The short film section is one of the largest programmes of its kind in Europe, bringing numerous short film professionals to Rotterdam. Short films occupy a prominent position throughout the programme. They are everywhere but espesially as part of the compilations which are screened at the short film headquarters LantarenVenster. The combined programmes in the Bright Future section are:
Films in ‘Bright Future Short’
MatkormanoFabien Rennet, Julien Louvet IFFR 2016 32′
In 1968, 'the mage' Matkormano gets accused of being responsible for his sons’ disappearance. He proclaimed his innocence.
Hereditary LanguageLisa Oppenheim IFFR 2016 10′
A search for and 3D-reconstruction of Methuselah, the oldest living tree on Earth. Its exact location has not been publicly disclosed.
The MessPeter Burr IFFR 2016 14′
Computer-animated video taking us to the threshold of a utopian labyrinth. A solitary female figure has to clean up the mess it inadvertently spawned.
The Cusp of Your CredenzaAnita Delaney IFFR 2016 10′
Thanks to absurdist language, toenail clippings and large, soft muffins are assigned a place in this out-of-control categorisation of life.