Animation Category

Island

Animation, Asides

2nd January, 2019

Max Mörtl and Robert Löbel whisk us away to a small isle populated by a menagerie of exotic creatures in their whimsical animated short 'Island'.

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Directors Notes Top 20 Filmmaker Conversations of 2018

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

24th December, 2018

Team DN put our collective heads together to curate a list of the 20 favourite filmmaker conversations we had in 2018.

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A Mischievous Trio of Extraterrestrial Visitors Change Christmas Forever in Daniel Prince’s Sci-Fi Short ‘Invaders’

Animation

18th December, 2018

We talk to VFX artist Daniel Prince about catching the directing bug and combining live action & computer animation for sci-fi Christmas short 'Invaders'.

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The Handmade Gift

Animation, Asides

17th December, 2018

Anna Mantzaris deploys her considerable stop-motion talents for Greenpeace France in melancholic Christmas short 'The Handmade Gift'.

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Substance Set out on a Stunning Journey of Exploration, Connection & Creation in Node Fest’s Sci-Fi Title Sequence

Animation

10th December, 2018

Sydney motion studio Substance tells DN how they expressed the iterative journey of creation in their epic sci-fi title sequence for Nodefest 2018.

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Take a Whistle Stop Tour of the Land of the Rising Sun in Dante Zaballa’s Charming Animation ‘My Trip...

Animation

10th December, 2018

Animator Dante Zaballa tells DN about immortalizing his jaunt to the land of the rising sun in delightfully charming animation 'My Trip to Japan'.

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An Island

Animation, Asides

28th November, 2018

Rory Byrne’s vibrant animated short 'An Island' follows a man haunted by grief through his solo efforts to conquer an isolated island.

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NON !

Animation, Asides

28th November, 2018

Le DMA Cinéma d’Animation student Louis Fourel goes in search of the spark of creativity in his beguiling end of year film NON !

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LGBTQ+ Learning Disabled Artist Matthew Kennedy Shares His Exploration of Identity Through Film

Animation, Documentary

21st November, 2018

Director Matthew Kennedy discusses being a spokesperson for the LGBTQ+ learning disabled community and how he explores his identity through film.

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Belly Flop

Animation, Asides

21st November, 2018

A plucky young girl musters her fearless determination to learn how to dive in Jeremy Collins and Kelly Dillon's charming as hell short 'Belly Flop'.

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Going Ape

Animation, Asides

20th November, 2018

A colourful collage of pop culture references 'Going Ape' imagines a world where apes have fully embraced the smartphone & all its associated behaviours.

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Roundabout

Animation, Asides

19th November, 2018

In darkly comic animation 'Roundabout' Noah Gavrich reminds us that life really is just driving in circles until your particular record comes to a stop.

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