Archive for the ‘Stop Motion’ Category

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.

Warm Snow by Ira Elshansky

Warm Snow is an animation short about the relationship between a father and his grown up daughter. It starts out in an ordinary situation with the father and daughter sitting at the kitchen table. The daughter is waiting for her food to get warm and is annoyed by her father’s questions and suggestions.

The situation then develops and transforms into a surrealistic world full of love and pain.

Direction & animation: Ira Elshansky • Sound design: Tal Bar-Levav • Music: Fika Magarik.

But Milk Is Important

A man with social phobia gets followed by a naive and clumsy creature. Terrified the man tries to escape, unaware that the creature is a helper with quite unconventional methods…

In the fjords of Norway Anna Mantzaris & Eirik Grønmo Bjørnsen spent one year making their graduation film, a tragicomical surrealistic stop motion animated short.

Music by Phil Brookes • Sound by André Parklind.

Vagabond Mutant Liquid

Animated short film for Off The Air episode Liquid on Adult Swim.

Written, Directed, Animated & Sculpted by Toby Stretch • Music: Zach Schimpf Great River Road.

The Last Bus

The Last Bus is a short film about people who are hunted.

Since 2011, it’s been showed on more than one hundred international film events. Film attracted attention, it provoked by its ambiguous cross-animation-fiction nature, and by its content. It was awarded by dozens of awards including the top prizes of the short film festivals in Tampere, St. Petersburg, Kiev and animated film festivals in Stuttgart, Dresden, Ljubljana and others.

Its real importance comes in 2015 when Europe faces a huge humanitarian disaster and Europeans must look straight into the eyes of refugees.

Directed by Martin Snopek & Ivana Laucikova.

How To Catch A Bird

How To Catch a Bird is a stop motion short based on a childhood memory. It’s the graduation film made by Vera van Wolferen for her masters in animation at AKV St. Joost Breda.

When I was eight; my dad taught me how to fish. He told me to take the worm off the hook after fishing, but I had no idea why. After fishing I forgot about the worm and left it dangling on the hook. If I only knew then what the consequence of this action would be.

Animation by Vera van Wolferen • Music by Gerard van Wolferen

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