LEGEND OF VELEBABA- Legend of Velebaba tells a story from the southern region of Slovenia, Bela Krajina, how the hill Kučar was made. (2022/ 2.5 min/ Slovenia/ dir. Nika Pečarič, Nika Črnugelj, Lara Oberman, Lucija Kostelec, Janin Pirkovič, Lana Išpanov, Manca Mihelčič / Slovenian)

METAMORPHOSIS- Metamorphosis is a metaphor for the challenges everyone experiences during adolescence… FROG wants to be stronger, AXOLOTL doesn’t want to grow up, LADYBUG is going through “phases” and CATERPILLAR wants things to move more quickly. ( 2023/ 2 min/ USA/ dir. Bryn Wright/ English)

MR. BEGINNING- How Mr. Beginning found his End (2021/ 2 min/ Slovenia/ dir. Jelena Dragutinović, Janja Kosi/ Slovenian)

ORDINARY AND NOT AT ALL MAGICAL BOOK…- Be carefull of the books you choose. Even completlly ordinary ones can take you for an unexpected adventure (2022/ 2.5 min/ Slovenia/ dir. Ana Drenik, Jona Kelenc, Lucija Majhen, Ažbe Kelenc, Lia Paternoster, Žiga Resman, Nik Grčar/ Slovenian)

SAVITRI- One girl’s quest to find an equal becomes a journey beyond the grave. A witty and slightly irreverent retelling of myth from India by the 4th and 5th grade students of Crestwood Elementary in Madison, WI, USA. (2023/ 10 min/ USA/ dir. Crestwood 4th & 5th Graders/ English)

TERRIBLY BORING GRANDMOTHER- A little peace, that’s all that our little garden gnome wants. But having a cranky grandmother as an owner is not a best way to achieve it ( 2023/ 2.5 min/ Slovenia/ dir. Group Project/ English)

THE ROCK POOL WALTZ – The Rock Pool Waltz is about my experience during the first COVID Lockdown. We were all disconnected from our friends and families, it was a strange time, so daily visits to our local rockpools helped to ease my worries and loneliness. And this led me to an amazing 5 month long friendship with a very cheeky octopus! (2021 / 8 mins / Australia / dir. Marlon Denning)