Friday, August 7 • 10:00am - 12:00pm
Shorts Package: Discover Yourself Before Discovering the World

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Wire Cutters | Directed by Jack Anderson | 8 min. Short Animation | USA, 2014. 

A chance encounter proves fateful for 2 robots mining on a desolate planet in this CG animated short film.

The Alchemist's Letter | Directed by Carlos Andre Stevens | 5 min. Short Animation | UK, USA, 2015. 

When Veridian, an estranged son, receives his late alchemist father Nicolas' inheritance, he is exposed to the ill-fated reality that his father built a tumultuous gold-making machine powered by his own memories. The film takes viewers on an enchanted journey through the vessels of the machine in exploration of the alchemist's most precious memories, all in an attempt to give Veridian one last life lesson and save his relationship with his daughter from following down the same fateful path.

Teen Press | Directed by T. C. Johnstone |  30 min. Short Documentary | USA, 2015 | East Coast Premiere. 

Teen press is a short documentary film that follows 8 middle school kids who find out what kind of world they will be inheriting from those who are creating it.

Perfect Piggies | Directed by Sandra Boynton | 3 min. Children's Animated Short | USA, 2015 | World Premiere.  

In Sandra Boynton's first-ever 3D animation, five harmonizing pigs sing a lively 'a cappella' swing song about their own perfect selves. The beloved song is from the first Boynton/Ford album, Rhinoceros Tap (certified Gold by the RIAA.)

The Story of Percival Pilts | Directed by Janette Goodey & John Lewis | 8 min. Short Animation | Australia, New Zealand, 2015 | New England Premiere. 

While playing on stilts as a child, Percival Pilts declares that he'll 'never again let his feet touch the ground!' He stays true to his word and compelled ever higher, he builds his stilts so tall that he no longer fits into normal society.

Tre Tosser | Directed by Peter Hausner & Snobar Avani | 6 min. Short Animation | Denmark, 2014 | North American Premiere 

A story of friendship, greed and the true values of life.

Theodora | Directed by Henry Chaisson & Travis Bogosian | 5 min. Children's Comedy | USA, 2014 | World Premiere

Theodora, a young girl left to her own devices, gathers ingredients for an unusual feast.

Bienvenidos | Directed by Javier Fesser | 27 min. Family Short | Spain, 2014.  

What Anni and Gisela don't know is that the Internet will not only be a blessing for their communities, but that thanks to the Internet the whole world is about to discover what's happening there. 

Transistors: Teeny Tech That Changed the World | Directed by Abigail Kent | 8 min. Animated Documentary | USA, 2015 | East Coast Premiere. 

You interact with billions of transistors in your phones and computers every day, so why not learn more about them? Through colorful animation, 'Transistors' shows the science of how these tiny devices work, and how they shaped the world we live in today.


Friday August 7, 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Metcalf Auditorium - RISD Museum Chace Center, 20 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02903

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