After Effects Tag Archive

Animation

Tsz-wing Ho Reinterprets the Geometric Nature of Hong Kong’s M+ Museum in Abstract Animation ‘& More’

Animator Tsz-wing Ho tells DN how she deconstructed the form of the M+ Museum into her fluid shifting short exploring what underpins our material world.

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Animation

A Rite of Passage Fishing Ritual Challenges a Father-Son Relationship in Ross Stringer’s BAFTA Winner ‘Crab Day’

Ross Stringer breaks down the deceptively minimal monochrome colour palette he used to tell the thematically rich story of his NFTS graduate short.

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Animation, Music

A Nocturnal Predator Stalks a Young Woman in Nikita Kibirev’s Hyper-Stylised Animated Music Video ‘NOIR’

Nikita Kibirev breaks down the process behind the distinct colour-rich visual aesthetic of his promo exploring jealousy, obsession and toxic masculinity.

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Animation, Premiere

A Father Attempts Everything to Save His Son in Cliona Noonan’s Heartbreaking Animation ‘Soft Tissue’

Cliona Noonan describes how her enforcement of creative limitations birthed the most interesting ideas in her tender familial animated short.

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Animation

A Mariner Takes a Sudden and Astounding Voyage in Wendy Tilby & Amanda Forbis’ Oscar Nominated ‘The Flying Sailor’

Amanda Forbis & Wendy Tilby explain how they blended 2D and 3D animation techniques with live action for their explosive multi-award-winning short.

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Art & Fashion

Chris Lavelle Breathes Digital Life into Abandoned Urban Spaces in a Stunning pair of Camera Mapping Shorts

Chris Lavelle discusses his use of camera mapping techniques to transform 2D urban explorer images into vibrant film environments of living decay.

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Animation, Music

Hundreds: What Remains

Lars Nagler explores the animated wonders of an alien macro-world in his computer generated music video for brother/sister twosome Hundreds.

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Animation, Music

Me And My Drummer: Grown Up Shape

Chris Luehning pursues the unsatisfiable artistic drive to create and strive for perfection in his psychedelic music video for Me And My Drummer.

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Animation

Embracing Human Instinct, Amber Xu’s ‘Luscious’ Denotes Boundless Pleasure Through Fantasy

We speak to Amber Xu about her animated look inside the human psyche and the power of its creativity in fantasy short ‘Luscious’

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