Animation Category

Learn How Visual Artist Johan Rijpma Created Mind Bending Reflexive Animation ‘Extrapolate’

Animation, Art & Fashion

25th April, 2017

Visual Artist Johan Rijpma joins DN for a long overdue interview about his career and his latest mind bending, hyper-reflexive, hand drawn animation.

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John Morena Dispatches Social Commentary Through Innovative Tongue in Cheek Micro-Film Series ‘Area 52’

Animation, Art & Fashion

21st April, 2017

DN talks to innovative experimental filmmaker John Morena, about his uncompromising, weekly animated micro-film series 'Area 52'.

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Scott Coello Animates the Nightmarish Diary Entries of a Syrian Activist in ‘Life Inside Islamic State’

Animation, Documentary

3rd April, 2017

Scott Coello brings to life the harrowing diaries of an activist living under Islamic State, with his animated film created for BBC Radio 4's Today Show.

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Game of Thrones GIF Creator Eran Mendel Reveals the Craft Behind His Looping Mini Masterpieces

Animation

10th March, 2017

Illustrator/animator Eran Mendel provides an inside look into the processes he uses to create his infinitely shareable, looping GIF mini-masterpieces.

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Tamar Odenheimer Depicts the Heartbreaking Loneliness of a Child Abandoned at the School Gates in ‘Loop’

Animation

6th March, 2017

Tamar Odenheimer discusses the journey towards narrative economy for her heartbreaking short about a child whose parents forget to pick him up from school.

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Martino Prendini Animates 6000+ Hand-Drawn Images in Female Empowerment Dance Short ‘An Exit’

Animation, Art & Fashion

2nd March, 2017

Martino Prendini gives form to the power of female agency through a medley of animation techniques realised over 6000+ individual hand-drawn frames.

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Joseph Blanc Re-Envisions Love and Happiness in Painterly Music Video ‘This Mess Won’t Make Itself’

Animation, Music

22nd February, 2017

Motion Designer Joseph Blanc provides a reprieve from typical love stories with his painterly, emotionally gripping music video for Dead Seem Old.

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Robots Meet Their Demise at the Hands of Michael Marczewski’s Malfunctioning Mechanisms in ‘Vicious Cycle’

Animation

21st February, 2017

In Michael Marczewski's animation, industrious robots find their repetitive work rewarded by a brutal demise at the hands of malfunctioning mechanisms.

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Dimitris Katsafouros Plays Delightful Tricks on the Eyes with 4K Optical Illusion Short ‘Patterns’

Animation, Art & Fashion

16th February, 2017

Multi-disciplined designer Dimitris Katsafouros walks DN through the evolution and challenging render times of his playfully hypnotic 3D pattern short.

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A Spiteful Shadow Frustrates the Romantic Aspirations of a Lonely Man in Tomek Pilarski’s ‘But She’s Nice…’

Animation

13th February, 2017

After making a friend of solitude, a lonely man attempts to break out of his isolation to find love in Tomek Pilarski's textured black & white animation.

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Israeli Artists Deliver an Impressive Hit of Animated Mixed-Media for Marijuana Anthem ‘Legal Eyes’

Animation, Music

8th February, 2017

Packed full of creativity Tal Zagreba, Robert Moreno & Daniel Sasson's legalisation promo is an impressive mixed-media call to arms for the 420 nation.

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Desire, Ruthlessness and a Complete Loss of Control Run Riot in Jakob Schmidt’s Dark Fairytale ‘Planemah’

Animation

30th January, 2017

A megalomaniacal king chases the secrets of the universe and existence in Jakob Schmidt’s dark allegorical animation about desire, ruthlessness and greed.

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