Archive for the ‘Animation’ Category

Gynogenesis

Gynogenesis: Type of reproduction by parthenogenesis that requires stimulationby a sperm to activate the egg into development but occurs without fusion of sperm and egg nuclei.

Video: Bertrand Signorelli • Animation: Romain Baraton & Bertrand Signorelli • Music: Dewee.

ELBY

A man enters a gigantic room whose walls are filled with drawers. In one of them, we can see that a woman (ELBY) is inside of it, submerged in a strange liquid.

Graduation movie made at l’Ecole Emile Cohl (Lyon, France).

Freely adapted from the novel “ELBY” written by Marion Gosse.

Directed by Gautier Alfirevic • Music & Sound Design: Antoine Duchêne.

Waves ‘98

Disillusioned with his life in the suburbs of segregated Beirut, Omar’s discovery lures him into the depth of the city. Immersed into a world that is so close yet so isolated from his reality, he eventually loses track and finds himself struggling to keep his attachments, his sense of home.

Directed by Ely Dagher.

Waves ’98 is as much a narrative film as it is a personal visual essay dedicated to Dagher’s hometown, Beirut. The film is an artistic exploration of the director’s current relation with his Lebanon, his home country, projected through the story of a teenager and set in 1998.

The short was awarded the Palme D’or in the short flm category at the closing ceremony on the 25th of May in Cannes, France.

Colorscope: Pink

“When you think about the color pink, you are probably conjuring up images of little girls in pink dresses, with pink toys like Barbie or a Disney princess in a pretty gown.”

Colorscope is an award-winning series on CNN that explores our perception of color and its use across cultures, one shade at a time.

Directed by Giant Ant • Written & narrated by Dr. James Fox.

PASSING BY

PASSING BY shows the history of the Damrak Amsterdam as seen from the shop window of departmentstore De Bijenkorf.

This film has been made as part of the artist in residency ‘Room on the Roof’ by De Bijenkorf. The film can been seen in the shop window of De Bijenkorf in Amsterdam from the 22nd of January 2018.

Directed, animated & designed by Job, Joris & Marieke.

Journey

A self directed animation on the evolutionary journey, from the replicators competing in the primordial soup to the emergence of multi cellular organisms.

Created by Elton Su.

TRANSMISSION

Transmission is a visual interpretation of a poem by the same name, crafted by Chris Sakellaridis, and is part of the 3361 Orpheus project.

3361 Orpheus is an experimental performance, that combines poetry, music, animation, dance and opera. Ιt draws inspiration from a range of retellings and adaptations of Orpheus’s myth.

Poem & Voice: Chris Sakellaridis • Music: John Davidson.

Illustrations & Animation: Afroditi Bitzouni.

Still Life

“Any good that has to do something whit your life has a story of you inside of it , maybe a short memory.”

A film by Mehdi Shiri.

Preschool Poets: Me, by J-Money

Preschool Poets is a series of short animated films based on poems composed by four and five year olds.

Conceived and produced by artist and poetry teacher Nancy Kangas and filmmaker Josh Kun, the project is based on Nancy’s work teaching preschoolers to write poetry at Columbus Early Learning Center, in Ohio. She’s picked eight beautiful, startling poems to be recited by the children themselves and adapted by animation artists from around the world.

Performed by Ja’Lantea • Animation by Daniel Bruson • Music by RJD2.

Ants Songs

Director, artist, animation: Sasha Svirsky.

Composer, music, sound: Grigory Shmidko • Music: Grigory Mumrikov.

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