Breaking Ground offers young filmmakers a stage to present themselves and their work. Below you'll find the films we have programmed at one of our festivals or events so far. Please note this is not a video channel, this is a showcase of interesting films. Would you like us to take an interest in your film, please submit it.

Director: Nicolas Ménard
the Royal College of Art
Year of production 2013
Genre Animation


An astronaut blasts off for another world, leaving part of himself – his left arm – back home. After a doomed landing, his mind is conflicted...

Director: Kristina Yee
the National Film and Television School in England
Year of production 2013
Genre Animation

Miss Todd

"Miss Todd" is a short, stop-motion, musical animation about the first woman in the world to build and design an airplane. The film was made at the National Film and Television School in England and is inspired by a real person. It's 1909, and the whole world is waking to the possibilities of flight. Miss
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Director: Katja Lautamatti
Aalto University Helsinki
Year of production 2012
Genre Documentary
Length 23'40

Lintu toiselta taivaalta (Migratory Bird)

Esther, a young girl of Nigerian origin, lives in Lebanon. Everywhere she looks, she sees adults who followed their dreams to this country, but are now working hard in low-paid jobs. Esther has lived alone with her father since her mother was forced to leave the country. The film gives voice to an immigrant child
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Director: Pawel Ziemilski
The Polish National Film School
Year of production 2012
Genre Documentary
Length 17'00


Travelling among people and objects, we discover a world usually considered ugly and unattractive. This dream-like journey is not a dream. Who are the people living in this "big aquarium"? And what is our position towards them?

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