2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Animated Shorts

Sunday, March 15
11:00AM - 12:30PM

Topfer Theatre at ZACH
202 South Lamar Blvd


Half Wet

Director: Sophie Koko Gate

A soon to be 25 year old man with large pores tries to escape the realisation that he is very slowly evaporating. At the same time he pines over his ex girlfriend; who turns out to be incredibly dull.


Director: Steven Subotnick

The pig is everything.


Director: James Ford Murphy

Inspired by the isolated beauty of tropical islands and the explosive allure of ocean volcanoes, “LAVA” is a musical love story that takes place over millions of years.

All Your Favorite Shows!

Director: danny madden

Anything you wanna watch in the palm of your hands! Crazy convenient. Crazy. . .

Butter Ya'Self

Director: Julian Petschek

A banana and a hot dog bun are famous.


Director: Daniel Gray, Tom Brown, Tom Brown

Things of worth are often neglected in favour of that which is more immediately gratifying.  Unfortunately, things that are neglected are often lost forever. The life of a misguided and intensely focused man, chronicled through his oral obsessions.

Bottom Feeders

Director: Matt Reynolds

Divided by a barrier of fog, two disparate species fight to adapt and survive in a deliciously unsympathetic world. A glimpse into an imagined ecosystem generated from subconscious doodlings.


Director: Ryan Gillis

Investing a wreckage out in the Florida Everglades, an old crop-duster named Bill discovers a crate filled with unearthly beetles. Wanting to piece together their mysterious appearance, Bill takes the crate on to his airboat. But he learns the hard way that the beetles have their own agenda.

World of Tomorrow

Director: Don Hertzfeldt

A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of her distant future.


Director: William Reynish

MIRA has a heartache and feels empty inside. Her friend attempts to fill out Mira’s emptiness with vodka and parties, but as Mira meets the 500 year old shaman ULRIK, a more holistic solution arises: Mira must find her power animal to regain her inner strength. But after being put into a drum induced trance, Mira meets something entirely unexpected.


Director: Xaver Xylophon

Julius can't sleep. To get his head empty he decides to go on a roadtrip, but somehow he can't manage to leave. A hand drawn film about failure, insomnia, a red motorbike, pretty bargirls, the desolateness of Berlin (even in summer) and waterproof socks.

Section: Short Film Program
Year: 2015
Runtime: 90min

Publicity Contact
Claudette Godfrey



Film Badge, Gold Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Festival Wristband
Shorts Program
Screening Section

Thanks to our sponsors

Miller Lite Esurance AT&T IFC Mazda USA Monster Energy McDonalds logo CapitalOne logo PepsiCo logo Austin Chronicle

Music sponsor

Sonic Bids

Interactive sponsor

Phillips logo