Tundra by Picturesmith Studio

Our latest pick is a paper-cutout piece from London’s Picturesmith studio. We recently sat down (digitally) with animator Christian Hopkins to hear about the production of “Tundra.”

07 / 13 / 2020|

Waste Away by Elly Stern

“Waste Away” is the BFA thesis film of Elly Stern, a BFA student at Massachusetts College of Art & Design. With a haunting Musical score by Daniel Hass, the piece is a dystopic short with timely social, environmental and public health themes.

07 / 06 / 2020|

I’m OK by Lizzy Hobbs

The film is about the artist Oskar Kokoschka at a dramatic period of his life. His lover Alma Mahler had ended their relationship and sent him off to fight in the First World War…The film is about that little period of time around 1914, when there was plenty of passion and drama in his life. The animation springs from his drawings, paintings, prints and plays, and my process is very intuitive.

05 / 28 / 2020|

Rebooted by Michael Shanks

It’s not easy for a movie-star to age - especially when you’re a stop motion animated skeleton monster. “Rebooted” tells the story of Phil--a Harryhausen-esque Stop-motion-Animated Skeleton, who is struggling to find work in modern Hollywood due to being an out of date special effect.

05 / 19 / 2020|

“I Am Here” for Klinex by Effie Pappa

Effie Pappa’s TV ad “I Am Here,” for Klinex, introduces audiences to the company’s initiative to donate cleaning products to schools. This popular brand of cleaning products in Greece began the campaign during the country’s deep financial crisis, when research showed that a large number of kids were not using the schools’ toilets, as they felt they were not sufficiently clean.

04 / 28 / 2020|
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