Three Animated Takes on Smartphone Zombies
The real-world smartphone zombie phenomenon is proving a deep and rich vein of comic-tragedy for animated filmmakers. Here’s a round up of three of the best we’ve seen over the last 12 months: “Life Smartphone” by Xie Chenglin, Stromae “Carmen” by Sylvain Chomet, and “Way Out” by Yukai Du.
Xie Chenglin: “Life Smartphone”
Produced while studying at The Central Academy of Fine Arts in China
Sylvain Chomet: Stromae “Carmen”
Music video for Belgian pop-star Stromae produced by th1ng in London
Yukai Du: “Way Out”
Graduation film for Masters degree at Central Saint Martins College, London