Archive for the ‘Animation’ Category

Why Alien Life Would Be Our Doom

Finding alien life on a distant planet would be amazing news – or would it? If we are not the only intelligent life in the universe, this probably means our days are numbered and doom is certain.

Kurzgesagt – a team of designers, journalists and musicians who want to make science look beautiful. Because it is beautiful.

The Journey Of Life: VIA

A short animated film that tells the journey of life through the use of epic, beautiful environments and meaningful character animation. It shows how we should open our eyes to the good things that happen every day, to the experiences we share with the people we love, and the silver linings and the lessons to be learnt in even the lowest times.

Directed by Izzy Burton • Poem written by Rachel Cladingbowl.

Music by Vince Webb • Narrated by Harry Ditson.

DEATH VAN: An Animated Space-Rock Adventure

In this computer animated short, the space-rock duo DEATH VAN tours through a miniature world inhabited by surreal creatures that are haunted by a menacing and mischievous entity.

Created & directed by Michael Enzbrunner • Project assistance: Helge Henning.

Music: DEATH VAN • Sound designer: Kevin Swartz.


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.


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 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.


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 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.