The National Film Board of Canada’s new holiday Advent Calendar for the iPad is now available on iTunes for $0.99. The NFB, famous worldwide for animated film classics like The Sweater, The Cat Came Back and Noël Noël, now brings your family a collection of films that are perfect for the holiday season. Each day… Read More »
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Made for ages 10 and up, this iPad Animation app is available FREE for fun or education, whether you’re an animation novice or fan. It is available now on iTunes.
Oscar winning animator Chris Landreth tackles the difficult subject of depression. The story takes us into the relationship between a man and a woman trapped in a spiral of mutual destruction after 26 years of marriage. The Spine continues Landreth’s pursuit of a twisted, beautiful and highly original visual aesthetic, using digital imagery to create… Read More »
Marv Newland animates the story of three heads who share a single body. The heads live in perfect harmony until one of them begins to have a mind of its own. The film playfully explores how we’re all “connected” but at the same time need to think for ourselves and respect differences. This film is… Read More »
Caroline Leaf etched the drawings directly onto tinted 70 mm film. The story is about two sisters: Viola, who writes novels in a dark room, and Marie, her only companion. Viola is disfigured and relies on her sister to take care of her. When a stranger turns up at their door, the sisters’ quiet lives… Read More »
Wendy Tilby’s film paints a vivid portrait of two strangers intimately linked by the shared ceilings, floors and plumbing of their apartments. When an unexpected problem arises, these comfortable connections are compromised. The animation process involves painting on glass with stop-action filming. Strings is both beautiful and haunting.
Created by award-winning animator/director Les Drew, this animated short features Doris Dingle and her family of three cats. Sure to appeal to children of all ages, The Dingles shows what happens when an unexpected violent wind disrupts the family’s idyllic life. The film is based on the book The Dingles, written by Helen Levchuk and… Read More »