29.6. - 3.7.2016

Cartoon d’Or 2015 (premiere)

Artforum Bookshop
Duration 64:15

Cartoon d’Or is the award for the best European animated short film of the year. Granted by CARTOON – European Association of Animation Film with the support of Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme, it rewards the best of the best, since only prize-winning films from major European festivals can compete. From this short list a jury of international experts selects five finalists and a winner. The Cartoon d’Or is awarded annually in September during the Cartoon Forum, the pitching and co-production forum for TV series. The Cartoon d’Or aims to act as a pipeline between short film directors and the industry, and to assist talented artists in starting new projects.

A Single Life

directed by Job, Joris & Marieke

year: 2015
country: NL
duration: 02:15
When playing a mysterious vinyl single, Pia can suddenly travel through her life.

Autumn Leaves / Premier Automne

directed by Carlos De Carvalho, Aude Danset

year: 2013
country: FR
duration: 10:30
Abel lives in the winter and Apolline lives in the summer. Isolated in their seasons they have never met each other. They are not even supposed to meet. So when Abel crosses the border and discovers Apolline, his curiosity is overwhelming...

Brothers in Arms / Våbenbrødre

directed by Cav Bøgelund

year: 2014
country: DK
duration: 30:00
Brothers in Arms tells the story of Ørn, a Danish platoon commander stationed in Afghanistan and his cooperation with the local police captain, Fareed.


directed by Alan Holly

year: 2013
country: IE
duration: 09:00
A lost soul stumbles drunken through a city. In a park Death finds him, and shows him many things.

I Can’t Wait / Moi j’attends

directed by Claire Sichez

year: 2013
country: FR
duration: 05:00
A simple and bitter-sweet story, a story that touches all ages, which you want to keep to yourself as a secret, a story carrying many feelings, a story which, finally, you want to share with everybody: the story of life.

The Bigger Picture

directed by Daisy Jacobs

year: 2014
country: GB
duration: 07:30
“You want to put her in a home; you tell her; tell her now!” hisses one brother to the other. But Mother won’t go, and their own lives unravel as she clings on. Innovative life-size animated characters tell the stark and darkly humorous tale of caring for an elderly parent.