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FERN – Trailer

A woman loses her husband, and finds a potted plant. — A six-minute short film commissioned by Channel 4. Written and directed by Johnny Kelly, produced by Nexus Studios and starring Monica Dolan. Visit: fernthefilm.com — Cast: Monica Dolan as the woman Frank Bourke as the man Helena Jinx Jones as the old woman Crew: Writer / Director: Johnny Kelly Producer: Greet Kallikorm Executive Producers: Isobel Conroy, Christopher O’Reilly, Charlotte Bavasso Development Producer: Claire Cook Production Manager: Caroline Milsom Production…

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TRAILER | The Great British Bake Off

This trailer for the new season of The Great British Bake Off was made in-camera using real baking ingredients. The piece was created by Parabella, the London studio founded by Mikey Please and Daniel Ojari. They worked with a team of bakers, who used 500 eggs, 110 pounds of flour, and 62 pounds of sugar to make the characters for this ‘bake-mation’ short. More behind the scenes here…   CREDITS Agency: 4Creative Executive creative directors: Chris Bovill, John Allison Creative director:…

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SALVATION

Noah Harris and Andy Biddle take us on a voyage through time, exploring the virtues and vices of mankind in this mesmerising series for record label, Village Green. This surreal sequence of interconnecting films tells the epic story of evolution playfully through the detritus of mankind. The birth of a planet in ELEMENT, the growth of the human race in SENTIENCE, and its descent towards the inevitable in OBLIVION, are all created from a multitude of found objects salvaged from…

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Making Of – Song Of A Toad

SONG OF A TOAD “SONG OF A TOAD” is the story of a stressed out human being who is carrying an unbeloved relic from his childhood right on his head – an old choleric toad. As a grown-up and adapted adult, he tries to ignore this grumpy thing talking from above. But now he is confronted with something he almost forgot.   The 7.5 Minute short film was realized as a diploma project at the German Film Academy Baden-Württemberg. The…

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Stop-motion shorts and TV specials may be submitted for the first edition of ANIMARKT pitching that will take place in Lodz (Poland) in October 2017. Pitching competition will be accompanied by pitching training sessions, panel discussions, presentations, workshops and individual face-to-face meetings.   The pitching is a part of ANIMARKT – the first in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) event of a kind, focusing on stop motion / puppet animation. Its second edition will be held in Lodz (Poland) from 2nd to…

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Symbiose

Film de 1 minute, exercice 1ère année La Poudrière Réalisation : Rosalie Benevello Montage son : Nadège Feyrit Bruitage : Julien Baissat, Lucas Bellomo Prise de vue : Christian Eydoux Compositing : Mathieu Brisebras Montage image : Jeanne Fontaine Parain : José Miguel Ribeiro La Poudrière 2017…

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Travelling Through Brush and Ink | National Palace Museum Taiwan 筆墨行旅 | 台灣故宮 逐格動畫

Travelling Through Brush and Ink | Making of 筆墨行旅 | 幕後特輯 from annlinchao on Vimeo.   Watch “Behind the Scene” here: vimeo.com/224334164 **Winner of Worldfest Huston International Film Festival 2017** “Travelling Through Brush and Ink” is a stop-motion animation of a little modern man traveling through four significant ancient Chinese paintings, transforming himself into animals and plants, and becomes part of the nature. Each painting represents four important stages of landscape art in Chinese history. Based on the original paintings, we…

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Pinky Toe

Overwhelmed by a “phantom itch” from his missing pinky toe, a man must come to terms with his situation or succumb completely to his obsession. My second year film at CalArts! I was lucky to have worked with some amazing talent to make this possible. Thank you so much to everyone involved. Music Composed by Paul Michael Cardon Narration by Nick D’Agostino Sound Design by Paul Michael Cardon Set Fabrication by Ming-Huei Huang Props by Emily Martinez and Kesiah Manival…

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Aardman’s Early Man Official Teaser Trailer!

From the creators of Wallace & Gromit and Chicken Run, watch the new teaser trailer for Early Man! In cinemas 2018 A.D. Subscribe to Early Man: https://goo.gl/MTLHVO Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures roamed the earth, EARLY MAN tells the story of courageous caveman hero Dug (Eddie Redmayne) and his best friend Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth (Tom Hiddleston) and his Bronze Age City to save their home. Currently in…

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LittleLungs – Birthday

Directed by Peter Sluszka and created for the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products’ “The Real Cost” campaign by FCB New York, the tobacco-tinged “Little Lungs” appears in a series of digital videos, breaking today, in which his attempts to be cool and join in with normal teen life (and his healthy pink lung friends) are thwarted by his stunted growth, caused by smoking. The campaign is designed to resonate with a teen audience and target them within digital environments such…

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My Life as a Zucchini – OSCAR NOMINEE TRAILER

My Life as a Zucchini follows a young boy called Zucchini. After his mother’s sudden death, Zucchini is befriended by a police officer, Raymond, who accompanies him to his new foster home, filled with other orphans his age. At first he struggles to find his place in this at times strange and hostile environment. But with Raymond’s help and his newfound friends, Zucchini eventually learns to trust and love, as he searches for a new family of his own. Brought…

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The Bigger Picture

I love this so much! The story of two brothers struggling with the care of their elderly mother. “Staff Pick Premiere: a story of loss told in life-size animation.” Read our interview with director Daisy Jacobs in the Vimeo Blog: vimeo.com/blog/post/staff-pick-premiere-a-story-of-loss-told-in-life-s **2015 BAFTA WINNER** **2015 OSCAR NOMINATED** Directed by Daisy Jacobs, The Bigger Picture tells the story of two adult sons dealing with the deteriorating condition of their elderly mother. It’s a beautiful film, full of tenderness and compassion. The…

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A Conversation with Kubo and the Two Strings VFX Oscar Nominees

https://livestream.com/gnomon/kubo-two-strings-vfx LAIKA’s Oscar-nominated VFX Supervisor, Animation Supervisor and Director of Rapid Prototype will discuss Kubo and the Two Strings at Gnomon ahead of the VES Awards. The panel will bring together Steve Emerson, Brad Schiff, and Brian McLean, and the discussion will be moderated by Emmy-winning character animator and Gnomon Instructor, Laura Barbera. Speakers will take questions from both the stage audience and Livestream viewers during the live event. Tweet questions using #gnomon on Twitter. If you’re in or near…

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Sainsbury’s OFFICIAL Christmas advert 2016 -The Greatest Gift

Our new Christmas advert tells the charming tale of a hard-working and devoted dad who comes up with an ingenious plan to make sure he can be with his family for Christmas. Beautifully animated for the screen by award winning director Sam Fell, the story is told via an original, joyful and humorous song ‘The Greatest Gift Is Me’, voiced by British actor James Corden and composed by Flight of the Conchords’ Bret McKenzie, a comedian, musician and producer who…

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Perfect World

Credits: Katie Melua – Perfect World, from the new album In Winter. Perfect World – written by Katie Melua and Joel Harries Video directed by Karni & Saul, Sulkybunny Productions P&C 2016 BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd Thank you Rebus Renderfarm for their support Links: Websites: katiemelua.com sulkybunny.com Twitter: @katiemelua @krispykarni Facebook: katiemeluamusic Instagram: katiemeluaofficial karni_and_saul Directing duo Karni and Saul. Male and female also partners in crime and life. We have been working together since 2002, merging an atmospheric…

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OTTO

OTTO è un video nato con l’intento di trattare in maniera metaforica e astratta la ciclicità degli eventi, che spesso vedono invertire le parti dei protagonisti in causa. OTTO is a video created with the intention to talk in a metaphorical and abstract way about the natural circle of events, which often switches the rules of the characters involved. Directors: Salvatore Murgia – Dario Imbrogno Director of Photography: Giancarlo Morieri Animator: Dario Imbrogno Post Producer: Salvatore Murgia Sound Designer: Nicola…