This comment on global warming starts of in a light hearted way but turns to dark humor as it progresses. Sun of a Beach, directed by Alexandre Rey, Arnaud Crillon, Valentin Gasarian et Jinfeng Lin, is a 2013 short animated film from Supinfocom Arles (now MOPA). Original soundtrack : Thomas Blanc
A cop in a diner is too busy eating a donut to notice a robbery taking place. This computer animation is by Vincent E Sousa, Bertrand Avril, Yann de Préval and Denis Bouyer. The production time was four weeks using 3dsMax, Photoshop and After Effects. Produced at Supinfocom Arles, France.
This Disney classic is one of the best Donald Duck cartoons. There is lots of hilarious action from start to finish as Donald and his nephews do terrible thing to each other in the snow. This version has been re-titled “Snowball War”.
Creature Comforts is about how animals feel about living in a zoo, featuring the voices of the British public “spoken” by the animals. It was created by Nick Park and Aardman Animations. The film later became the basis of a series of television advertisements for the UK Electricity Board, and in 2003 a television series in the same style was released.
This very funny film re-tells William Shakespeare’s story using a two headed green monster for Romeo and a white and pink spotted monster for Juliet. Much of the humour was of a lavatorial nature but done in the best possible taste. The director Dusan Petricic was born in Yugoslavia.
This movie is interesting because director Cordell Barker appeared in some “how it was made” videos about it. Happy passengers are having a great time on a crowded train, oblivious to the unknown fate that awaits them around the bend.
Well pardners, this here film’s about a hero (a cross between Roy Rogers, The Lone Ranger and a Wet Blanket!) who wanders into town, only to find some outlaws have pinched Father Christmas’ sack of toys. (They were hard men in them days), writes Paul Thomas in Animator mag.
A curious cat investigates an empty cardboard box. Made by English animator Simon Tofield using Adobe Flash software, drawing on an A4-size Wacom Intuos tablet. The Simon’s Cat website.
Rex the Runt is a Plasticine animated TV show produced by Aardman Animations for BBC Bristol. Its main characters are four plasticine dogs: Rex, Wendy, Bad Bob and Vince. The series was directed by Richard Goleszowski.
Two of Toulouse Lautrecs models take a lively and boisterous lunch break from posing. It features some beatiful pencil animaton.