In 2015 the bees are still dying in masses. Which at first seems not very important until you realize that one third of all food humans consume would disappear with them. Millions could starve. The foes bees face are truly horrifying – some are a direct consequence of human greed. We need to help our small buzzing friends or we will face extremely unpleasant consequences.
|Kurzgesagt – a team of designers, journalists and musicians who want to make science look beautiful. Because it is beautiful.|
This project by Elliot Schultz encourages viewers to watch and engage with animation physically.
Discs were created with animated sequences embroidered onto their surface. They have been designed to be played on standard turntables and their shape and size is inherited from 10″ vinyl records. The animation is activated when a strobe light illuminates the discs in sync with the embroidered frames of animation.
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.
Particle physics based animated art by Glenn Marshall.
Penko Gelev wurde 1968 in Assenovgrad, Bulgarien geboren. Er studierte Kunst in Sofia und sammelte Erfahrungen als Lehrer und Chefredakteur eines Comic-Magazins. Außerdem fertigte der Künstler Spezialeffekte für Kinoproduktionen an, schrieb Filmdrehbücher und produzierte drei Spielfilme. Derzeit arbeitet Penko Gelev als Illustrator, malt Comics und erstellt animierte Filme.
// Illustrations © Penko Gelev //
|In a broken corner of the world, while waiting at a bus stop, people encounters a creature that causes strange events.|
Directed & animated by Serdar Çotuk.