Animation Category

“I Had the Freedom to Do Whatever I Wanted” John Morena on Releasing the Choice Cuts of Area 52

Animation

12th September, 2019

Creator of 'one film a week' animation project 'Area 52' John Morena reveals why he's decided to released 25 choice cuts on YouTube as the "A-Sides".

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Proxy

Animation, Asides

5th September, 2019

An artificial child created to ease the pain of his grieving mother comes to understand the limits of his existence in tragic HSLU grad short 'Proxy'.

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How Max Hattler Transformed Hong Kong’s Vertical Skyline into Living Film Strips in ‘Serial Parallels’

Animation, Art & Fashion

4th September, 2019

Max Hattler provides some insight into his new film 'Serial Parallels' an experimental portrait of Hong Kong one of the most vertical cities in the world.

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Directors Notes Reading & Leeds 2019 Cinema Tent Shorts

Animation, Film Festival, Live Action, Music

23rd August, 2019

August bank holiday weekend is the time when DN gathers our favourite short films and music videos from the past year for our Reading & Leeds screenings.

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The Sacred Dances & Sketchbook Drawings Behind Lottie Kingslake’s Rhythmic RCA Short ‘So I Danced Again’

Animation, Premiere

12th August, 2019

Animator Lottie Kingslake joins us to discuss how YouTube videos of a dance practiced by followers of mystic Gurdjieff led to her own creative journey.

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Serafima Serafimova Exposes Female Body Hang-Ups to the Cleansing Spotlight of Collective Recognition in ‘Flawed’

Animation, Premiere

31st July, 2019

Serafima Serafimova reveals how hang-ups inspired the creation of 'Flawed' - a film which exposes the personal insecurities women have about their bodies.

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Scott Geersen Visualises the ‘Legacy’ of Humanity in TEDxSydney’s Grand 10th Anniversary Titles

Animation, Art & Fashion

29th July, 2019

Scott Geersen tells DN how he safeguarded humanity's 'Legacy' for the future in his breathtaking title sequence for the 10th anniversary of TEDxSydney.

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Contact

Animation, Asides

26th July, 2019

An accidental phone call sends a woman into a warm reverie about a past summer of love in Léa Bancelin’s beautifully animated EMCA grad short 'Contact'.

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Tomas Ramanauskas Helps us Come to Terms with Life on Earth in Existential Western ‘After Death, Before Hell’

Animation, Premiere

24th July, 2019

Director Tomas Ramanauskas joins us to discuss his existential short 'After Death, Before Hell' - a comedy about making plans in life.

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Life Gets Freaky for a Boy & His Masked Friend in Peter Collins Campbell’s Absurdist Short ‘Summer Vacation’

Animation

23rd July, 2019

"I keep putting enormous voids into things I make." Peter Collins Campbell talks to DN about his decidedly strange coming of age short 'Summer Vacation'.

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The Art of Coffee

Animation, Asides

22nd July, 2019

Lobster celebrate 'The Art of Coffee' in their boldly styled animation which tracks the dark elixir’s journey from berry picking to liquid gold.

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Negative Space

Animation, Asides

17th July, 2019

A man recalls the bonding experience of learning the intricacies of a well packed suitcase from his father in Tiny Inventions' 'Negative Space'.

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