Animation Category

Canblaster: Wild Horses

Animation, Asides, Music

16th July, 2019

A young couple clash over the prospect of life immortal while their city falls into civil unrest in Kévin Roualland and Maxime Dupuy’s 'Wild Horses'.

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Jerry LIU Unravels the Potential of Cryptocurrency Technology in ‘What Is a Blockchain Game?’

Animation, Documentary

12th July, 2019

Motion graphics animator Jerry Liu reveals how emerging technology, video games and cats inspired his lighthearted commentary on blockchain games.

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Persian Empire: She Got Confused // He Wouldn’t Sleep

Animation, Asides, Music

10th July, 2019

Conlan Normington takes us on a road trip through the chaos & confusion of a breakup in trippy dual music video 'She Got Confused' & 'He Wouldn’t Sleep'.

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If Stranger Things was an 80s Anime

Animation, Asides

9th July, 2019

Humouring the Fates cook up an impressive alternative take on the upsidedown goings-on of Hawkins in animated short 'If Stranger Things was an 80s Anime'.

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A Personal Poem is Transformed into a Touching, Topical Animation in Laura Reedy’s ‘Ripple Home’

Animation

9th July, 2019

Animator Laura Reedy joins us to discuss how being apart from family and her Grandmother's plates inspired her 87-second short film 'Ripple Home'.

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Karni&Saul Pay Tribute to the Duality of Human Existence in Fantasy Dance Music Video ‘The problems aren’t us’

Animation, Music

3rd July, 2019

Karni&Saul share how they combined dance, animation and nature for a silent rave to the gods of creativity in 'The problems aren’t us'.

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Traditional Inuit Culture Meets Techno-Futurism in Alessandra Leone’s Audio-Visual Explosion ‘Inouï (and free)’

Animation, Music

28th June, 2019

Alessandra Leone tells DN how she partnered with Andreas Barden to create Zoë Mc Pherson's enthralling 3D looping music video 'Inouï (and free)'.

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Maegan Houang Weaves an Alluringly Surreal Tale of Memory & Loss in Fantasy Short ‘In Full Bloom’

Animation, Live Action

27th June, 2019

Maegan Houang shares how personal memories of loss informed the narrative and emotion of her practical effects based surreal short 'In Full Bloom'.

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How Ancients Rituals from Around the World Inspired Arsen Arzumanyan’s Avian Creation Myth ‘Furnace of the Birds’

Animation

17th June, 2019

Arsen Arzumanyan joins us to discuss reversing methodologies & breaking mocap suits to create an unusual mythological tale of where birds come from.

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Julien Piau Examines the “Change of Individuals and the Impact on Others” in Surreal Animation ‘ENTRE LES ROCHERS’

Animation

14th June, 2019

French animator Julien Piau returns to Directors Notes for a third time, with his latest short 'ENTRE LES ROCHERS' (BETWEEN THE ROCKS).

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YGT: Mothertongue

Animation, Asides, Music

13th June, 2019

Adrift at sea, a mysterious traveller creates a version of Eden within her own psyche in Alex Moy’s gorgeously animated 'Mothertongue' music video.

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Mike Vass: The Rainbow Of Your Last Days

Animation, Asides, Music

11th June, 2019

Gavin C Robinson deploys comic storyboard frames to bring the emotional colours of Mike Vass' lyrics to life in 'The Rainbow Of Your Last Days'.

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