In the world of animation, anything is possible – the rules that bind theatre, literature or even live action film just don’t apply. If you can imagine it, you can create it.
This creates infinite possibilities for stories that can’t be told in any other form. It also helps that the audience for animation is usually up for the challenge.
Into the Light parades an eclectic group of charming animated films with a unique glaze, each telling its own inspiring and affecting story, often finding that glimmer of light in the most unexpected places. — MT
The Better Angels 2021
Australia • In English
A young soldier trying to escape the horrors of war finds an abandoned house. Within its walls, light shines on what might have been.
Push This Button If You Begin to Panic 2020
Bartholomew Whisper’s doctors are keen on experimental surgery, but the growing hole in his head is becoming quite beautiful…
Average Happiness 2019
A sensual world of statistics where pie charts melt, arrow diagrams twist and stock market curves merge with bar graphs for a collective climax.
Isabel Emily Katherine Wiegand, Asil Atay, Arden Colley, Kellie Fay
After a family separation, a young woman failed to provide the emotional support her mother needed. The woman relives this pivotal moment, wishing she could go back and say the things left unsaid.
About Love 2020
Jelena Girlin, Mari-Liis Bassovskaja
A forest, a fractured couple and an angel that may be able to lead their way meet at an opportune moment, when all choices seem possible.
The Stork 2020
Morten Tšinakov, Lucija Mrzljak
While smoking on a balcony, Citizen Stork is struck by a moment of clarity: in which he realises that he is a not a person but, rather, a bird.
My Galactic Twin Galaction 2020
Good and evil, utopia and dystopia; narrative and post-narrative universes collide in a mortal battle to entertain the audience.
Channelling stylings of sci-fi comics, op art and anime, a nameless character roams through a dreamlogic journey in search of an elusive piano.