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Nikita Diakur Learns to Stand in “Fighting Gravity”

“Ugly” co-director Nikita Diakur describes “Fighting Gravity,” his latest adventure into low-poly “accidental” animated comedy, as “Machine and me learning to stand up and balance.” [Read more]

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“Ugly” (Full Film) by Nikita Diakur and Redbear Easterman

Sweet, silly, sad, and ultimately sublime, the culmination of Nikita Diakur’s intriguing and innovative Ugly Project is a 12-minute animated fever dream the director describes as “a broken simulated short film about kindness and coexistence.” [Read more]

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Nikita Diakur Keeps it Ugly for MTV

The Ugly Project makes it’s break into the mainstream with Nikita Diakur applying his singular talent for severely busted 3D marionettes to this :15 MTV Ident. [Read more]

The Evolution of the Ugly Project

The expansion of the so-bad-it’s-good 3D sub-genre continues unabated with the latest addition to Redbear Easterman and Nikita Diakur’s Ugly Project – 50 seconds of spasmodic, busted, and ultimately smile-worthy dancing in a parking lot. [Read more]