Animation Category

Ynon Lan Contemplates the Nature of Memory & Familial Loss in Layered Bezalel Grad Short ‘Close the Shutters’

Animation

17th November, 2017

Ynon Lan tells DN how he drew from personal memories and family photographs for his multi-layered, mixed media tribute to familial loss and remembrance.

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Steve Kirby Instructs Us in the Differences Between Teaching and Nagging for The School of Life

Animation

13th November, 2017

How to Stop Nagging and Start Teaching - filmmaker Steve Kirby shows us how in his instructive animation commission for The School of Life.

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Eric Power Teases His Gloriously Gruesome 90s Cut Paper Horror Feature ‘Attack of the Demons’

Animation

1st November, 2017

DN spoke to dir. Eric Power about tapping into 90s nostalgia & taking his paper animation craft to another dimension for new feature 'Attack of the Demons'.

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DN352: In Conversation with Legendary Filmmaker Chris Shepherd

Animation, Film Festival, Podcasts

4th October, 2017

DN caught up with Chris Shepherd to reflect on his celebrated career and return to the hybrid world of animated/live action violence in 'Johnno’s Dead'.

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Return to the Clumsy Days of School Romance in Jack Bennett’s Charming Short ‘Not the End of the World’

Animation

5th September, 2017

Jack Bennett tells DN how a well placed tweet brought The Streets frontman Mike Skinner on board as narrator of his awkward school days romance animation.

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Kelsey Boncato Makes the Digital Physical in idesia’s Ethereal Animated Music Video ‘Ain’t Over’

Animation, Music

4th September, 2017

DN speaks to Kelsey Boncato about using multiple physical techniques in collaboration with idesia for their ethereal non-music video.

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How LAMAR+NIK Painstakingly Animated The Shins ‘Half a Million’ Stop-Motion Antics With 5000+ Stickers

Animation, Music

14th August, 2017

5,566 stickers and a hell of a lot of hard work, LAMAR+NIK tell DN how they animated The Shins' stop-motion antics in their playful new promo.

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Girls on Film 2: Before Dawn – Peccadillo Pictures’ Eclectic Collection of Award-Winning Lesbian & Feminist Shorts

Animation, Live Action

11th August, 2017

Curator Diane Gabrysiak & filmmaker Lorelei Pepi talk to DN about Peccadillo Pictures' new eclectic collection of award-winning lesbian & feminist shorts.

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Craig Murray Gives Birth to a Lost Love That Defies Time & Space in Practical Effects Music Video ‘Unarm’

Animation, Music

10th August, 2017

DN digs into the labour-intensive techniques behind Craig Murray's apocalyptic, past future lovers music video for Ghost Against Ghost.

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Renana Aldor Seeks Out the Missing Woman in Abstract Memory Short ‘La Femme Qui Cherhce’

Animation, Art & Fashion

7th August, 2017

Renana Aldor embarks on a miniaturised contemplation of memory and her relationship to her grandmother’s past in abstract short La Femme Qui Cherche.

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Matthew Lawes Ventures Into the Enchanted Woods of W. B. Yeats for ‘The Song of Wandering Aengus’

Animation

31st July, 2017

Matthew Lawes tells DN how he gathered an all star group of award winning collaborators for his enchanting short based on W. B. Yeats' well renowned poem.

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Noah Harris & Andy Biddle Traverse Man’s Vices and Virtues in Ambitious Stop Motion Series ‘Salvation’

Animation, Art & Fashion

20th July, 2017

Filmmakers Noah Harris & Andy Biddle create stop motion magic from the detritus of car boot sale bargains in Village Green's spectacular 8-part showcase.

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