Animation Category

Experience the Agony of Trying and Failing at Sports in Alan Jennings ‘Going Through the Motions’

Animation

25th January, 2017

Gym class can be tough. Someone is bound to lose an eye. Alan Jennings brings back the painful memories of forced exercise in his hand-drawn animation.

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Pierre Emperador Creates a Curious Soul-Stirring World of Familial Longing in ‘Seven & Light’

Animation

19th January, 2017

A child stranded on a lonely planet attempts to find a substitute for the familial love he yarns for in Pierre Emperador's gorgeous animated short.

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Elliot Lim Restores Balance to Our Fragile Political ‘Ecosystem’ in His Branded Greenpeace Animation

Animation

17th January, 2017

Elliot Lim employs his unique and addictive animation style in a campaign short for Greenpeace which captures the essence of the environmental brand.

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Exploring the Cinematic Snapshots of Nate Milton’s Emotive Animation ‘Encounters’

Animation

12th January, 2017

Animator Nate Milton takes time-out from his web series 'Liverspots and Astronots' and returns to Directors Notes to talk to us about his latest short film

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Daniel Cordero’s ‘Art is Theft’ Deconstructs the Role of Stealing in the Creation of New Artistic Visions

Animation, Art & Fashion

10th January, 2017

Daniel Cordero reflects on the nature of art and why stealing is the fertile mechanism through which artists transform inspiration into creation.

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Shadow Puppets Play Amongst the Stars in Aćim Vasić & Emilee Seymour’s ‘Notre Vie Comme Un Western’

Animation, Music

9th January, 2017

Aćim Vasić & Emilee Seymour animate a romance amongst the stars of celestial proportions in their cosmic shadow puppet music video for Paris Combo.

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Lawrence Becker Answers One of Life’s Biggest Questions in His New Stop Motion Short ‘More’

Animation

6th January, 2017

Director Lawrence Becker's new stop motion animated short follows an eccentric man as he desperately searches for a deeper meaning to life.

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Paradise

Animation, Art & Fashion

19th December, 2016

Reimagining Hieronymus Bosch's most ambitious triptych, Studio Smack unveil an unparalleled animation which cites the evolution and corruption of mankind.

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Le A: Deus

Animation, Music

13th December, 2016

Rebecca Essler & Alexandra Battault hypnotise with the fluid beauty of a b&w animated fight from conformism in their video for the etherial sounds

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Hundreds: What Remains

Animation, Music

2nd December, 2016

Lars Nagler explores the animated wonders of an alien macro-world in his computer generated music video for brother/sister twosome Hundreds.

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Drawn & Recorded

Animation, Documentary, Music

29th November, 2016

From Kurt Cobain to ODB, filmmaker Drew Christie explores the myths of modern music in animated series 'Drawn & Recorded'

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The Past Inside the Present

Animation

23rd November, 2016

A couple try to renew their dying relationship by directly plugging into recordings of their memories in James Siewert's impressive hand rotoscoped short.

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