Green Light for Good
Select Shorts: This block is rated G - PG-13.
Approximate Running Time: 55 minutes
Streaming in this year's Virtual Festival available only from June 9-26 on
A Songbird who is forced to flee her deforested home accidentally clips her wing on a robotic facility antenna, plummeting into an underground scrap bin. Her collision caused an error within the facility: an obsolete robot is activated.
Seeing the mistake, the facility’s Master AI dumps the obsolete robot into the scrap bin, where he and the injured Songbird meet. After the robot interprets her solemn song as a wish to fly free again, the two form an unlikely symbiotic relationship.
Their directive: [ESCAPE].
Ana Martin, Maria Belén Tagliabue, Paola Bellato
Buenos Aires, Argentina
The bodies contained in the cube, a symbol of confinement and at the same time of shelter, need to escape but cannot.
POWER OF UNITY
Story based on our natural environment, where a bird and its family lived on a neem tree in a forest. Once when the mother bird went out for searching food , suddenly fire broke out in the forest , so it fly back to its nest where children are cared by the neem tree. But before he reached , her kids were saved by a squarel and group of elephant . The captain of elephant passing by the area of help the squrel from falling down in the water and help to put out the fire around neem tree with their teem work putting water together on fire around neem tree. There after by seeing their unity the mother nature sent cloud for the rescue of forest by raining itself. The story tell us unitedly we can overcome any difficulty.
Port Washington, New York
“Cool For You,” an animated film based on the book of the same title, explains global warming to children in a friendly way. Incorporating different characters and families, animals and plants, children are introduced to CO2, and positive, easy ways to improve our impact on the earth.
On a junkyard, a small creature named Plastiformis is born. It begins searching its surroundings for organic food, which it turns into plastic. After some time, however, it became prey to an unknown creature who we don't know a lot about. The creature contrariwise ends up turning Plastiformis into something organic, a walnut which then grows into a tree.
Cry of the Corals
Sakina Murtuza Mandsaurwalla
Cry of the Corals is a cut-out animated film directed by Sakina Mandsaurwalla. The designs, characters, background set was all created by her. This is a short movie of 4min and 57sec. It is about a girl name Sakina and Captain Mr John. They talk about the importance, problems n solutions of the Corals.
We are aware that Healthy oceans and seas are essential to our existence.They cover 70 percent of our planet and we rely on them for food, energy and water. But then I wonder how we have not been responsible enough and managed to cause tremendous damage to these precious resources. It's time we think. It's time we take action to protect this precious resources. Just because this precious resources and the various species that lay within cannot speak, it's absolutely unfair to that we leave them unattended, when they need help
I CAN HEAR THEM CRY
I CAN FEEL THEIR SIGH !!
IF NOT PROTECTED
THEY ARE SURE TO DIE
We all share the planet and thus have a responsibility in striking a balance and maintaining harmony. We are in some way interdependent so it's our duty to protect, and preserve the beauty of nature to any extent. We must protect them by eliminating pollution and overfishing and immediately start to responsibly manage and protect all marine life around the world.
In the edge of the galaxy, a space explorer picks up a plant in a mysterious planet, but his return journey will put his determination to the test.
In a deafening noise of chainsaws, loggers happily humming as they cut down trees to be used as decor for a fashion show. A contemporary cartoon satire, in the form of a burlesque action musical tragi-comedy, leads us into a delirious whirlwind of chain reactions as chaotic as they are grotesque...
St. Petersburg, Florida
Mary May shows us her flower field, everything seems to be fine but the flowers seem to be giving more than "superpowers."
Qiwei Li, Zishan Huang, Yin Fu, Yuxuan Fu
No description provided!
Eastern Cape, South Africa
Not included in virtual streaming.
Remains an Official Selection in Competition for overall awards.
After the 6th extinction has ravaged the island of Madagascar, Lemon the lemur is the last of his kind. He spends his days alone, searching for food, treasure, and signs of life on the island. Until one day, he discovers something that changes everything. He embarks on an adventure that tells a tale of bravery, loss, versatility, and hope.