In the beginning of them She created us. Adam is an eye-opening claymation film. It’s nothing like Wallace and Grommit; it’s neither a children’s story nor does it have a distinct character. Instead, it’s poetic narrative depicting love and emotional sincerity. It uses the malleable nature of clay to emphasize the main idea, creation. “Adam”… Read More »
By undertaking dangerous tasks the Fahaki Ayunanda seeks to get closer to the devine. He faces one of his most difficult challenges when he steps into a blender. Although the commentry is in Spanish the visuals speak for themselves. El Desafío a la Muerte is the original title in Spanish. Written and directed by Juan… Read More »
A bathroom mirror witnesses the reactions of an assortment of visitors. Written and directed by Juan Pablo Zaramella in Argentina. Made as a spot for Nickelodeon. El Espejo tiene 1000 Caras is the original title in Spanish. More info: zaramella.com.ar
Floods of tears emit from members of the plasticine puppet audience. All is explained in the comic ending. Made at the MPZ Studio, Buenos Aires, Argentina with the concept and direction by Juan Pablo Zaramella. It is an Annecy 2011 Official Selection. More info: zaramella.com.ar
A tong in cheek look at making an animated movie with Plasticine/claymation. There is a great tip about using Fimo for mouths and eyes. They used a Canon XM1 camera for the animation with frame capture by a computer running Adobe Premiere.
President Jimmy Carter sings Georgia On My Mind, featuring the voice of Ray Charles. This claymation movie received an Academy Award nomination for “Best Animated Short Film”.
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… Read More »
A 1983 Academy Award winner for Best Animated Short Film Short. Mayor Ed Koch sings a variation on the “Theme from ‘New York, New York’” in an entirely claymation animated film depicting a variety of locations and celebrities associated with New York City.
It was directed by Nick Park at the Aardman animation studio. A Matter of Loaf and Death was the big BBC TV hit of Christmas 2008 and features the voices of Geraldine McEwan, Peter Sallis and Sally Lindsay. It was nominated for best animated short film in the 2010 Academy Awards.
The film tells of a music hall impressionist who caricatures personalities from the second world war. Animated by Barry Bruce at Will Vinton Productions. Vinton’s studio has obtained a niche for itself as a maker of clay animation of quality and originality.