Archive for the ‘Stop Motion’ Category

Ain’t No Fish

Ain’t No Fish’ is a short stop motion animated film featuring a bunch of hungry Arctic seals singing along to the music and lyrics of Sigman & Russell as performed by Hoagy Carmichael. It’s an ‘easy-go-lucky’ song about fishing and why ‘Some Days There Just Ain’t No Fish’. As the animated seals sing along to the show tune it’s slowly revealed in the background why there ‘Ain’t No Fish.’

Despite the upbeat attitude of the seals the garbage and oil industry that pervades the sea provides the answer…

Directed by Tom Gasek & Miki Cash.

Once Upon A Blue Moon

A lonely blue alien thinks he has found a new friend to play with when a strange new explorer robot lands on his planet.

Winner of the best independent film in the 2015 “Festival Stopmotion Montreal.”

A film by Steve Boot • Music: Jasper Wilkinson • Lightning & Camera: John Duffy, Daniel Beckett.

Two Films About Loneliness

A bilingual film in German and English, featuring the voices of the actor and comedian Tim Key and voiceover artist Detlef Bierstedt.

Written & animated by William Bishop-Stephens & Christopher Fales.

PADRE

Day by day, the daughter of an elder military commander takes care of her bedridden father. The dictatorship has come to an end in Argentina, but not in this woman’s life.

Idea & Direction: Santiago ‘Bou’ Grasso.

Cycle by Raquel Sancinetti

A man and a woman surrounded by the overwhelming noise of electronics and consumerism.

A portrait of loneliness in modern times • A film by Raquel Sancinetti.

My Stuffed Granny

Little Sofía loves her grumpy granny: even though she is always hungry and eats what little food they can buy. Her pension is the only thing keeping her and her father alive.

To what extremes will they go to once granny is no more?

Based on a story by Nina Kouletakis • Directed by Effie Pappa • Produced by Miranda Ballesteros.

WOODY

Ever since he was a child, Woody has dreamt of playing piano. The problem is that he only has wooden paddles for hands. Stuck in a job he doesn’t want, Woody spends his days dreaming of being a concert pianist. His dreams are big… but they’re about to get out of hand.

Woody is a stop-motion animation written & directed by Stuart Bowen.

Savage by Andrew Curran

A boy and a dog go for a walk • A film by Andrew Curran.

Jack by Quentin Haberham

While looking for a missing limb on a junkyard, Jack discovers what he really misses is a friend.

Directed & animated by Quentin Haberham.

Music Composer: Dennis Braunsdorf • Sound Designer: Sam Huisman.

Animated Short Film: Queenie

Intricately handmade from paper and cardboard, this stop-motion animated tragicomedy follows Danny, a university Geography tutor, as he and his students stray from the syllabus in order to break new academic ground. After managing only to break some homewares, Danny is forced to confront the true nature of his project.

Directed by Paul Neason • Written by Sam Burt & Jeremy Liss • Produced by Melissa Donald.

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