20.–23.5.2021 ONLINE

Junior competition 2

Animations in this screening are for all ages but available only in Finland. Duration of the screening 87 minutes. Buy your tickets here.

The Hand and the Egg

Director: Fatemeh Gharavi Manjili
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 5 min
Year: 2020
Country: Iran

A cheerful little girl meets a tiny bird, right before her egg goes missing. She decides to help her find it. Going on a journey together, they find out a mysterious long hand is stealing all the eggs.


Directors: Jose Prats & Alvaro Robles
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 12 min
Year: 2020
Country: France, Spain

In a faraway land where the rain never stops, six-year-old Kyna spends her days playing carelessly under the protective “umbrella-beard” of her father, Din.

The Finger of Death

Directors: Mazarine Miloudi, Melanie Levaux, Pauline Mahieu, Oriane Gros & Sebastien Pages
Technique: 3D
Duration: 5 min
Year: 2020
Country: France

The encounter between Hadja and a cursed creature is going to bring the old Malagasy man to change his worldview.

Greece treasures

Director: Jānis Cimmermanis
Technique: Stop-motion
Duration: 11 min
Year: 2021
Country: Latvia

The pensioner has arrived in Greece, Halkidiki. While fishing from his boat, he pulls out an old amphora, but its bottom brakes off and falls back into the sea. The old man calls the “Rescue team” for a help.


Director: Hassan Al-Jahni
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 8 min
Year: 2021
Country: Qatar

A young girl attempts to prevent the imminent death of her beloved grandmother by harnessing the magical powers of a local Ramadan drummer.

The Weather is Lovely

Director: Chun-Chien Lien
Technique: 3D
Duration: 14 min
Year: 2020
Country: China, Taiwan

Claude, the cloud maker, accidentally drops his cloud-making gadget and it’s picked up by Yin. A thunder cloud that Yin has made releases a thunderbolt on radio and causes a fire.

Kiko and the Animals

Diretor: Yawen Zheng
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration : 7 min
Year: 2020
Country: France, Switzerland

Kiko is a nightmare for all the animals. He bullies them all the time. How could the animals stand out and make him understand that they are just like him, capable of emotions, love, and deserve respect?

Al Tabbab

Director: Khalifa Al-Mana
Technique: 3D
Duration : 8 min
Year: 2021
Country: Qatar

A story of a boy and his father, accompanied with their goat, on an old dhow sailing to a secret ritual site where they perform an ancient offering ritual in order to harvest pearls from a mysterious Sea Monster. On this journey, the boy sets sail determined [more…]

A Little Stone Worth Gold

Ohjaus: Alize Arnal, Virginie Texier, Ludovic Plisson & Quentin Greiner
Tekniikka: 2D, 3D
Kesto : 4 min
Vuosi: 2020
Maa: Ranska

Tarina pienestä kivestä, joka on erittäin tärkeä osa elektronisia laitteita.

Matilda and the Spare Head

Director: Ignas Meilunas
Technique: Stop-motion
Duration: 13 min
Year: 2021
Country: Lithuania

A story about a girl who wants to be the smartest person in the world. When all the things she’s learned can no longer fit in one head, her mother buys her a backup one.