RCA Tag Archive

The Sacred Dances & Sketchbook Drawings Behind Lottie Kingslake’s Rhythmic RCA Short ‘So I Danced Again’

Animation, Premiere

12th August, 2019

Animator Lottie Kingslake joins us to discuss how YouTube videos of a dance practiced by followers of mystic Gurdjieff led to her own creative journey.

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Discover How a Love for Natural Textures Led Emily Scaife to Create RCA Animation ‘Attraction’

Animation

17th January, 2019

Inspired by the textures in nature she'd been photographing Emily Scaife's 'Attraction' invites its viewers into the intricate world of insect attraction.

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A Daily Chat

Animation, Asides

15th November, 2018

RCA student Cheng-Hsu Chung picks at the painful wound inflicted by professing your love only to have it brushed aside in animated short 'A Daily Chat'.

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Dan Castro Explains How He Tried to Capture the Feeling of an Anxiety Spiral in ‘Herman Brown is Feeling...

Animation, Film Festival

30th October, 2018

RCA graduate Dan Castro joins us to discuss how "a bit of a mini-breakdown" led him to create his relatable animated short 'Herman Brown is Feeling Down'.

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Barbeque

Animation, Asides

18th September, 2018

Jenny Jokela’s hand-painted RCA grad short 'Barbeque' is a wildly visceral, mesmeric animation about coping with post traumatic stress disorder.

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A Grieving Woman Seeks Refuge in a Distorted Reality of Her Own Making in Natasza Cetner’s ‘Baraa’

Animation

9th July, 2018

Natasza Cetner takes DN inside the creation of 'Baraa', her moving contemplation on the impact of grief and its powerful ability to distort our perceptions.

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Natasza Cetner Takes on the Pernicious Force of Absolute Power in Surreal Animated Short ‘Nero’

Animation

15th February, 2018

Filmmaker Natasza Cetner takes DN through the political and aesthetic roots of her animated battle between repression and independence.

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The Race to Remove Deforestation gets the Moth Colective Treatment in Their Latest Global Canopy Programme Film

Animation

3rd December, 2015

Created to make people think about how the products they use affect deforestation and, as a wider consequence, climate change, the Moth Collective introduce

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Director Jesse Collett Looks to Slowly Shatter the Viewer's Sense of Reality with RCA Grad Film 'Boom is Life'

Animation

28th October, 2015

Feeling like a film that encourages conversation, we speak to director Jess Collett about what inspired the unusual narrative and distinct look behind RCA

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Hannah Jacobs on Capturing the Beauty & Magic of Tom Rosenthal’s Music in Animated Promo ‘It’s OK’

Animation, Music

4th December, 2014

We chat to Hannah Jacobs about the inspiration and production of her immersive, emotive promo for Tom Rosenthal track 'It's OK'.

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RCA 2014: Sophie Koko Gate – ‘Half Wet’

Animation

1st August, 2014

"When we are born, we are about as wet as a banana" - Sophie Koko Gate explains how a friend's revelation on how she thought she would age inspired her RCA

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RCA 2014: Nicolas Ménard – ‘Loop Ring Chop Drink’

Animation

28th July, 2014

Graduating RCA Animator Nicolas Ménard talks to Directors Notes about his approach to storytelling & the importance of collaboration when making

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