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    Scary Monsters, Super Creeps

    Monster
    Australia
    A young single mother struggles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house. She feels he has an over active imagination until one night she spies something deep in the corner of the closet. Written and directed by Jennifer Kent. Principal cast: Susan Prior (who also stars in the Imagemakers short The Saviour), Luke Ikimis-Healy and Trash Vaudeville.
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    Smile
    Israel
    Yuval goes over to his friend's apartment unsuspecting that he has been set up on a blind date. Something just doesn't feel right. The warning signs keep reappearing to a point where paranoia takes over. A very creepy short combining people in live action with CGI heads. Written, directed and animated by Noam Abta and Yuval Abramovich. Principal cast: Yuval Segev, Yaara Gotlib, Adar Parnas and Michal Fish.
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    Jona/Tomberry
    Holland
    No, not scared, yeah, right! Welcome to the twisted, hallucinatory and nightmarish subconscious mind of the one of a kind animator Rosto. The short film blends various techniques and narrative approaches to explore notions of reflection and repetition; opposites and duplicates; doppelgangers and alter egos. The short has won numerous awards including the Grand Prize at Cannes in 2005. The music is performed by Rosto's band "The Wreckers."
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