PLUG & PLAY (2013) 6:00 | Animated Short | Sales: interfilm Berlin



Synopsis
Anthropoid creatures with plugs in place of heads are up to mischief. Instead of abandoning oneself to the dictates of the raised finger, they soon submit to themselves. But the fingers also finger around. Is it love? – PLUG & PLAY is entirely drawn with my index finger using an integrated touchpad of a laptop.

Awards
«Anča Student Award» – Fest Anča 2013
«Best Swiss Award» – Fantoche 2013
«Animated Encounters UWE European New Talent Award» – Encounters 2013
«Animage Best Direction Award» – Animage 2013
«Jury's Special Mention» – Animatou 2013
«Grand Prize – Best International Award» – 2Annas 2013
«Grand Prize» – Cinanima 2013
«Jury Special Prize» – PISAF 2013
«Best Film produced by a Film School» – International Cinema Week Madrid 2013
«Special Mention» – Animated Dreams 2013
«Best Student Film» – Sommets du cinéma d’animation 2013
«Best European Student Film» – Animateka 2013
«3ème prix» – Silence, On Court ! 2014
«Golden Horseman Animated Film - International Competition» – Filmfest Dresden 2014
«Main Prize in the International Competition of Student Films» – AniFilm 2014
«Jury's Special Mention – Student Competition» – Animafest Zagreb 2014
«Grand Prix» – PPAFF 2014

Screenings
16th Madurai International Documentary and Short Film Festival (IN) 6–10 December 2014
Couch Fest Films 2014 (US) 6 December 2014
SIGGRAPH Asia 2014 Computer Animation Festival (CN) 3–6 December 2014
18th International Student Film Festival CineMAiubit (RO) 1-6 December 2014
23th Euroshorts Film Festival (PL) 24–30 November 2014
Bienal de la Imagen en Movimiento, Buenos Aires (AR) 24 November 2014
Sotto18 Film Festival Turin (IT) 20 November – 12 December 2014
Breaking Ground EU Showcase Amsterdam (NL) 20 November 2014
16. Internationalen Jugend Medien Festival YOUKI (AT) 18–22 November 2014
14. Flensburger Kurzfilmtage (DE) 12–16 November 2014
27th New York Queer Experimental Film Festival (US) 11-16 November 2014
28th Braunschweig International Film Festival (DE) 11–16 November 2014
3rd Family Fiction Film Project (IT) 11–15 November 2014
18th Festival Ecran Libre (FR) 7–9 November 2014
12th The International Festival of Animated Arts "Multivision" (RU) 1–9 November 2014
Animpact Korea, China, Japan (KR) November 2014
New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival - Panorama (JP) 31 October - 3 November 2014
Animae Caribe Animation and New Media Festival 2014 (TT) 27 October – 1 November 2014
6th Re Animania int'l Animation FF of Yerevan (AM) 25–31 October 2014
BANJALUKA 2014 International Animated Film Festival (BA) 23–28 October 2014
33rd Uppsala International Short Film Festival (SE) 22–26 October 2014
10th Festival de Animation Fida Chile (CL) 22–24 October 2014
Lausanne Underground Film & Music Festival (CH) 15–19 October 2014
Priit Pärn Animated Film Festival (EE) 13 October – 2 November 2014
MIX Copenhagen | LGBT Film Festival (DK) 3–12 October 2014
The International Animated Film Festival KROK (RU) 29 September – 6 October 2014
Best Of Short Films Festival (FR) 11–14 September 2014
BUT Film Festival (NL) 3-7 September 2014
Hiroshima International Animation Festival (JP) 21–25 August 2014
10th InDPanda International Film Festival (CN) 2 August - 26 October 2014
Shortorama (FR) 1–2 August 2014
Insomnia Film Festival (RU) 17–20 July 2014
KloosterKino (NL) 28 June 2014
9th Valencia International Film Festival Cinema Jove (ES) 20–27 June 2014
MIAF 4, Melbourne (AU) 19–29 June 2014
Isola Cinema Film Festival (SI) 4-8 June 2014
Animafest Zagreb (HR) 3–8 June 2014
NW Animation Fest (US) 12–25 May 2014
AniFilm 05 (CZ) 6–11 May 2014
29° TGLFF (IT) 30 April – 6 May 2014
Les Rendez Vous du Hublot, Cinema Experimental Arts Numeriques, Nice (FR) 26 April 2014
Darklight Festival (IE) 24–27 April 2014
Filmfest Dresden (DE) 15–20 April 2014
Silence, On Court ! (FR) 7–11 April 2014
Festival cinéma du monde de Sherbrooke (CN) 10–13 April 2014
Go Short Nijmegen (NL) 9–13 April 2014
Fête de l'anim' (FR) 20–23 March 2014
Monstra, Lisbon Animated Film Festival (PT) 13–23 March 2014
16th Mecal International Short Film Festival, Barcelona (ES) 6–30 March 2014
ANIMA Brussels, Animated Night Competition (BE) 28 February – 9 March 2014
ANIMAC (ES) 20–23 February 2014
7th Glasgow Short Film Festival (UK) 13–16 February 2014
49. Solothurner Filmtage (CH) 23–30 January 2014
Animazione Piccolo Festival dell'Animazione, Roggiuzzole (IT) 16–30 December 2013
18th Brazilian Student Film Festival, Rio de Janeiro (BR) 14–19 December 2013
Curtocircuito International Short Film Festival, Santiago de Compostela (ES) 9–13 December 2013
Animateka Ljubljana (SLO) 2–8 December 2013
19th Leuven Kort (BE) 29 November – 7 December 2013
Animated Dreams (EE) 27 November – 1 December 2013
Sommets du cinéma d'animation (CN) 21 November – 1 December 2013
14th ‘du grain à démoudre’ Film Festival (FR) 16–24 November 2013
AnimA 2013, Taipei (TW) 15–24 November 2013
Expotoons, Buenos Aires (BR) 13–15 November 2013
KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival (NL) 12–17 November 2013
Interfilm Festival Berlin (DE) 12–17 November 2013
Bradford Animation Festival (UK) 12–16 November 2013
Cinanima International Animated Film Festival, Espinho (PT) 11–17 November 2013
Puchon International Student Animation Festival PISAF (KR) 7–11 November 2013
17th Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur (CH) 5–10 November 2013
Extreme Cinema Festival, Toulouse (FR) 5–10 November 2013
Big Cartoon Festival Moscow (RU) 31 October – 11 November 2013
Curta Cinema, Rio de Janeiro (BR) 31 October – 7 November 2013
2nd Sweaty Eyeballs Animation Invitational (US) 1 November 2013
Les Utopiales, Nantes (FR) 30 October – 4 November 2013
DOK Leipzig (DE) 28 October – 3 November 2013
32nd Festival Cinéma Rouyn–Noranda (CA) 26–31 October 2013
London Int. Animation Festival (GB) 25 October – 3 November 2013
2nd PRIMANIMA World Festival of First Animations, Budapest (HU) 23–28 October 2013
Chitrakatha’13 (IN) 23–27 October 2013
Riga International Short Film Festival 2ANNAS (LV) 21–27 October 2013
Kaohsiung Film Festival (TW) 18 October – 3 November 2013
15th International Weekend of Animation Wiesbaden (DE) 17–20 October 2013
Un Festival C'est Trop Court, Nice (FR) 15–20 October 2013
57th BFI London Film Festival (GB) 9–20 October 2013
Animatou, Geneva (CH) 5–13 October 2013
8th Anim’est Bucharest (RO) 4–13 October 2013
Festival Balkanima, Belgrade (RS) 1–5 October 2013
10th China International Animation Festival, Changzhou (CN) 28 September – 5 October 2013
Queer Lisboa 17 (PT) 27–28 September 2013
Animage Festival, Pernambuco (BR) 16–29 September 2013
Ottawa 2013 International Animation Festival (CA) 18–22 September 2013
Encounters International Short Film Festival (UK) 17–22 September 2013
9th Varna Festival of Animated Film, Sofia (BG) 11–15 September 2013
L'Étrange Festival, Paris (FR) 5–15 September 2013
Milano Film Festival (IT) 5–15 September 2013
Fantoche, 11th International Animation Festival (CH) 3–8 September 2013
Illustrative Berlin (DE) 31 August – 8 September 2013
Anibar International Animation Festival (RKS) 9–14 August 2013
7ème Festival Cinéfil, Région Rhône Alpes (FR) 22 July – 6 August 2013
Lago Film Fest (IT) 19–27 July 2013
PHI Centre Montreal, Prends ça court! (CN) 17 July 2013
6th Fest Anča (SK) 27–30 June 2013
ANNECY International Animation Film Festival (FR) 10–15 June 2013
15th Short Shorts Film Festival and Asia Tokyo (JP) 30 May – 16 June 2013
10th Vienna Independent Shorts, Animation Avantgarde (AT) 28 May – 2 June 2013
53rd Krakow Film Festival (PL) 26 May – 1 June 2013
Rooftop Films NY (US) 24 May 2013
12th Festival of Animated Films AniFest Teplice (CZ) 26 April – 1 May 2013
16e Festival du court métrage de Bruxelles, Nuit du court (BE) 24 April – 4 May 2013
20th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (DE) 23–28 April 2013
Hallucinations Collectives Lyon (FR) 23 March – 1 April 2013
Flatpack Festival Birmingham (UK) 21–31 March 2013
Tabakalera San Sebastian (ES) 25 February – 2 March 2013
Clermont–Ferrand Short Film Fest (FR) 1–9 February 2013 (World Premiere)

Review
formatcourt.com – PLUG & PLAY de Michael Frei