High Tech Hijinks

REDCAT International Children's Film Festival: High Tech Hijinks

Presented in partnership with Northwest Film Forum

An animated roundup for kids who love gadgets, gizmos, robots and other marvelous inventions. Dive inside a computer’s brain, roam a junkyard looking for robot parts, soar above a city made of circuit boards and find out what your phone and tablet are up to after you fall asleep!


PROGRAM

Dog-e
(Patrick Raats, Netherlands, 2014, 2.39 min) In Dutch with English subtitles.
What happens to a phone and a tablet after children go to sleep?

Jack
(Quentin Haberham, Netherlands, 2013, 3 min) Nonverbal.
While looking for a missing limb in a junkyard, a little robot discovers that what he really needs is a friend.

Papa
(Natalie Labarre, USA, 2014, 6:20 min) Nonverbal.
An eccentric inventor realizes he’s not a perfect dad and decides to make one.

Electric Soul
(Joni Männistö, Finland, 2013, 5 min) Nonverbal.
A metropolis made of electronic parts and pieces comes alive.

Finding M.E.
Adriana Ariza Luque and Nelson Iván Vera Briceño, Colombia, 2014, 8:20 min) Nonverbal.
A robot and a squirrel team up on a quest to discover their true potential.

Bitseller
(Juanma Sanchez, Spain, 2013, 10 min) Nonverbal.
What happens when an old guy has to swap out his trusty typewriter for a computer?

The Numberlys
(William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg, USA, 2013, 11:23 min) In English.
Friends 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 set out to create each letter of the alphabet and bring color, creativity, and jellybeans to their world.

Emilie
(Olivier Pesch, Luxembourg/Belgium/Netherlands, 2013, 16 min) In English.
While a little girl’s father is busy making a high-tech contraption, she befriends a band of smart monkeys who are even smarter than her father’s machine.

Notes to parents: In one film (Emilie), a frustrated father uses a very mild expletive.

Trailers:
Papa: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgynUed6bKs
Bitseller: https://vimeo.com/58288842
The Numberlys: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KqRYGx3FvM
Emilie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwsCe-NRfl8

Ages 5 and up. 63 min. Screening May 9 and May 16, 1:30pm

Curated by Elizabeth Shepherd and Katie Pappageorge.

Funded in part with generous support from members of the REDCAT Circle and REDCAT Council. 

Associated Images: 

Date/TimeG/M/ST/CA
SAT 5/9
1:30 pm
$5
SAT 5/16
1:30 pm
$5

G - General Audience

M - REDCAT Members

ST - Students

CA - CalArts Students/Faculty/Staff