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What Is Life? Is Death Real?

Was ist eigentlich der Unterschied zwischen Leben und Tod? Auf den ersten Blick wirkt das wie eine ziemlich dumme Frage. Aber wenn man versucht eine klare Definitionen zu finden, wird es plötzlich sehr verwirrend. Die Wissenschaft ist sich bis heute nicht einig.

Und Moment – wenn wir nicht ganz sicher sind was “Leben” bedeutet… was bedeutet dann “Tod”?

Kurzgesagt – a team of designers, journalists and musicians who want to make science look beautiful. Because it is beautiful.

So what is the difference between you and a rock? This seems like an easy, even stupid question. But even the smartest people on earth have no idea where to draw the line between living and dead things. Which leads to mind-blowing implications.

What is life after all? And is death really a thing?

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To And Fro

A journey of two wondrous creatures • Made by Nica Harrison & Gomeda.

Never Hide by McBess & Simon

Ray-Ban // Never Hide: Directed & animated by McBess & Simon Landrein.

Hart’s Desire by Gavin C Robinson

Dieser wunderschön animierte Kurzfilm “Hart’s Desire” wurde von Gavin C Robinson im letzten Jahr seines Animation-Studiums am Edinburgh College of Art erstellt.

An aspiring hermit, an aspiring socialite and a shared flask of tea.

Written, directed & animated by Gavin C Robinson • Music by Mike Vass.

Two Friends // Animated Short Film

Albert and his best friend Jonas are orphans. They live in the future in a harsh dystopia where the women and children are all dead. The men have begun to change in their yearning for a woman.

Winner of Danish Academy Award for Best short film 2011.

Directed by Paw Charlie Ravn • Written by Anna Bro & Paw Charlie Ravn • Music: Tommy Gee.

In The Tall Grass

Joseph is mentally deviated. He is a prisoner of his own flat and always in permanent war with his own mind.

In reality, where desires, memories and nightmares is mixed together, there’s no escape for the tortured soul. He either win this battle or will be condemned forever.

“In The Tall Grass” Is probably one of only few animations made in genre of psychological thriller, with deeper meaning. Made as graduation project at Bezalel, Academy of Art & Design, Jerusalem.

Director: Alexii Muftoll • Art, Design, Texturing: Nadia Dubijansky.

The Great Harlot And The Beast

How will the naive freshly carved prince and his co-actors withstand their audience’s insatiable appetite for entertainment?

“The Great Harlot and the Beast” was made by a team of third year Character Animation and CG Arts students at The Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark.

A film by Frederik Salling Troels-Smith • Julie Peitersen • Karsten Kjærulf-Hoop • Katharina Goslowsky • Kristina Stengaard • Laura Andersen • Rasmus Brinck.

Animatorfozy

Animation: Michał Socha • Music: Meritum – Pózonistów.

Chronemics

Light fears Dark. Dark resents Light. Always at odds. Always in conflict.

Pushing borders. Losing ground. Never ending.

But what is one without the other?

The stronger the light, the darker the shadow.

Direction & animation: Animade • Sound design: Mutant Jukebox.

Measles Explained // Do You Really Need To Vaccinate?

Everybody is talking about Measles – but what does the virus actually do in the body? Is it really so harmful that you need a vaccination? We go deep into the body of an infected person and see what Measles does and how the immune system reacts to it!

Kurzgesagt – a team of designers, journalists and musicians who want to make science look beautiful. Because it is beautiful.

Why You Are Still Alive // The Immune System Explained

Every second of your life you are under attack. Bacteria, viruses, spores and more living stuff wants to enter your body and use its resources for itself. The immune system is a powerful army of cells that fights like a T-Rex on speed and sacrifices itself for your survival. Without it you would die in no time. This sounds simple but the reality is complex, beautiful and just awesome.

An animation of the immune system.

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