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 »
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 factory worker is living in a fantasy world where things seem to be going well. As the story progresses reality starts to take over. It uses a mixture of traditional animation and 3D animation to great effect. 2D animation by Nadav Nachmany and 3D animation by Dror shpatz. They are graduates of the Bezalel Academy for fine art… Read More »
This is a lovely story with great music and animation. In 1930s New York Harry, a racist barber, changes his mind at the arrival of a magical trumpet in his barber shop. A Graduation short film directed by Harmony Bouchard, Andy Le Cocq, Joakim Riedinger and Raphael Cenzi. Produced at ESMA School of Arts (Ecole… Read More »
Streamschool is really charming with beautiful design and animation by Péter Vácz. I particularly liked the water effects. A little girl has an adventure with water as she travels from a small brook to the sea. A tale of growing up based on a Hungarian poem. The film was made in (MOME) Moholy- Nagy University of… Read More »
Jonathan McKee won first prize at the D&AD Student Awards 2011, out of all international entries, with this animation. The Walt Disney Company, in association with D&AD, asked students to ‘create a lead character, with heart and optimism, for a narrative-driven comedy cartoon’. Jonathan’s response was a cartoon series based around Baku, a dreamcatcher who… Read More »
This is Bill Porter’s graduation film from the Royal College of Art Animation, UK. It is a film reflecting on sweet sad summer days with amazing sound design,
A man on the ledge of a high-rise building in just his underpants is hiding from a returning husband. Design/concept and animation by Yavuz Üngör with story help from Inan Atalay. This is a graduation project from the University of applied Sciences and Arts in Hannover.
A mother become worried when her toddler starts acting like a cat. It is a really beautiful and precise atmospheric story. It was directed and designed by Natalie Bettelheim with animation by Sharon Michaeli. A graduation film produced at the Department of Screen-Based Arts in Bezalel, Jerusalem. More info at projecthowl.blogspot.com
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.