Tag Archives: auteur

A Family Portrait by Joseph Pierce (2010)

A family portrait session goes horribly wrong as secrets and jealousy bubble to the surface under the photographer’s watchful gaze. Written and Directed by Joseph Pierce and made with the support of Film London and Channel 4. The animation process included filming live actors, printing out each frame, drawing and coloring every frame, and then… Read More »

Gumball Wars by Scott Thierauf (2008)

Scott Thierauf is Creative Director/3D Animator at Red Echo Post. He created this a few years ago while between projects. Scott said “It began merely as a lighting test for my first attempts at using the Mental Ray rendering software. I modeled a single gumball machine in Maya and created an hdri lighting setup. After… Read More »

Thought of You by Ryan J Woodward (2010)

A graceful animation of two dancers. Animator Ryan J Woodward said of his film, “The birth of Thought of You came from my desire to unite several of my passions into one art piece. Figurative works, 2D animation, EFX animation, and contemporary dance.” More info at conteanimated.com

Sumo Lake by Panic Productions (2011)

A rapid re-telling of the story of “Swan Lake”, animated by Greg Holfeld using only the traditional tools of paper, pencils and coffee. Shortlisted for Tropfest 2011. More info about the film at sumolake.blogspot.com

Meet Buck by Denis Bouyer (2010)

Buck is an ordinary guy with a deer head. Today, Buck visits his girlfriend and finds out that her father is not the tolerant and sympathetic guy he expected. Directed by Denis Bouyer with Yann De Preval, Vincent E Sousa and Laurent Monneron. More info at salesmanbuck.com

Salesman Pete by Marc Bouyer (2010)

Pete is a nice and clumsy salesman. But he’s also a deadly super secret agent with a microprocessor implanted into his brain by some mad scientists from the government. Directed by Marc Bouyer with Max Loubaresse and Anthony Vivien. More info at salesmanbuck.com

The Pig Farmer by Nick Cross (2011)

A farming pig gets mixed up with a group of fox hippies. They introduce him to drugs and this leads to tragedy and regret. Animated using Flash and a Cintiq tablet. Backgrounds done in Photoshop. Composited using After Effects and Final Cut Pro. More info at pyatyletka.blogspot.com

Storm the Movie by Tim Minchin (2011)

Storm is a 9-minute beat poem that has become an anthem for critical thinking people worldwide. At a London dinner party, Tim argues with a hippy named Storm. He describes a society where science is attacked as the enemy of religion, alternative medicine given credence and public funding, and psychics have prime time TV exposure.… Read More »