Animation Category

Hunger Takes Its Toll For Zombie Lee in Sinead Stoddart’s ZomCom ‘Munchies’

Animation, Film Festival

16th June, 2017

Sinead Soddart explains to DN how she turned a first year University pitch into a hilarious zombie short with plenty to chew on.

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A Timely Tale about the Disruption of Normality in Animade’s Striking Animated Short ‘Dam’

Animation

15th June, 2017

Animade's Senior Creative Milo Targett reveals the inspiration behind his short animation about 'the sobering nature of change'.

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Making an Audience Care about Cut-Out Characters in Joseph Wallace’s Animated Short ‘Natural Disaster’

Animation

13th June, 2017

A man's life begins to crumble in Joseph Wallace's funny & relatable cut-out animation 'Natural Disaster'

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Majid Adin & Stephen McNally Deliver a Stunning New Take on Elton John’s Iconic ‘Rocket Man’

Animation, Music

1st June, 2017

Majid Adin & Stephen McNally discuss how they reimagined Elton John's iconic track 'Rocket Man' through the lens of a refugee's journey to safety.

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Friendship Endures After a Fall in Julien Piau’s Touching Micro-Short ‘PÉRILLEUX RACCOURCI’

Animation

19th May, 2017

Julien Piau talks to DN about his new micro-short which opens with a literal cliffhanger when two acolytes attempt to take a mountain shortcut.

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Traverse the Foreboding CGI Landscape of Stef & Wyt’s Unsettling Sci-Fi Universe in ‘Ghost Culture’

Animation, Music

18th May, 2017

Stef & Wyt explain how they drew from classic sci-fi tales whilst experimenting with photo-realistic 3D animation designs for Dawn Geometry's Music Video.

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Zach Jones & Ben Kitnick Bear Witness to the Club Penguin Apocalypse in Gameplay Short ‘Waddle On’

Animation, Live Action

9th May, 2017

"The penguin apocalypse brings forth the dawn of man." Zach Jones & Ben Kitnick bear witness to the end times of Disney’s beloved virtual world for kids.

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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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