Animation Category

Heather Colbert Recreates a Legendary Tale From the World of Music with Puppets in ‘Dolly Said No To Elvis’

Animation, Music

21st February, 2018

Animator Heather Colbert joins us to discuss how she created puppets of Dolly Parton and Colonel Tom Parker for her Mark Nevin music video.

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Alien Hand

Animation, Asides

16th February, 2018

Brain surgery to treat Epilepsy leaves a woman with an ‘Alien Hand’ in Giant Ant's frighteningly fascinating animation for NPR’s Invisibilia podcast.

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Natasza Cetner Takes on the Pernicious Force of Absolute Power in Surreal Animated Short ‘Nero’

Animation

15th February, 2018

Filmmaker Natasza Cetner takes DN through the political and aesthetic roots of her animated battle between repression and independence.

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Day One: Sunshine

Animation, Asides

14th February, 2018

A new romance turns sinister as a joyful honeymoon period gives way to overbearing, controlling and abusive behaviour in Guilherme Marcondes' 'Sunshine'.

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Hugo De Faucompret Laments the Loss of Friendship in Animated Music Video ‘Ma Ydoum Hal’

Animation, Music

7th February, 2018

Hugo de Faucompret explains how a chance meeting with TREE9’s lead singer led to his entrancing, animated lost friendship music video.

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Daphna Awadish Searches for the Meaning of Home in Wistful Animated Documentary ‘Journey Birds’

Animation, Documentary

5th February, 2018

Daphna Awadish reflects on the meaning of home amongst long-term immigrants in her Bezalel Academy animated documentary 'Journey Birds'.

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One New Film Every Week for a Year: John Morena Reflects on His Epic Instagram Animation Project ‘Area 52’

Animation, Art & Fashion

25th January, 2018

New York filmmaker John Morena reflects on all he learnt creating 52 animated shorts in his epic year-long Instagram project 'Area 52'.

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Passing By – 100+ years of Damrak, Amsterdam

Animation, Asides

19th January, 2018

Job, Joris & Marieke bring their unique animation style to bear on 100+ yrs of Damrak, Amsterdam history in looping artist-in-residence short 'Passing By'.

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John Morena Explores the Vast Disconnect Between the Mind & Soul in Enchanting Music Video ‘The Drought’

Animation, Music

17th January, 2018

John Morena elevates us into the stratosphere and blasts through outer space in his bewitching music video for Ryan Chernin's 'The Drought'.

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Shahaf Ram Charts the Progression of a Broken Heart in the Sublimely Mournful ‘Separation’

Animation

10th January, 2018

Shahaf Ram takes DN through the creation of 'Separation', his sublimely realised mixed media expression of the emotional devastation caused by lost love.

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Help Refugees: The Journey

Animation, Asides

21st December, 2017

A young Syrian boy embarks on a long, dangerous journey to be reunited with his parents after his home is torn apart by war in Majid Adin's 'The Journey'.

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Device Deliver a Picture Perfect Holiday from the Future in Sci-Fi Animation Short ‘The Postcard’

Animation

1st December, 2017

A woman shares her Southeast Asia holiday adventures from the future in animated sci-fi short 'The Postcard' from creative studio Device.

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