A shy monster must over come his fears to present his roar in front of his class mates. Winner of the “Best 2D Film” at the Animation Expose. Animation by Sean English and Dominic Estephane. It was produced at the University of Hertfordshire, UK.
Kevin Temmer recently graduated from the International Baccalaureate program at Land O’ Lakes High School in Florida. As part of the community outreach program, Kevin created this video to inform students about the science fair. Kevin will be attending the Ringling College of Art and Design as a computer animation major this fall.
This is the tale of Left-brained Larry & Right-brained Rachel, a Siamese twin couple, stuck together by the head and thus resulting in them sharing only one brain. It was written and directed by Sally Andersen Ward and produced by Niels Michael Wee at the European Film College in Denmark.
An atmospheric story with superb lighting effects as the lighthouse keeper fends off a giant firefly. It was made at the l’école des Gobelins, France by Baptiste rogron, Rony Hotin, Maïlys Vallade, Jérémie Moreau, Gaëlle Thierry and David François. The Lighthouse Keeper was awarded best graduation film at Annecy 2010.
The style of this video is reminiscent of Tex Avery, with frantic action and sexual innuendo. It was made at the l’école des Gobelins, France by Julien Daubas, Fabien Guillaume, Jérémy Macedo, Jean-Baptiste Maligne, Paul Nivet and Arthur Peltzer with the aid of Ugo Bienvenu.
A story about a guy who is the odd one out in a topsy turvy world. Directed by Colin Reid at the Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology Animation, Ireland.
More info from: colin-reid.com.
A young boy gets more of an adventure that he bargained for when he slides into a ball pit. This video has a Pixar style with a great sense of scale and momentum. It was directed and animated by Porter Vinson at Ringling College of Art and Design.
Betty is a Welsh woman whose interests and tastes are told through this animation. It is a superb character study with a range of deftly handled techniques. It won the IdeasTap: Short Animation Competition 2011. Directed by Jessica Wainwright at Newport University, Wales. Initially intent on making 2D hand drawn films, she made the transition into 3D stop motion animation in 2009 and revealed a natural talent in this medium. Utilising second hand, commonplace, materials within stop motion, her primary motivation in making films is the ability to open the viewer’s mind and elevate the ordinary.
More info: jessicawainwright.blogspot.com