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Gwen, le livre de sable (1984)

This beautifully animated film was directed by Jean-François Laguionie at his studio, La Fabrique, in France. The title translates as Gwen, the Book of Sand. It was awarded the Critics Prize at Annecy ’85. The is part one of four parts.

Pencil Dance by Chris Casady (1989)

Drawn on 12″ paper with black ink pens and markers. It was built from “pencil tests” from commercial jobs that Casady did in an 8 year period in his day job as an effects animator. They include sparks, oil, smoke and electricity, for ads such as Quaker Oil, Prudential Insurance, Fram filters and Fear No… Read More »