Animation Category

Serafima Serafimova’s Frantic ‘Freeze Frame’ Captures the Magic and Motion of the Winter Olympics

Animation, Premiere

19th October, 2020

Ice skating, hockey, skiing and more collide in Serafima Serafimova's frantic 'Freeze Frame', a rotoscoped collage and homage to the Winter Olympics.

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Nicolas Lichtle Delivers a Disturbing Snapshot of The Year 2020 In Conceptual Short ‘à la fin…’

Animation

8th October, 2020

Nicolas Lichtle talks to DN about adopting experimental techniques & surreal imagery to illustrate how catastrophic 2020 has been thus far in 'à la fin…'

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Gabriel & Sergio Twardowski Recreate the Thrill of Live Music in Stop-Motion Concert Short ‘Alok Memories’

Animation, Documentary

2nd October, 2020

Gabriel & Sergio Twardowski tell DN how they mined 30 TB of material to recreate the thrill of live music in stop-motion concert short 'Alok Memories'.

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The Terror of Intrusive Thoughts Are Vividly Brought to Life in Suraya Raja’s ‘Don’t Think of a Pink Elephant’

Animation

28th September, 2020

We speak to Suraya Raja about using stop motion to convey the daily battle for self-control fought by OCD suffers in 'Don't Think of a Pink Elephant'

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Yana Pan Uses the Power of Colour to Imagine the Experience of the Other in Animated Short ‘0000E8’

Animation

14th September, 2020

A strange colour knocks the world off-kilter in Yana Pan's delightfully strange animation '0000E8', an allegory for the experience of the Other.

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Why rubberband. Shot Four Miles of Paper Images for Lewis Del Mar’s Animated Music Video ‘TV’

Animation, Music

10th September, 2020

Directing duo rubberband. ponder the onslaught of images we see on a daily basis in their hand-animated music video for Lewis Del Mar's 'TV'.

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Two Spaceships Have an Enlightening Confrontation in Joe Roberts & Karl Poyzer’s Animated Comedy ‘Floaters’

Animation, Premiere

8th September, 2020

Karl Poyzer and Joe Roberts detail how through embracing their side-hobbies during lockdown they created 'Floaters' a hilarious sci-fi animation.

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A Pair of Autonomous Cars Ride and Romance Through a Crumbling World in Sam Mason’s CGI Promo ‘For Sure’

Animation, Music

31st July, 2020

Sam Mason walks us through the solo creation process behind CGI music video 'For Sure', the story of autonomous cars in love following a climate collapse.

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Wouter Sel & Thijs De Cloedt’s ‘Ghost Eye’ Hopes to “Kick You in the Teeth and Leave You Bewildered”

Animation

29th July, 2020

Journey into the world of taxi-driving low-life Johnny Supro in Wouter Sel & Thijs De Cloedt's moody animated neo-noir 'Ghost Eye'.

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Chiara Feriani Brings Popovy Sisters’ Beguiling Haute Couture Art Dolls to Uncanny Life in CGI Short ‘Human?’

Animation, Art & Fashion

22nd July, 2020

Chiara Feriani takes DN through the 4 month long challenge of breathing digital life into the Popovy Sisters' beguiling art dolls in CGI short 'Human?'

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EunJu Ara Choi Animates the Testimony of a Korean Sex Worker in Poetic and Poignant ‘Happy Ending’

Animation, Documentary

29th June, 2020

EunJu Ara Choi talks to DN about finding a balanced visual language to illustrate the testimony of a Korean sex worker in animated short 'Happy Ending'.

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Serafima Serafimova Celebrates the Beauty of Movement & Human Connection in Dance Short ‘Still Life’

Animation, Premiere

26th June, 2020

Serafima Serafimova reveals how lockdown inspired her to fuse dance, animation and stylised design for a joyful celebration of movement and connection.

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