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Finding Friction in London with “My Dad”

Rendered in visceral, expressionistic oil pastels and backed by layered audio fragments, Marcus Armitage‘s BAFTA nominated graduation film “My Dad,” looks, feels and sounds like an edgy and experimental NFB short from the 70’s. That’s a good thing. [Read more]

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Jon Boutin “Vous Regardez un Film”

Wonderful mix of styles and techniques add up to a whole lot of quirky charm in this self-referential short film from director/animator Jon Boutin, currently in his third year at the EMCA in Angoulême, France. [Read more]

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Evaporating Slowly: Sophie Koko Gate on “Half Wet”

Beakus animation director Sophie Koko Gate created her short film “Half Wet” during her studies at the Royal College of Art in London after discovering the water level in the human body decreases as we age, “meaning in a way we evaporate very slowly over time.” [Read more]

Nicolas Ménard “Loop Ring Chop Drink”

Montreal graphic designer Nicolas Ménard moved to London in 2012 to complete an MA in animation at the Royal College of Art where he created this darkly comic animated mini-masterwork called “Loop Ring Chop Drink 2014” which just completed a successful festival run. [Read more]

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ITFS 2015 “Filmfabrik”

Take a surreal and completely mad mixed media/2D trip into the animation process with Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg student directors Alireza Hashempour and Malaeke Farhangadib in their ID for the 2015 Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film. [Read more]

Sweet and Beautiful: Yawen Zheng “Every Star”

Yawen Zheng, an animation student from the USC School of Cinematic Arts, just sent us her first year film called “Every Star,” a sweet solo project about “A mysterious boy from nature who collects stars and sends them to every city child who is unable to see the stars through the foggy sky.” [Read more]