International Competition of Music Videos 2

Puppet Theatre
Duration 56:31

The Anča Music Video Award is an international competition of animated video clips made in the last two years. An international committee will select the winner from the 32 video clips selected for this special category.

On the last festival day, 2nd July 2017 at 16:00 in the New Synagogue, the winner will be announced and awarded €400.

Birth of Love

directed by Michael Landau

year: 2016
country: DE
duration: 04:17
Singer Michael Landau invites you on an odyssey of intergalactic happiness inspired by his childhood drawings. The protagonist: a rainbow wearing shoes spreading love in this world and beyond. The message: educate your heart before educating your head.

Papercut (Grey remix)

directed by Golden Wolf

year: 2016
country: GB
duration: 03:47
We wanted to tell the story of discovering love as a teenager growing up in Southern California. Our goal was to create a piece built entirely of distinct moments that united would knit a story that might take a few viewings to stitch together.


directed by Uri Lotan

year: 2016
country: IL
duration: 03:31
Official music video for Jane Bordeaux’s Ma’agalim. In a forgotten old penny arcade, a wooden doll is stuck in place and time.


directed by Mate Steinforth

year: 2016
country: DE
duration: 03:27
A rebellious teenager slaves away in a dystopian world, harvesting crystals from a vast grey landscape. This sparkling bounty is given as an offering to a tribal deity, who resides in a shrine guarded by sentinels with glowing masks, where he is constantly under attack from an army of drones.

Feather (overdrive version)

directed by Tarafu Otani

year: 2016
country: JP
duration: 04:59
Everything has a feather in its soul. We can go anywhere.

Space Sheep

directed by Jelle van Dun

year: 2016
country: NL
duration: 03:29
Black sheep Hannibal is fed up standing in grass all day. After mutating, he decides to leave planet Earth with his sheep buddies to populate a new planet. But when this new planet becomes overpopulated, Hannibal’s lust for power turns to planet Earth…

Society of Numbers

directed by Dr D Foothead

year: 2015
country: NZ
duration: 03:37
A seeker travels an alchemical landscape following the vision of a star.

The Metal East

directed by Lale Westvind

year: 2015
country: US
duration: 04:13
Morphing creatures and beings of all shapes and sizes race across an ever-changing prismatic landscape to the driving rhythms of Lightning Bolt’s The Metal East.


directed by Marie Larrivé, Lucas Malbrun

year: 2016
country: FR
duration: 03:13
Directors Marie Larrivé and Lucas Malbrun depict the journey of a young man and his psychologist in the music video for French band Gable’s Tropicool.


directed by Sebastian Dias

year: 2015
country: AR
duration: 02:35
Endless is a story about seeking and not finding. It’s the mechanized routine - to get up, go to work, eat, fall in love, buy, throw, fall out of love, accept, sleep, wake up. Endless is a story about seeking and (not) finding.

Can you do it?

directed by Quentin Baillieux

year: 2016
country: FR
duration: 02:53
This clip is a beautiful merge of the typically highbrow sport of horse racing with the commonly misrepresented “mean streets” of Pacoima, the proud birthplace of Charles X. It challenges any stereotypes or preconceptions of race and social class which may exist in modern day society.


directed by Balázs Simon

year: 2017
country: HU
duration: 03:34
A horde of people team up to dance for the greater good.


directed by Roberto Voorbij

year: 2016
country: NL
duration: 04:37
Abstract animation inspired by the paintings of American artist Gary Lang. An hypnotic trance of concentric circles.

Space Diaspora

directed by Moritz Reichartz

year: 2016
country: DE
duration: 03:24
The song is the beginning of a space opera, and tells the story of the departure & transformation of planet Earth in and onto Space Diaspora. The video clip is generated almost without keyframes, using dynamic simulations, noise and time-driven animations and textures to bring it to life.

Love Survive

directed by Parallel Teeth

year: 2016
country: GB
duration: 02:45
A light-hearted summery song accompanied by calming visuals set on a peaceful island.


directed by Péter Vácz

year: 2017
country: HU
duration: 02:10
This psychedelic music video was created in the same intuitive spirit as the Hungarian Szagos Hörigekkók (Smelly Hamstergeccos) children band’s songs, presenting the members and the song’s hero - a strawberry.