2017 Festival

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Director Amanda Bonaiuto is a Jury Winner in Stockholm Experimental and Animation Film Festival 2017! Batfish Soup is awarded with the price Best Animated Film!

Amanda Bonaiuto’s work contains strong autobiographical elements. Travels and memories, going back as far as childhood, have been an important source of inspiration for her film Batfish Soup. Bonaiuto’s tell the story of a dysfunctional family in a rhythmically floating way. Her poetic animations display an exquisite sense of composition; as in the case of calligraphy the empty space is as important as in the colored ones.

Director Ricard Carbonell is a Jury Winner in Stockholm Experimental and Animation Film Festival 2017! Patarei Prison is awarded with the price Best Experimental Film!

Ricard Carbonell’s works are characterized by quiet, almost meditative state. His film Patarei Prison is tied both to the strong narrative tradition and to the considerably conceptual tradition of the experimental film medium.


A teacher and her pupil linger in an empty classroom. Through their looks and gestures, a strange confrontation begins.

Virginia Mori is an Italian artist. She studied animation and design at the State Art Institute in Urbino. Her favourite media are pencil, ink, and ballpoint pen on paper. She won the “SRG idee suisse” prize at the “Annecy call for project” during the International Festival of Animation at Annecy, France and has been nominations and accolades at international events, like Tehran International Animation Festival, Animafest Zagreb and Animation Block Party (New York).

SEAFF 2017 | Return to the World of Dance

Return to the World of Dance is an instructional guide for those perplexed by the post-modern condition. It is a tribute to Fernand Léger’s Ballet Mécanique.

Dan Boord is a professor in the Department of Critical Media Practices and Luis Valdovino is a professor in the Art & Art History Department at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Marilyn Marloff is an Associate professor in the Dance Department at Old Dominium University, Norfolk, VA.
Exhibitions: The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, Toronto Film Festival, Toronto, Canada; Robert Flaherty Film Seminar and Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland.


Mirror is an interactive film when the audience ubiquitous gaze or pursuant eyes is a active part in the storytelling. A film about touch and of being touched, to reveal and conceal. Pencil lines exploring skin, an inner world made visible on the body’s outer layer. Movements and gestures become manifestations of the relationship between body and drawings.

Anna Lytton is a Cologne-based artist who works mainly in the fields of drawing and animation. She studied media arts and graphic design at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne.