2D Tag Archive

Animation, Premiere

A Delusional Man Meddles With Space and Time in Sascha Vernik’s Sci-Fi Thriller Animation ‘Losing It’

Sascha Vernik breaks down the process of creating the stylised, vivid and pulpy visual aesthetic of his trippy, time-hopping animated short.

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Animation

A Young Artist Falls Into Nostalgic Pitfalls in Ewa Smyk’s Wistful Hand-Painted Animated Short ‘Homebird’

Ewa Smyk tells DN how she combined 3D modelling with hand-drawn 2D animation to speed up the lengthy creation process of her NFTS grad short.

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Animation

Richan Li’s Zany Head-Swapping Animated Short ‘Babble Bubble’ Explores a Hyper-Modern Identity Crisis

Richan Li explains the underlying metaphorical implications of the surreal animal heads her protagonist Norah dons in her 2D animated short.

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Animation

Les Mills & Joanna Quinn Return to Their Working Class Heroine for Oscar-Nominated ‘Affairs of the Art’

Les Mills describes the 35 year evolution of his creative partnership with Animator Joanna Quinn which led to their Oscar and BAFTA nominated short film.

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Animation

The Absurdity of War is Gorgeously Rendered in David Zamorano’s Captivating Isolation Animation ‘Senseless’

With blocky colours, sharp-lines and an Eastern Bloc-inspired aesthetic, David Zamorano explores the futility of serving your country.

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Animation

Kai Stänicke Examines Our Destructive Relationship With Time in Reflective Animated Short ‘Pace’

Kai Stänicke details how he drew inspiration from the animation styles of 80s & 90s German abstract films for his admonitory time crunch short ‘Pace’.

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