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Getting War Right: “Chosin: Baptized by Fire”

Can a four-minute animated film capture and convey the intimate horrors and dark heroism of war? According to US veterans who’ve seen the film and the two marines who helped co-produce it, “Chosin: Baptized by Fire” proves you can. [Watch]

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Of Buddhists and Space Dragons: the Making of “Strange Alloy”

In December 2014, French director Loïc Bramoullé trekked solo to Myanmar to shoot reference and background plates for a short film he describes as a mix of District 9 and Ron Fricke’s 2001 Buddhist-themed documentary Samsara. [Watch]

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Steve Kirby Lets Fly with “If The Cuckoo Don’t Crow”

UK designer/animator Steve Kirby just dropped us his first animated short and our first chuckle of the day. Based on two minutes of audio from a local radio phone-in show, “If the Cuckoo Don’t Crow” captures the eccentric charm in a true story of hurricane prediction, lost tea towels and a one-earred Jack Russell. [Watch]

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The End is So Near: Beeple Unleashes “ZERO-DAY”

Check this intense blast of mechanical adrenaline called “ZERO DAY,” a stylized and stylish take on a near-future cyber-collapse courtesy of the Wisconsin wizard of CG aka Beeple (aka Mike Winkelmann) fueled by a killer track from standingwave (aka Kyle VandeSlunt). [Watch]

Antoine Delach “Ghost Cell” Trailer

One of the most intriguing short film trailers of the year, this peek at director/CG artist Antoine Delach‘s six-minute stereoscopic opus called “Ghost Cell” renders both grand and mundane vignettes of Paris as impossibly complex webs of scanned data. The nightmarish result, though scientifically generated, feels distinctly organic. [Watch]