FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

MAKERS AND SHAKERS (School Shorts Program)

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SCHOOL PROGRAM – Groups of 12+ tickets CLICK HERE for Group Reservation Form


In this series of short animated films our heroes are artists, who discover that they can use their passion to explore different realities.


Looking to take up something new? These film heroes find passions that lead them to new discoveries. In one film, Talented Japanese Royal Court painter, Kuwagata Keisai creates vivid, lifelike paintings of animals by imagining what it would be like to be that animal. In another short, Fleur looks to find inspiration for the school art show. In the last short, how is a 360° picture created? With the help of professional photographers and historians, a time traveler finds out how.


Shorts Program Duration: 72 minutes


Themes: Taking up new hobbies and passions, exploring creative play; do-it-yourself; daily plans and setting benchmarks for goals.


Language: This program is presented in English, Nonverbal, Arabic, Hebrew and German with English subtitles.


Geoblocking Notice: This program is only available in the Chicagoland area.

BLANK PAPER (Short Film)


Synopsis: The school painting competition is a great chance for eleven-year-old Fleur to prove that she is a real artist. However, when she realizes that she has forgotten her favorite paint box, a fight with the blank paper in front of her arises. As if this weren't enough, she must figure out how to sort out a sudden bully situation. Can Fleur escape her pressures using only her own imagination.


Program Type: School Program and Public Program – Groups of 12+ tickets CLICK HERE for Group Reservation Form 


Geoblocking Notice: This film is only available in the Chicagoland area.

  • Year
    2020
  • Runtime
    15 minutes
  • Language
    Nonverbal
  • Country
    Germany
  • Premiere
    Chicago
  • Director
    Bastian Eipert
  • Producer
    Danilo Pejakovic