Archive for the ‘Animation’ Category

Dysco by Simon Russell

Dysco is a 3D experimental short by Simon Russell about synesthetic drones, neon dubstep and the surveillance state.

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Shiver by Shoko Hara & Paul Brenner

Animated by Shoko Hara & Paul Brenner • Music: “Shiver” by I am Poet // Detector Records.

From A Stone // Inner Odyssey by Ariyoshi Tatsuhiro

Music: Izumi Tomikawa • Sound Design: Masahiro Oda • Animation: Tatsuhiro Ariyoshi.

Music: Fumiaki Ohomote, Chousinnkai • Animation: Tatsuhiro Ariyoshi.

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Francis // A Short Film by Richard Hickey & Dave Eggers

A Short Story by Dave Eggers • Directed by Richard Hickey.

The story of “Francis” came about interestingly from famed radio show “This American Life”. Broadcaster Ira Glass asked 6 American writers to create a short story about Adventure.

One ofthese stories written by novelist & screenwriter Dave Eggars, it was read on the show to much acclaim and praise. Richard Hickey worked with producer Kevin Batten & a team to turn the words into this short. He worked on the film tirelessly & had 40 people work on all elements of the animation. The film has been shown at Cannes Film Festival and Raindance.

Bibo by Anton Chistiakov & Mikhail Dmitriev

This story is about a robot who is an ice cream seller committed to his job. In order to survive in a severe reality he recreates an imaginary world where he lives every day, like he did during the best time of his life.

Written, directed & produced by Anton Chistiakov & Mikhail Dmitriev • Music: Alex Tulupov.

Compositing & Color Grading: Alex Ambalov • Sound Design: Marya Believskaya.

Tired of Swimming

An old man is torn between the lingering presence of his dead wife, a fish in a jar and the reality of his lonely existence.

A Film By Anna Eijsbouts.

It has been screened at various festivals around the world, won the Grand Prix at Early Melons Film Festival and Best Student Animation at Zwolle Animation Film Festival.

From Dad To Son

The story exists in its basic features since the fable «The father and his sons» by Aesop (600 B.C.) and is told to this day in anecdotes and urban myths. In «From Dad To Son» Nils Knoblich translated a written narrative into a paper crafted animation short.

«From Dad To Son» has been screened in 2012-13 at more than 130 film festivals and received 12 awards // Direction & Design: Nils Knoblich • Script: Nils Knoblich & Stephan Hanf.

Animation: Nils Knoblich, Florian Maubach, Olga Gelwer.

Walking City

Architecture + Evolution + Movement //

Referencing the utopian visions of 1960’s architecture practice Archigram, Walking City is a slowly evolving video sculpture. The language of materials and patterns seen in radical architecture transform as the nomadic city walks endlessly, adapting to the environments she encounters.

Creative Director: Matt Pyke • Animation: Chris Perry • Soundtrack by Simon Pyke.


The short Film was visualizes a fight between an organic and a technical world. Despite their differences, both worlds try to equalize each other. Describing the desire of men to intervene and rule nature or to imitate (Bionic) is the basic idea of the animation.

“PROXIMITY” was produced at the University of Applied Science in Upper Austria (Campus Hagenberg) by students – Kristin Müller, Peter Affenzeller & Manuel Preuß – during their first semester in the “Digital Arts” masters program.

Modern Love: Fight or Flight

As her relationship with her boyfriend was coming to an end, the writer Sarah L. Courteau grasped for a moment of tenderness between them.

Commissioned by The New York Times for the Modern Love series.
Based on the column by Sarah L. Courteau.

Animated by REANIMATION • Direction, editing, 3D animation & motion design: Stéphane Laplatte.