Hoping to "inspire people to feel empathy for those who are struggling" Case Jernigan discusses the motivation behind his latest short 'eggshell'.
Inspired by Japanese woodprints & Michael Dudok de Wit's 'The Red Turtle', Natasza Cetner discusses her RCA graduation film 'Nigel'.
Director Lee Yoon Su joins us to discuss how societal expectations in her homeland led her to create animated short 'Chakham'.
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”
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'
How dismantling a "straightforward narrative about a dead father" led Amanda Bonaiuto to create surreal CalArts grad film 'Hedge'.
Animation, Asides, Film Festival
Detroit studio Gunner raise a delightful menagerie of colourful critters in their playful evolution of ideas title sequence for animation festival Blend.
Director Tomas Ramanauskas joins us to discuss his existential short 'After Death, Before Hell' - a comedy about making plans in life.
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'.
French animator Julien Piau returns to Directors Notes for a third time, with his latest short 'ENTRE LES ROCHERS' (BETWEEN THE ROCKS).
Kadavre Exquis returns to Directors Notes for the first time in almost five years to discuss his eccentric pixel animation short film '.MP4'.
Award-winning Estonian animator Martinus Klemet returns to Directors Notes to discuss his animated poem 'Angel's Trumpet'.
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