Animation Category

Lorenz Wunderle Weaves a Violent Psychedelic Tale of Pain, Loss & Vengeance in ‘Coyote’

Animation, Film Festival

18th October, 2018

DN speaks to Swiss filmmaker Lorenz Wunderle about using animation to explore loss & the savagery of violence in his psychedelic vengeance short 'Coyote'.

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Life in Vertical

Animation, Asides

17th October, 2018

Motion design studio Parallel reformat the world to match the ever present vertical frame in playful Instagram Creators animation 'Life in Vertical'.

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Chris Shepherd Embraces Stereotypes in his Satirical Animated Short ‘Brexicuted’

Animation, Film Festival

11th October, 2018

Filmmaker Chris Shepherd returns to Directors Notes to discuss the inspiration & process behind his topical animated short 'Brexicuted'.

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Spook Train: Curtains

Animation, Asides

10th October, 2018

Claysplotation master Lee Hardcastle’s 'Spook Train' horror series rolls into town with its first gore-filled episode, the innocuously titled 'Curtains'.

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Jon Hopkins: Feel First Life

Animation, Asides

8th October, 2018

A lone figure traverses a post-apocalyptic Earth in search of signs of renewal in Elliot Dear’s exquisite stop-motion music video 'Feel First Life'.

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Jeom

Animation, Asides

8th October, 2018

A sequel to his outstanding 2012 '38-39°C', Kangmin Kim returns with 'Jeom', an impressive contemplation on the power of heredity in shaping who we are.

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Shahaf Ram Serves up the Strangest Game of Tennis You’ve Ever Seen in Animated Music Video ‘White Lies’

Animation, Music

5th October, 2018

Director Shahaf Ram shares the inspiration behind his fantastically bizarre animated tennis match music video for TATRAN’s ‘White Lies’.

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Link

Animation, Asides

3rd October, 2018

Robert Löbel makes any bad hair day problems you may have experienced pale into insignificance with the conjoined follicle challenges of new short 'Link'.

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

Animation, Film Festival, Live Action

27th September, 2018

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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Headspace – Lucy’s Story

Animation, Asides

26th September, 2018

South Melbourne production studio Jumbla encapsulate the joy and pain of a woman’s journey into delusional psychosis in animated short 'Lucy’s Story'.

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Mike Shinoda: Make It Up As I Go

Animation, Asides, Music

25th September, 2018

Antoni Sendra merges photocopies, rotoscopy, hand drawn animation and digital collage in this mixed media promo for Mike Shinoda’s 'Make It Up As I Go'.

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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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