Category Archives: Animation

Annecy Festival – 100 Years in 100 Seconds

In the year of its 100th anniversary, Brazilian animation industry receives a special tribute at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, one of the world’s most important events in animation. To celebrate the fact the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion … Continue reading

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The School of Life – ‘How to Soothe Ourselves and Others’

A short film on the topic of soothing, commissioned by The School of Life Find out more: https://www.theschooloflife.com/ Written and Narrated by Alain de Botton Animated by Caitlin McCarthy

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Rebooted – Animated Short Film

Owl Guy, a retro comic book superhero, is suddenly introduced to his rebooted counterpart. Official Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/RebootedFilm/ Runtime: 4:00 Created at Ringling College of Art and Design

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A Five-Part Stop Motion Anthology Tests the Limits of Short Film

This Magnificent Cake!  is a new stop motion animation by Belgium-based filmmaker pair Emma De Swaef and Marc James Roels (previously) which tests the physical limits of short film. The 44-minute, 5-chapter anthology is just over the cut for what can … Continue reading

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A Visual History of Light – The Atlantic

400,000 years ago, humans and Neanderthals discovered fire. This ignited a relationship between people and photons that changed the course of mankind—and continues to evolve to this day. Take a tour through the visual history of light. Find a detailed … Continue reading

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Moving On

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A Stop-Motion Demo Turns Meta as the Characters Gradually Take Over in ‘Stems’ by Ainslie Henderson

In this meta animation, animator and director Ainslie Henderson (previously) seamlessly transforms a demonstration of his stop motion practice into a film where his miniature puppets take over. The rag tag group of figures break off from Henderson’s narrative to … Continue reading

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L’Arrivee – Julia Voltova

Film de 20 secondes réalisée à la Poudrière en collaborations avec les étudiants du Conservatoire de Lyon. Atelier encadré par Marv Newland. 20-second film was made during Marv Newland’s workshop at La Poudrière film school in collaboration with the students … Continue reading

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Le Nuage: An Animated Short Explores the Frustrations of Creative Expression

Le Nuage is a short film by Russian film student Iulia Voitova which succinctly displays the many frustrations of creative output, including sadness, distraction, and writer’s block. The animated film is composed of two collaged paper characters, an earnest young woman in a bright … Continue reading

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Extrapolate

In this hand drawn animation a line is being extrapolated through a grid. When the line surpasses the boundaries of the grid, the process spreads to and reflects on its surroundings. Beyond each boundary the extrapolation of movement is causing … Continue reading

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