The short films:

The New Species

  • Year: 2013
  • Country: Czechia
  • Director: Kateřina Karhánková
  • Duration: 7min

This is a story about three kids who find a mysterious bone and their journey in trying to find the creature, that the bone belong to.


  • Year: 2010
  • Country: France
  • Director: Gary Fouchy
  • Duration: 5min

Mr. Félix is an inventor, who lives happily around his creations. But the visit of a millionaire to place a very special order disrupts Mr. Felix’s cozy everyday life.

Jonas and the sea

  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Director: Marlies van der Wel
  • Duration: 11min

Jonas has dreamed of living in the sea all his life. But it’s not possible. Or is it? A short that combines pictures with drawings in a dreamlike animation style.

Nimbus the cloud catcher

  • Year: 2016
  • Country: Brazil
  • Director: Marco Nick
  • Duration: 16min

During the thunderstorm, Nimbus catches the clouds and uses a sophisticated machine to squeeze water and provides it to the local forest people and animals. One day, the wild clouds break free.

Mr Hublot

  • Year: 2013
  • Country: France, Luxembourg
  • Director: Laurent Witz, Alexandre Espigares
  • Duration: 12min

Mr Hublot is a withdrawn, idiosyncratic character with OCD, scared of change and the outside world. Robot Pet’s arrival turns his life upside.

Extra info

Filem’On opens this year’s festival with an unforgettable ciné-concert for all ages, in the main theme of this 2019 edition “Incredible Inventions”. Five animated short films, made by various techniques such as shadow play, cut out 2D and 3D, are being musically accompanied live by two musicians from Brussels: Falk Schrauwen (percussion) & Mathieu Robert (saxophone). The icing on the cake is provided by the students of the elementary school “De Muziekladder” (Schaarbeek) who made a soundtrack for two of the shorts. With the support of Jeugd En Muziek Brussel.