Animation Category

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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An Old Woman Initiates a Twisted Ritual to Raise Her Husband from the Dead in Sois De Traca’s ‘Three...

Animation

24th November, 2017

Tackling their most ambitious project to date, Sois de Traca’s (animation partners Elisa Morais and María Álvarez) Three Fitted Flies (Tres Moscas a

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A Vampire Sinks His Teeth into the Plastic Surgery Business in Martinus Klemet’s Deliciously Kitsch ‘Fatcula’

Animation

22nd November, 2017

Estonian Director Martinus Klemet lifts the lid on his delightfully kitsch, animated reimagining of Bram Stoker’s seminal blood sucker.

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Tal Kantor Reflects on the Gulf Between Words and Actions in Fragmented Mixed Media Animation ‘In Other Words’

Animation

20th November, 2017

Tal Kantor returns to DN for an extensive look at the techniques, tools & thought processes which led to her captivating exploration of inaction & regret.

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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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