Archive for the ‘Stop Motion’ Category

OTTO by Salvatore Murgia & Dario Imbrogno

OTTO is a video created with the intention to talk in a metaphorical and abstract way about the natural circle of events, which often switches the rules of the characters involved.

Directors: Salvatore Murgia & Dario Imbrogno.

Director of Photography: Giancarlo Morieri • Animator: Dario Imbrogno.

WOLFGANG, WOLFGANG JR. by James Kwan

Obsessed with his legacy, Wolfgang tries to build one last thing before he dies.

A Film by James Kwan • Sound Design: Bryce Barsten • Voice Acting: Bill Obrecht, Nora Meek.

Fixing Luka by Jessica Ashman

Lucy thinks her brother, Luka, is broken. His obsessive, meticulous, infuriating arrangements of sugar cubes and thimbles prove it. Lucy thinks he should be fixed, but not in the way she imagines…

“A stop-motion short, inspired from my experiences of growing up with a younger brother with autism.” Supported by UK Film Council, BBC Scotland, Creative Scotland and DigiCult.

Written, Animated & Directed by Jessica Ashman • Produced by Anna Odell.

Submarine Sandwich by PES

“Submarine Sandwich”: Written & Directed by PES • Animated by Dillon Markey & PES.

Musical Recordings From the Realm of the Dead

Four separate individuals at the dawn of wireless technology become accidental collaborators in a musical composition that is pieced together through radio waves.

Written, Directed, Animated & Music by Troy Morgan • Costumes by Melissa Piekaar.

Drive Home // A Jess Cope Film



After the mysterious disappearance of his partner Lucy one night, Charles is tormented for years and longs for her return. One day he stumbles upon one of her belongings which brings back memories of their past. But as soon as the memories start to return the keepsake is stolen from him by an ominous dark figure. Charles is forced to confront the stranger and the truth about Lucy’s disappearance is revealed.

The video was made using two distinct animation techniques, part of the film is made using painted cut-out puppets, animated on a glass multi-plane. The rest of the video is shot using stop motion puppets and sets. Everything in the video was painstakingly covered with torn up newspaper print.

Directed by Jess Cope • Written by Jess Cope, Simon Cartwright & Tom Kaye.
Based on an original story by Steven Wilson & Hajo Müller.

Taken from Steven Wilson‘s 2013 album “The Raven That Refused to Sing (and Other Stories)”.

Nascent by Jerrold Chong

Nas·cent: Beginning to exist or develop.

An unusual pair of twins has to learn to adapt to a strange new relationship, and must make a decision that will change their fates forever.

Directed & Animated by Jerrold Chong • Music: Seth Colegrove • Costume Design: J. Dabovich.

Eskimal by Homero Ramírez

Eskimal & Morsa work together to preserve the Great Glacier, facing imminent disaster brought on by the industrialized world.

Director, Script & Cinematography: Homero Ramírez.

Craco by Tobias Stretch

Director, Animator, Sculptor: Tobias Stretch • Music by Hauschka.

Circle of Abstract Ritual

This film took 300,000 photos, riots, wildfires, paintings in abandoned houses, two years and zero graphics to make.

Circle of Abstract Ritual • A film by Jeff Frost.

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