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The 2nd Annual iCMFF: Shorts

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The 2nd Annual iCMFF: Shorts

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Post by outdoorcats » November 2nd, 2018, 1:33 am

Welcome to the 2018 iCheckMovies Film Festival!

Festival Dates: Nov. 1-27

Please rate the films the films you've seen on a scale from 1-10 to help contribute to this year's Audience Award.

This is the thread where all users can rate and discuss the films in this year's Narrative Shorts, Experimental Shorts, and Music Videos sections:

Narrative Shorts Program [Total running time: 148 minutes]

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A Brief History of Princess X :imdb:
Gabriel Abrantes & Francisco Cipriano. 2016, 7 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9ayUp1XVrM

Walpurgisnacht :imdb:
Patrick Müllerb. 2016, 5 min
https://vimeo.com/146033907

Laboratorium Image
Natalia Nguyen. 2015, 8 min
https://vimeo.com/116484803

Fear & Shame :imdb:
Vikram Gandhi. 2017, 3 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kdy6IpoHEI

Happiness :imdb:
Steve Cutts. 2017, 4 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9dZQelULDk

Breaker :imdb:
Philippe McKie. 2017, 11 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5kV6fyp7I4

Dreamcatcher Image
Matty Brown. 2018, 4 min
https://vimeo.com/258564437

Alike :imdb:
Rafa Cano Méndez & Daniel Martínez Lara. 2015, 8 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQjtK32mGJQ

The Hunchback :imdb:
Gabriel Abrantes & Ben Rivers. 2016, 29 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyoHC_anprA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3whWkakr_A

Applied Ballardianism Image
urbanomic media. 2018, 2 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rR29iTMb0Q8

Memory Box :imdb:
Aaron Aites, Audrey Ewel. 2016, 11 min
https://vimeo.com/183213801

Life Inside a Secret Chinese Bitcoin Mine Image
motherboard media. 2015, 9 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8kua5B5K3I

Cream :imdb:
David Firth. 2016, 12 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UgiJPnwtQU

The Lost Dreams of Naoki Hayakawa :imdb:
Ane Hjort Guttu & Daisuke Kosugi. 2016, 25 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5s5XXYfqXnM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LsG8JjahNOA

Hyper-Reality :imdb:
Keiichi Matsuda. 2016, 6 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJg02ivYzSs

Life Cycles :imdb:
Ross Hogg. 2017, 4 min
https://vimeo.com/267520931



Experimental Shorts Program [Total running time: 144 minutes]

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Polaroids :imdb:
Péter Lichter. 2015, 13 min
https://vimeo.com/113255131

Night Light Image
Larry Jordan. 2017, 11 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ye9xuLBZE3g

Idizwadidiz :imdb:
Isiah Medina. 2017, 7 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RoTxqsm8kcA [(almost) silent]

The Extinct Suite Image
Anna Malina Zemlianski. 2017, 5 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvO50ofwqI8

Divisional Articulations :imdb:
Max Hattler. 2017, 4 min
https://vimeo.com/218815513

River in Castle :imdb:
Sandy Ding. 2016, 4 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rewGJoLDxnA [silent]

He Who Eats Children :imdb:
Ben Russell. 2016, 26 min
https://vimeo.com/153317702

Moo! Image
cyriak. 2015, 3 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrw1VMRNFUg

Grocery Trip (by Pouff) Image
DeepDream Artificial Neural Network. 2015, 3 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DgPaCWJL7XI

Ralf Hildenbeutel: Spark Image
Boris Seewald. 2015, 3 min
https://vimeo.com/139414914

Commodity City :imdb:
Jessica Kingdon. 2017, 11 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COm_cn7iC3g

Lang :imdb:
Lichun Tseng. 2017, 3 min
https://vimeo.com/252427817 [silent]

Chargez ! par Johanna Vaude Image
Johanna Vaude. 2017, 5 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIhdMjIwlP4

Mocassin Flowers Image
Ieva Balode. 2017, 4 min
https://vimeo.com/205762827

Films to Break Projectors :imdb:
Tim Grabham. 2017, 5 min
https://vimeo.com/254460171

Hinterlands :imdb:
Scott Barley. 2016, 6 min
https://vimeo.com/185248010

Ghost Cell :imdb:
Antoine Delacharley. 2015, 6 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSX2fVBTW5c

Munchsferatu Image
Julien Lahmi. 2017, 17 min
https://vimeo.com/201854221 (turn subtitles on)

Love's Refrain :imdb:
Paul Clipson. 2016, 8 min
https://vimeo.com/173190654



Music Videos Program [Total running time: 113 minutes]

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Father John Misty: Mr. Tillman :imdb:
Jeff Desom & Carlos López Estrada. 2018, 4 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5B5IGqyy2s

Käptn Peng & Die Tentakel von Delphi: Im Labyrinth Image
KreisFilm. 2017, 5 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnIMMq6lgvw

Grimes ft. Janelle Monáe: Venus Fly :imdb:
Grimes. 2017, 7 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTLTXDHrgtw

Ama :imdb:
Julie Gautier. 2018, 7 min
https://vimeo.com/259539583

Flying Lotus: Post Requisite Image
Winston Hacking. 2017, 2 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XY0EHSXyk0

L'Orange featuring Del The Funky Homosapien: Blame The Author :imdb:
Alexander Thompson.2017, 4 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ctar6VphZ0

Pnau: Go Bang Image
Toby and Pete, Nick Littlemore. 2017, 3 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLzQX8OIWhg

A$AP Rocky featuring Moby: A$AP Forever Image
2018, 4 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNzc6hG3yN4

Gojira: The Cell :imdb:
Drew Cox. 2017, 3 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J13GI4Xik1o

Sigma featuring Birdy: Find Me :imdb:
Christopher Sims. 2016, 4 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ec92Wa8zJs8

Lorn: Anvil :imdb:
Geriko (Antoine Caëcke & Hélène Jeudy). 2016, 4 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CqaAs_3azSs

Björk: The Gate :imdb:
Andrew Thomas Huang. 2017, 7 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIGgn1s3AvI

The Weeknd: False Alarm :imdb:
Ilya Naishuller. 2016, 6 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CW5oGRx9CLM

J. Cole: ATM :imdb:
Scott Lazer & J. Cole. 2018, 5 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUTI4bPdlgE

Slaves: Cheer Up London! Image
2015. 3 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCU9ZKgfwlc

Babymetal: Karate Image
2016, 5 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvD3CHA48pA

Kendrick Lamar x SZA: All the Stars :imdb:
Dave Meyers & the little homies. 2018, 4 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQbjS0_ZfJ0

SUNDAY SCHOOL Image
2016. 3 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTfa-9aCTYg

Sevdaliza: That Other Girl Image
Pussykrew. 2015, 3 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koAtzvSBvfE

XXX: Flight Attendant :imdb:
Mattis Dovier. 2016, 4 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtIepGM7USU

Kamasi Washington: Street Fighter Mas Image
AG Rojas. 2018, 6 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdyabrdFMC8

Gho$temane: Mercury Image
2017, 2 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31j4DIpgY9U

Fergie: M.I.L.F. $ :imdb:
2016, 4 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsUWK-fixiA

Run The Jewels: Don't Get Captured :imdb:
Chris Hopewell. 2017, 3 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6k7kk1lUnis

Inori - Prayer Image
Eiji Tanigawa. 2017, 1 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3J5qsyTMUY

Pavlidis: Ich sehe was Image
Ole Ukena. 2017, 3 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kD6SQCg2X7I

Fleet Foxes: I Am All That I Need / Arroyo Seco / Thumbprint Scar Image
Sean Pecknold. 2018, 7 min
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5-HmSF9vtQ

[a LION eats GOD. Gunshots ring out. MATT turns around]
MATT: That's the guy I was telling you about.

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Post by wasabi » November 7th, 2018, 6:17 am

Life Cycles is a shorter version of my favorite movie: Paterson. :)
6.3/10

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Post by mightysparks » November 7th, 2018, 8:28 am

Went on a shorts spree, just finished off the narrative shorts...

Narrative Shorts

A Brief History of Princess X 6/10

The film wasn't really that special, but I hadn't heard the story before and it was interesting.

Walpurgisnacht 4/10

Just felt like a student film to me. I liked the music but was otherwise not really that into it.

Laboratorium 6/10

Creepy, great sound and looks really good too.

Fear & Shame 4/10

Found it kind of annoying, maybe if I cared about Robert Pattinson this would be more fun.

Happiness 7/10

A bit heavy-handed but nicely bleak and great animation.

Breaker 5/10

Interesting world but the story was kind of pointless.

Dreamcatcher 6/10

The acting was awful but luckily was only a small part of it. The editing was pretty awesome though and if there was no dialogue it would've been so much better.

Alike 6/10

Fine, but again heavy-handed and a bit annoying.

The Hunchback 5/10

Feel like I was missing something from this because I didn't really enjoy it or get it, there were just a few alright moments.

Applied Ballardianism 4/10

Didn't get it :shrug:

Memory Box 5/10

I tried to read about this to make more sense of it, and I feel like I did not watch the same film as everyone else. Doesn't really go anywhere.

Life Inside a Secret Chinese Bitcoin Mine 5/10

I still don't understand what bitcoin is or what a bitcoin mine does.

Cream 8/10

Fun and bleak and creepy, with really cool animation.

The Lost Dreams of Naoki Hayakawa 5/10

Found it kind of boring and it didn't really click with me.

Hyper-Reality 7/10

I really liked the concept, but I felt it could've been explored in a better waym, still entertaining and interesting.

Life Cycles 6/10

This I kinda liked until it ended. I liked the repetition and the slight changes in repetition, and I thought it was going to be about these little changes and moments of growth but nope.
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Post by viktor-vaudevillain » November 7th, 2018, 5:13 pm

The narrative shorts program:

The Hunchback - 6

The experimental shorts program:

Idizwadidiz - 7
Love's Refrain - 7
Last edited by viktor-vaudevillain on November 16th, 2018, 2:22 pm, edited 2 times in total.

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Post by rnilsson19 » November 7th, 2018, 5:30 pm

Hinterlands - 7

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Post by lynchs » November 14th, 2018, 2:01 pm

only 3 I think

The Hunchback (2016) 8/10
River in Castle (2016) 6/10
A Brief History of Princess X (2016) 5/10

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