Animation Tag Archive

Tomas Ramanauskas Helps us Come to Terms with Life on Earth in Existential Western ‘After Death, Before Hell’

Animation, Premiere

24th July, 2019

Director Tomas Ramanauskas joins us to discuss his existential short 'After Death, Before Hell' - a comedy about making plans in life.

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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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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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Born Randomly on the Parisian Metro Kadavre Exquis Joins Us to Discuss Eclectic Animated Short ‘.MP4’

Animation

1st March, 2019

Kadavre Exquis returns to Directors Notes for the first time in almost five years to discuss his eccentric pixel animation short film '.MP4'.

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How Millions of Years of Evolution Inspired Martinus Klemet to Create Animated Poem ‘Angel’s Trumpet’

Animation

26th February, 2019

Award-winning Estonian animator Martinus Klemet returns to Directors Notes to discuss his animated poem 'Angel's Trumpet'.

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Astrid Goldsmith Looks to Paint a “Hopeful Vision of Post-Brexit Britain” in Stop-Motion Short ‘Quarantine’

Animation

9th January, 2019

Director Astrid Goldsmith joins us to discuss funding and the importance of fabrics in her stop-motion post-Brexit pagan dance fantasy 'Quarantine'.

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Renata Gasiorowska Explores Sex-Positive Liberation in Erotic Animated Comedy ‘Pussy’

Animation

31st August, 2018

Renata Gasiorowska tells DN how she caused a scandal when a group of school children accidentally attended a screening of her erotic comedy short 'Pussy'.

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Kati Egely Considers Humanity’s Separation from the Natural World in Watercolor Music Video ‘Alegría’

Animation, Music

4th July, 2018

Animator Kati Egely tells DN how her music video reflection on humanity’s separation from the natural world evolved into a painted passion project.

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Steve Kirby Instructs Us in the Differences Between Teaching and Nagging for The School of Life

Animation

13th November, 2017

How to Stop Nagging and Start Teaching - filmmaker Steve Kirby shows us how in his instructive animation commission for The School of Life.

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An English Seaside Town Becomes Ground Zero for the Armageddon in Sholto Crow’s Animation ‘Martin’

Animation

21st June, 2017

Animator Sholto Crow joins us to discuss destroying the place he grew up and his one-man band approach to animation, with stylish short film 'Martin'

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Making an Audience Care about Cut-Out Characters in Joseph Wallace’s Animated Short ‘Natural Disaster’

Animation

13th June, 2017

A man's life begins to crumble in Joseph Wallace's funny & relatable cut-out animation 'Natural Disaster'

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Scott Coello Animates the Nightmarish Diary Entries of a Syrian Activist in ‘Life Inside Islamic State’

Animation, Documentary

3rd April, 2017

Scott Coello brings to life the harrowing diaries of an activist living under Islamic State, with his animated film created for BBC Radio 4's Today Show.

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