Animation Tag Archive

Wouter Sel & Thijs De Cloedt’s ‘Ghost Eye’ Hopes to “Kick You in the Teeth and Leave You Bewildered”

Animation

29th July, 2020

Journey into the world of taxi-driving low-life Johnny Supro in Wouter Sel & Thijs De Cloedt's moody animated neo-noir 'Ghost Eye'.

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Serafima Serafimova Celebrates the Beauty of Movement & Human Connection in Dance Short ‘Still Life’

Animation, Premiere

26th June, 2020

Serafima Serafimova reveals how lockdown inspired her to fuse dance, animation and stylised design for a joyful celebration of movement and connection.

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Lost Memories of an Old Dog Become Immortalised in Jonah Primiano’s Animation ‘Driftless’

Animation, Premiere

20th May, 2020

Jonah Primiano walks DN through the instinctual process behind 'Driftless' his non-linear minimalist tome that repurposes footage of a beloved pet.

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Pac-Man to Panic Attacks: Case Jernigan Breaks Down the Intricacies of his Personal Portrait ‘eggshell’

Animation

27th February, 2020

Hoping to "inspire people to feel empathy for those who are struggling" Case Jernigan discusses the motivation behind his latest short 'eggshell'.

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Relive the True Story of a Lonely Seabird & his Hopeless Love in Natasza Cetner’s Animated Short ‘Nigel’

Animation

21st February, 2020

Inspired by Japanese woodprints & Michael Dudok de Wit's 'The Red Turtle', Natasza Cetner discusses her RCA graduation film 'Nigel'.

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The Side Effects of “Good Boy” Syndrome in Korean Society are Explored in Yoon Su Lee’s Short ‘Chakham’

Animation, Premiere

17th February, 2020

Director Lee Yoon Su joins us to discuss how societal expectations in her homeland led her to create animated short 'Chakham'.

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How a Road Trip with Dad Led Jenna Caravello to Create “Ominous & Unpredictable” Short ‘Frontier Wisdom’

Animation

5th December, 2019

Jenna Caravello joins us to explain how fantasies of her father's phone company job inspired her to create a strange tale starring a “chatty corpse”

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Carol Freeman Creates an Astounding Journey of Self-Discovery in Paint-On-Glass Animation ‘The Bird & the Whale’

Animation, Premiere

28th November, 2019

Carol Freeman reveals how a team of animators worked error-free for 14 months across nearly 4500 paintings for paint-on-glass short 'The Bird & the Whale'

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How Memories of a Personal Tragedy Led Amanda Bonaiuto to Create Surreal CalArts Grad Film ‘Hedge’

Animation, Premiere

23rd October, 2019

How dismantling a "straightforward narrative about a dead father" led Amanda Bonaiuto to create surreal CalArts grad film 'Hedge'.

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Blend Opening Titles

Animation, Asides, Film Festival

24th September, 2019

Detroit studio Gunner raise a delightful menagerie of colourful critters in their playful evolution of ideas title sequence for animation festival Blend.

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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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