Animation Tag Archive

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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Desire, Ruthlessness and a Complete Loss of Control Run Riot in Jakob Schmidt’s Dark Fairytale ‘Planemah’

Animation

30th January, 2017

A megalomaniacal king chases the secrets of the universe and existence in Jakob Schmidt’s dark allegorical animation about desire, ruthlessness and greed.

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Pierre Emperador Creates a Curious Soul-Stirring World of Familial Longing in ‘Seven & Light’

Animation

19th January, 2017

A child stranded on a lonely planet attempts to find a substitute for the familial love he yarns for in Pierre Emperador's gorgeous animated short.

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Paradise

Animation, Art & Fashion

19th December, 2016

Reimagining Hieronymus Bosch's most ambitious triptych, Studio Smack unveil an unparalleled animation which cites the evolution and corruption of mankind.

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