Animation Tag Archive

Animation, Premiere

A Courtyard Brimming With Trash Escalates into Disaster in Amélie Cochet & Louis Möhrle’s Grad Animation ‘IHR’

Amélie Cochet and Louis Möhrle discuss the minimalistic yet dramatic colour palette that underpins their waste-conscious animated short.

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Animation

Toberg Takes Viewers on a Lo-FI 3D Journey Through the History of Human Constructs in ‘Pile’

Toberg joins us to discuss assembling a human habitat in order of “critical” to “superfluous” in his epic continuous shot RCA short 'Pile'.

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Animation

Animated Short ‘Concrete’ Is an Inspiring Tale of Self-Discovery and Finding Your Purpose in the World

Directing quartet Luca Struchen, Nicolas Roth, Pirmin Bieri and Aira Joana talk the path of self-discovery that inspired their short animation 'Concrete'.

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Animation

Ollie Magee Embraces His Self-Destructive Urges in Equine-Obscured Animated Short ‘Nod. Wink. Horse.’

RCA graduate Ollie Magee joins us to discuss how his attachment to a horse character inspired him to let it "ruin" his animated short 'Nod. Wink. Horse.'

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Animation, Premiere

How Feeling Small led Na Kyung Kim to Create a Giant Animation About a Tiny Eel

Filmmaker Na Kyung Kim joins us to explain how feelings of inadequacy led her on a journey to prove her worth with animated short film 'Just a Small'.

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Animation, Premiere

How Cellphone Towers Disguised as Trees Led Connor Radding to Create a Short Film About Loss & Isolation

Returning to DN with grad film 'The Midnight Sun', Connor Radding explains how the isolating animating process was echoed in his lead character's journey.

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Animation, Premiere

How a Traditional Korean Saying and a Japanese Word Influenced JiHee Nam’s CalArts Short ‘Knife Hanging From A Tree’

LA-based filmmaker JiHee Nam joins us to discuss how Korean traditions & Japanese terms influenced her animated CalArts short 'Knife Hanging From a Tree'.

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Animation

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

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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Animation, Premiere

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

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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Animation, Premiere

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

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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Animation

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

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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Animation

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

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

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