Animation Category

Joshua Tuthill’s Space Race-Set Stop Motion ‘Black Dog’ Sees Tensions Rise Between Two Grieving Brothers

Animation, Premiere

15th May, 2020

Joshua Tuthill discusses the ever-evolving production process behind 'Black Dog' his 60s set stop motion short dealing with an intense brotherly bond.

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WeAreDN // Lockdown: End of Days

Animation, Film Festival, Live Action

10th May, 2020

This week in our WeAreDN // Lockdown shorts, themes of an apocalyptic nature remind us that the unthinkable can happen beyond what we are experiencing now

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

Animation

6th May, 2020

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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Raúl Koler & Emiliano Sette Personify Humanity’s Struggle to Overcome Life’s Tribulations in 3D Short ‘Anacronte’

Animation, Premiere

6th May, 2020

Emiliano Sette reveals how he & Raúl Koler used striking 3D animation to personify humanity’s struggle against the forces of misfortune in 'Anacronte'.

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WeAreDN // Lockdown: Loneliness

Animation, Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action

3rd May, 2020

The shorts in this week's WeAreDN // Lockdown collection provide a glimpse into how we find ways to cope and to exist with the 'Loneliness' in our lives.

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A Broken Leg & a Broken Heart Challenges a Woman’s Sanity in Morgan Gruer’s Beautifully Crafted Short ‘Ghosted’

Animation, Live Action

28th April, 2020

Director Morgan Gruer opens up to DN about broken bones and hearts - the inspiration behind her compelling live action-animation hybrid dramedy 'Ghosted'.

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WeAreDN // Lockdown: Feral

Animation, Film Festival, Live Action

12th April, 2020

This week’s WeAreDN // Lockdown shorts demonstrate what can happen when we give full rein to our animal instincts and embrace our 'Feral' natures.

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WeAreDN // Lockdown: Family Friction

Animation, Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action

5th April, 2020

We kick off our new weekly WeAreDN // Lockdown screening series with 'Family Friction' - a collection of short films with family at their core.

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How Work Burnout Led Director Sang Joon Kim to Create Award Winning Short ‘The Wheel Turns’

Animation, Premiere

25th March, 2020

Winner of the Best Animated Short film Award at Sitges 2018, director Sang Joon Kim joins us to discuss his weirdly relatable tale of a subway driver.

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How Igor Bastidas Created a Year Long Personal Diary of His NYC Experience in Animated Short ‘The Big Apple’

Animation

24th March, 2020

Igor Bastidas pays tribute to New York City, through 12 animated apples, in his vivid short 'The Big Apple'.

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Witness the Epic Rise & Fall of a Civilisation in Eidy Knowles’ Breathtaking 3D Animation ‘Babamimoun’

Animation, Music

13th March, 2020

Eidy Knowles joins DN with epic sci-fi animated music video 'Babamimoun' and takes us through the 18 month solo-creation of this 3D race through evolution.

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Jenny Jokela Creates a Tribute to Friendship & Self-Confidence in Animated Visual Poem ‘Live a Little’

Animation, Premiere

6th March, 2020

Jenny Jokela discusses creating a female lead who "isn’t necessarily likeable or perfect in any way" in her latest animated short 'Live a Little'

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