CGI Tag Archive

Animation, Film Festival

Ten Stellar Short Films from the 2022 Annecy International Animation Festival

Annecy's 2022 short film competition provided a great mix of hybrid, experimental and crowd-pleasing shorts, see which 10 made our list of favourites.

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Animation

Simon Robson’s ‘Ghost in the Machine’ Brutally Confronts the Damage Caused by Plastic in the Ocean

Fully computer-generated, Simon Robson discusses the making of his urgent call to action animation, a potent metaphor for environmental wastefulness.

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Animation

Retaining Your Humanity Is Key In Tomek Suwalski’s Pulse-Pounding Trailer for ‘Dying Light 2 Stay Human’

Tomek Suwalski breaks down his live-action approach to CGI animation for the cinematic trailer of revered apocalyptic action-shooter Dying Light 2.

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Animation, Music

A Pair of Autonomous Cars Ride and Romance Through a Crumbling World in Sam Mason’s CGI Promo ‘For Sure’

Sam Mason walks us through the solo creation process behind CGI music video 'For Sure', the story of autonomous cars in love following a climate collapse.

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Animation, Art & Fashion

Chiara Feriani Brings Popovy Sisters’ Beguiling Haute Couture Art Dolls to Uncanny Life in CGI Short ‘Human?’

Chiara Feriani takes DN through the 4 month long challenge of breathing digital life into the Popovy Sisters' beguiling art dolls in CGI short 'Human?'

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Asides, Music

Igorrr: Very Noise

We take absolutely no responsibility for the bizarre nightmares you’ll have after watching Meat Dept.’s freakily fleshy 'Very Noise' music video.

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Animation

SuperBlimp use 80s/90s Nostalgia to Explore Themes of Loneliness and Escapism in CGI Short ‘Playgrounds’

Created from a desire to connect with memories from the ’80s & ’90s, SuperBlimp join us to discuss their nostalgia-laced CGI short 'Playgrounds'.

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Animation, Asides

Overrun

Stunning Supinfocom grad short 'Overrun' follows an ant’s desperate struggle to escape from an unknown dangerous, yet mesmerising world.

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Animation, Art & Fashion

Scott Geersen Visualises the ‘Legacy’ of Humanity in TEDxSydney’s Grand 10th Anniversary Titles

Scott Geersen tells DN how he safeguarded humanity's 'Legacy' for the future in his breathtaking title sequence for the 10th anniversary of TEDxSydney.

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Animation, Asides, Live Action

Louise

Cheerldr gives his CGI creations centre stage in 'Louise' - the story of a girl whose memories drift away, crossing the boundaries of time and reality.

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Animation, Asides

Truth vs Lies

Director Clim & animator João Lucas explore the nature, differences and confusion that can arise between facts and fabrications in CG short Truth vs Lies.

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Animation

Tomek Suwalski Journeys into a Post-Apocalyptic Russia in Thrilling CGI Metro Exodus Trailer ‘Artyom’s Nightmare’

DN speaks to writer/director Tomek Suwalski about expanding the world of the Metro game series in his thrilling cinematic CGI short 'Artyom's Nightmare'.

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