Animation Category

Barbeque

Animation, Asides

18th September, 2018

Jenny Jokela’s hand-painted RCA grad short 'Barbeque' is a wildly visceral, mesmeric animation about coping with post traumatic stress disorder.

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Charlie Tyrell Tries to Understand His Emotionally Distant Father in Stop-Motion Doc ‘My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes’

Animation, Documentary

17th September, 2018

DN speaks to Charlie Tyrell about his stop-motion quest to better understand his emotionally distant late father in doc 'My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes'.

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Zone 2.0

Animation, Asides

13th September, 2018

Director/Animator/Designer Leopold’s animated short 'Zone 2.0' follows a man suddenly gripped by the embrace of a panic attack whilst riding the Tube.

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(Otto)

Animation, Asides

10th September, 2018

A childless woman steals a little girl's imaginary friend in Job, Joris & Marieke's utterly charming animated short '(Otto)'.

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Closed Visit

Animation, Asides

7th September, 2018

Jade Evans’ 'Closed Visit' depicts the emotional turmoil of a father whose only link with the son he hasn't seen for five months is a weekly video call.

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Victor Velasco Delivers an Explosive Mix of Cyberpunk, Japanese Culture & 80s Nostalgia in ‘Shinobi’

Animation, Music

6th September, 2018

A wronged psychic warrior sets out on the hard road of revenge in Victor Velasco’s impressive futuristic 3D music video 'Shinobi' for Code Elektro.

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Rone: Mirapolis

Animation, Asides, Music

5th September, 2018

Aurélie Castex’s 'Mirapolis' music video sees a miniaturised man race through the city on his way to a private party thrown atop the shoulders of a

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Renata Gasiorowska Explores Sex-Positive Liberation in Erotic Animated Comedy ‘Pussy’

Animation

31st August, 2018

Renata Gasiorowska tells DN how she caused a scandal when a group of school children accidentally attended a screening of her erotic comedy short 'Pussy'.

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A Malevolent A.I. Teaches us Critical Skills in Jon Dunleavy’s Subversive ‘The ALT Guide to Character Design’

Animation

28th August, 2018

Jon Dunleavy tells DN how he devised a malevolent A.I. to provide a subversive initiation into the art of character design principles in his new short.

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Elsewhere

Animation, Asides

24th August, 2018

A mother stands in the way of her daughter’s attempts to break away from the insolated life of her village in Junyi Xiao’s sublime short 'Elsewhere'.

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One Day at a Time

Animation, Asides, Documentary

23rd August, 2018

Ruiting Ji uses charcoal animation to document the life of an ex-homeless man who found the strength to quit alcohol and change his life for the better.

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Area 52 B-Sides

Animation, Art & Fashion, Asides

10th August, 2018

DN gets excited about John Morena's decision to release the deep cuts from his 'a new film a week for a year' project as the 'Area 52 B-Sides'.

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