A COLLECTION OF STOP MOTION FILMS
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“We thought: ‘Wouldn’t it be great if there was a machine that can make a cocktail all by itself?’ and with that thought we started our creative process,” Ediz Anavi told us of the making of the set of three Join & Blend “Mix Lab” commercials.
“Hello there, I’m a wizard, but I only do dumb spells about ducks.” So begins “The Silly Duck Wizard,” a student summer film and our latest pick for the blog.
Beginning in darkness and with what looks to be a dead badger, you know “Nighthawk” is going to be dark in every way when the first spoken line is, “Get the shovel.”
her uber-creative animated collage of found objects and urban observations, Kaho Yoshida says, “Berlin Playground” is a mini film inspired by her experience of moving to Berlin. “I moved to Berlin in March and I immediately fell in love with the DIY, edgy, free-spirited hang out spaces in Berlin,” she told us.
Out of London studio Blinkink, comes our latest pick: a Trolli ad campaign from the weird and wonderful minds of directors duo Becky & Joe.
“What do people do behind closed doors, tucked in bed, after the lights go out? Who are we when we think nobody’s looking? These questions have been quietly floating around in my brain for a long time, and now the secret is out,” said director, Michaela Olsen of her the unique new short coming out of Mighty Oak Studios, “Under Covers.”
A good old-fashioned train wreck can be just the thing to switch from live action into animation--in this case a charming stop motion look at what it’s like from the poor train’s POV.
When Roos Mattaar first listened to experimental rock band My Octopus Mind’s latest single, Welder, she instantly fell for the energy. “I imagined a crazy manic metal worker,” she told us, “engrossed in his creation