Undaunted after pitching their animated drama series “AIKO” to reluctant networks around LA, creators Evan Viera and Charley Pope committed to develop this atmospheric proof-of-concept teaser about “a young girl who discovers a well of mystical power within herself that she neither wants nor understands.” [Read more]
It’s no secret how Vancouver filmmaker Eoin Duffy feels about Xmas, skewering the season’s conventions for three years running with short, acerbic animated tales. His 2015 take, titled “Happy Holidays” teams Duffy with character animator Henrique Barone and audio maven John Black at Cypher Audio. [Read more]
We suspect some of the praise SyFy is enjoying for their new space drama series “The Expanse” (based on the novels by James S. A. Corey, aka writers Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck), is a direct result of how well the show’s tone is set by this sweeping and ominous title sequence by Australian studio Breeder. [Read more]
Tis the season of tear-inducing animation and Hornet directors Dan & Jason and Hyesung Park bring their best character game to this piece running in Cineplex’s theaters and online thru Toronto agency Zulu Alpha Kilo about “growing up and remembering the things in life that matter.” [Read more]
The fertile Adult Swim ID Project continues (unfettered by the shackles of narrative or common sense) with this languid, morph-adelic short titled “Evolving Thoughts” from the all-Atlanta team of motion studio Awesome Inc and music/sound house Bluetube. [Read more]
Dublin animation powerhouse Boulder Media (The Amazing World Of Gumball, Danger Mouse, etc.) turns their considerable character magic to an in-house short called “Fresh Cut Grass” about an eager little dog on a quest to find his sister but discovers circumstances have changed since their idyllic childhood.