Animation Category

Relive the True Story of a Lonely Seabird & his Hopeless Love in Natasza Cetner’s Animated Short ‘Nigel’

Animation

21st February, 2020

Inspired by Japanese woodprints & Michael Dudok de Wit's 'The Red Turtle', Natasza Cetner discusses her RCA graduation film 'Nigel'.

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Animation, Ideas, and Discourse Join Forces in Robert Grieves’ 2D/3D Animated Short ‘Disorder’

Animation, Premiere

18th February, 2020

Animator Robert Grieves returns to DN to explain how we went about bringing the climate change discourse to life in this impressive explainer short.

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The Side Effects of “Good Boy” Syndrome in Korean Society are Explored in Yoon Su Lee’s Short ‘Chakham’

Animation, Premiere

17th February, 2020

Director Lee Yoon Su joins us to discuss how societal expectations in her homeland led her to create animated short 'Chakham'.

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Sans Gravité

Animation, Asides

29th January, 2020

An astronaut struggles to find his purpose here on terra firma in charming Supinfocom Rubika grad short 'Sans Gravité'.

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An Interview with Vimeo’s Best Staff Pick Winners of 2019

Animation, Art & Fashion, Documentary, Live Action

12th January, 2020

DN chats with Vimeo's Best Staff Pick directors of 2019 about the differing artistic approaches behind their award-winning work.

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Richard Dawson: Dead Dog in an Alleyway

Animation, Asides, Music

10th January, 2020

Ewan Jones Morris presents a circuitous tour of an uncaring city in his animated visual accompaniment to Richard Dawson track 'Dead Dog in an Alleyway'.

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How “Personal Experience” Inspired Anushka Naanayakkara to Create a Stop-Motion Love Story Made From Wool

Animation

7th January, 2020

NFTS graduate Anushka Naanayakkara joins us to discuss the inspiration and production behind BAFTA-winning stop-motion short film 'A Love Story'.

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Directors Notes Top 20 Filmmaker Conversations of 2019

Animation, Art & Fashion, Article, Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action, Music

3rd January, 2020

Team DN put our curating skills to good use to picked out our favourite 20 Directors Notes filmmaker conversations from the past 12 months.

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Jack Savoretti: Christmas Morning

Animation, Asides, Music

24th December, 2019

Karni & Saul transport us to a heartwarming family duvet fantasy in their animated music video for Jack Savoretti’s Yuletide track 'Christmas Morning'.

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Sam Gainsborough Takes Claymation Life-Size with Stop-Motion/Live-Action Hybrid ‘Facing It’

Animation, Film Festival, Live Action

18th December, 2019

NFTS graduate Sam Gainsborough joins us to discuss how he used about "half a tonne of plasticine" in his inventive grad film 'Facing It'.

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“Reality is Told Through Dream Imagery” Cassie Shao Discusses Her Grad Film ‘There Were Four of Us’

Animation

18th December, 2019

Director Cassie Shao explains how a three year old dream inspired her animated grad film 'There Were Four of Us'.

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A Seductive Serpent Traps a Pair of Women in a Parallel Reality in Muzaluci’s Psychedelic Fashion Thriller

Animation, Art & Fashion, Premiere

17th December, 2019

Juan Manuel Pinzón, Tata Persico & Paco Gorriz discuss the joy & pain of being given full creative freedom on their psychedelic MUZALUCI fashion thriller.

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