In Good Intentions’ small thriller about decision making and guilt, a young woman responsible for a car accident. She escapes the scene but can’t stop thinking, or imagining, what happened to the other driver. The scenes that ensue, as the woman then becomes a ghost of its former self, are what really grabbed our eye. We’d never seen a ghost puppet before and director, Anna Mantzaris, pulled it off very well.
The Coin is a film about tradition, family, immigration, and most importantly, about finding ourselves,” says Chinese director Siqi Song. She goes on to explain the origins of a short that we found exceptional in both visual and narrative achievement.
In a study of human mechanics and art, Russian animator, Polina Kutukina, has created an animation of Jade Xu, three-time Wushu/Kung Fu World world champion, practicing her craft with uncanny exactitude. “The main concept is
Japanese Director, Kenta Shinohara, defines his episodic Youtube channel, Animist, this way: “"Animist" is a person who believes that every material thing has a soul; a human being that worships Animism. In this channel, we bring lifeless objects to life.”
This week, we feature an online promotional video put out by The University of Applied Sciences Zürich (ZHAW) about their new master’s degree in computational life sciences. Understanding the practical uses of machine learning can be some pretty heady stuff. That’s where stop motion comes in.
Kevin Parry has animated on a number of stop motion features like Kubo & the Two Strings, Missing Link, and The Boxtrolls. Lately, he’s been animating and creating visual effects content, while also teaching stop