This project touches on human introspection while traveling alone, and how within these landscapes we meet ourselves.
This animation uses the testimony of one of John Colette’s trips on a train in the Gobi desert.
On his way to work, Ruben is haunted by obsessive-compulsive thoughts; is the front door locked? Is the stove really turned off? As Ruben’s creative mind is invaded by increasingly absurd scenarios, reality and imagination begin to merge…
Created, Directed & Animated by Frederic Siegel • Music: Nico Kast.
What shall we do once machines become conscious?
Do we need to grant them rights?
|Kurzgesagt – a team of designers, journalists and musicians who want to make science look beautiful. Because it is beautiful.|
In 1995, scientists pointed the Hubble Telescope at an area of the sky near the Big Dipper.
The location was apparently empty, and the whole endeavour was risky – what, if anything, was going to show up? But what came back was nothing short of spectacular: an image of over 1,500 galaxies glimmering in a tiny sliver of the universe.
Alex Hofeldt helps us understand the scale of this image.
Educator: Alex Hofeldt • Director: Yukai Du • Animator: Yukai Du, Tom Matuszewski.
An elderly, soft-spoken veteran recalls when she joined the Soviet Air Force’s first all-female bombing squad. She reminisces about her friend Katja, and how they made the best of their antique equipment, struggled with being ostracised from their male comrades, and earned the fearful German nickname ‘Nachthexen’.
NACHTHEXEN was made by a team of 3rd year Character Animation & CG Art students at The Animation Workshop/VIA University College in Viborg, Denmark:
Julie Herdichek Baltzer, Sarah Kær Nedergaard Nielsen, Szymon Hedinn Kuran, Camilla Smidt, Aske Schmidt Rose, Sofie Louise Dam, Hans Frederik Jacobsen, Shilo Duffy, Asger Kjærholm.
Made with love by Heckler.
Concept & Direction: Kyra Bartley • Head of Production: Aborah Buick • Music by: Johnny Mackay.
Supervision: Ueno Zoological Gardens.
Design: Nippon Design Center, Inc. • Animation: Flight Graf.
Movie Edit: Michihiro Kuroda • Music: Noah.
Silas lives in an isolated whaling town, toiling for months in the harsh and bloody trade on which he and his community depend. However, in order to be capable of killing the creatures whose bone and blubber pay his wage, he has developed an ungodly method for extracting his emotions.
The time has now come for his only son to be initiated into the grim and dangerous whaling life, and Silas must be the one to teach him.
WHALE HEART was made by a team of 3rd year Character Animation & CG Art students at The Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark:
Robert Allen, Trine Sørensen, Antoine J.L.L.Lefevre, Michael Euribe Hansen, Marie Eriksen, Kenneth Doronin, Anne Prip, Anki Immerskøld, Patrick Brannvoll, Emilie Bendix Engmann & Trine Thulstrup.