Animation Category

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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Max Hattler & Lux Prima Join Forces for an Audiovisual Collision of Repetition & Distortion in ‘Divisional Articulations’

Animation, Art & Fashion, Music

5th July, 2017

We speak to long-time DN Alum Max Hattler about the trajectory his prolific career to date & his latest audiovisual collaboration with composer Lux Prima.

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Ethan Shaftel Guides Us Through VR Filmmaking on an Indie Budget in Tribeca Short ‘Extravaganza’

Animation

3rd July, 2017

Ethan Shaftel discusses mixing 3D animation & live action to challenge the concept of VR as an empathy machine in his story of an off-color puppet show.

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Nice Shit Studio Animate the Origins of Interpol’s Daniel Kessler’s Musical Roots for Primavera Sound

Animation, Documentary, Music

30th June, 2017

Nice Shit Studio walk us through their animated interpretation of Daniel Kessler’s recollections of his older brother’s influence on his own musical

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Sergio Pastore Finds Hope on a Dying World in Poignant Hauschka Music Video ‘My Kids Live On Mars’

Animation, Music

29th June, 2017

Sergio Pastore takes us through the creation of his sublimely enchanting tale of altruism created for renowned prepared piano composer Hauschka.

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James Rhodes Recalls the Curative Power of Music in Bungalow’s Primavera Memories

Animation

27th June, 2017

Bungalow share how they reconstructed pianist James Rhodes' favourite musical memory for the second instalment of animated series Primavera Memories.

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An English Seaside Town Becomes Ground Zero for the Armageddon in Sholto Crow’s Animation ‘Martin’

Animation

21st June, 2017

Animator Sholto Crow joins us to discuss destroying the place he grew up and his one-man band approach to animation, with stylish short film 'Martin'

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