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Buzzkill
Film Animation Block Summer Mix, Volume One Peter Jay Sharp Building
BAM Rose Cinemas
Aug 13, 2022
  • 2PM
 
Running Time: 70min

A playful mix of animated shorts about forest-dwelling elves, housecat hijinks, diamond thievery, a lonely lighthouse keeper, and more!

GENERAL ADMISSION: $16
MEMBERS: $8 (free for Level 4 and above)
 
 

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Animation Block Truck Drop

Dir. Adam Ansorge, 15 sec

 

Roadwork wordplay in this year’s festival introduction.

 
Power Records

Dir. Emily Zullo, 3 min

 

It’s closing time at Power Records.

 
 
 
Vegeversary

Dir. Sarah Schmidt, 4 min

 

Bunny's friends take her on a night-on-the-town to celebrate her Vegan Anniversary.

 
 
Boys Clap, Girls Dance

Dir. Dena Springer, 9min

 

A pre-teen who exists in an artificially constructed world is aware that something is changing.

 
 
 
Poppy “Her”

Dir. Chris Ullens, 3 min

 

Somewhere in an enigmatic dystopian future, a queen is entertained by her brutal talent show.

 
 
Menagerie

Dir. Jack Gray, 4min

 

Day after day, inhabitants of the Menagerie play out their daily lives like clockwork.

 
 
 
Choker

Dir. Chia-Hsuan Ho, 5min

 

The big elf and the small elf live in a little cabin in the woods.

 
 
Manchmal weiss ich nicht wo die Sonne

Dir. Samantha Aquilino,4 min

 

A lobster, a cat and a deer. Dangerous rebels. A human, sometimes here and sometimes there.

 
 
 
Nature Calls

Dir. Nikolas Protopapas, 1min

 

Chill bathroom break in the forest.

 
 
click!

Dir. Alistair Inkwell, 2min

 

Rotoscope style music video mimics the energy of the creative process where the idea “clicks.”

 
 
 
Level One

Dir. Christopher Bennett, 4 min

 

Three friends play a video game, each player chooses a character representing their inner self.

 
 
Housecat

Dir. Katelyn Costello, 5 min

 

Cat by circumstance, housecat by choice.

 
 
 
Buzzkill

Dir. Peter Ahern, 5 min

 

The blind date woes of Rick and Becky (who has something in her eye and her closet).

 
 
The Heist

Dir. Maya Moes, 1 min

 

A spunky thief sneaks into a jewelry museum to steal a huge diamond.

 
 
 
Achroma

Dir. Sarah Steidle, 3 min

 

Amidst a colorful world, a young woman in shades of gray fears of spreading it to others.

 
 
The Forbidden Zone

Dir. Zach Tolchinsky, 11 min

 

A botanist quarantined in an abandoned train station spends his days fighting to survive.

 
 
 
Can You See Me?

Dir. Anthony Senatore, 3 min

 

An invisible man wants to become famous so he can finally be seen.

 
 
L’abattu des vents

Dir. Félix-Antoine Garneau-Chouinard, 5 min

 

The foghorn blows. A lighthouse keeper is alone on the quay.