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KUNAL SEN – Key Tumi?

Caramel custard, ping pong and potty all play an important role in this charming animation by Kunal Sen about a young boy, exploring where he came from as he prepares for the performance of a lifetime

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Pig Me

A poor pig escapes from the butcher’s claws just to find himself in horrible surroundings. Fortunately, he’ll find a refuge in a little pet shop… Fortunately?

Pig Me is a short film by five students of Animation Workshop: Mette Tange, Israel Hernanadez, Ditte Gade, Marie-Louise Højer Jensen, Rebecca Bang Sørensen.

It reminds me of that scene at the beginning of 101 Dalmatians. And it is as good as that!

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Floating Head

Don’t lose your head. You will very likely regret it later…

A short film directed and played by Ben Dickinson for Waverly Films. Writers: Christopher Ford (also playing as the head), Jeff Kaplan, Ben Dickinson.

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Motus et bouche cousue

I guess we all have had our share of moments like this in our life, the moment when enough is enough and nobody, nothing’s gonna make you change your mind. Again.

Motus et bouche cousue (Sealed Lips) is a short film by three students of the Gobelins school: Adrien Soyty Liv, Grégory Mougne and Coline Veith.

Voices: Adrien Beau and Anthony Menard. The the musical tracks are entitled: Picolo Porto and Petits Rats.

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Circus: The Human Projectile

A bittersweet portrait of a nostalgic man.

The Human Projectile is the pilot episode of Circus, a stop motion animated series where the main attractions of a traveling circus get stuck in an unfamiliar place.

While their efforts to leave become more and more desperate, they slowly realise that the surroundings are influenced by strange powers.

The short film is the work of Hylas Film, that is: Philipp Halfmann, Benjamin Lützow, Michael Amstad, Dominik Mader.

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Kananana

Under the gleaming, lifeless sprawl of an alien dystopia, a desperate top-secret experiment is taking place. A machine is built to travel beyond the depths of space and time. It finds a primitive dimension and a planet whose inhabitants seem to have been expecting it.

This is the short film version of the music video for the track Kananana by The Emperor Machine (Andy Meecham). The original version can be found here.

Written and directed by: Cassiano Prado. Stop Animation: Guilherme Marcondes. Editor: Jordan Crute. Director of photography: Peter Emery.

Production Companies: Agile Films and Mixer Brasil. Sound Design: Kieron Teather AKA Wolfson at Element Audio.

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DANNY ROBASHKIN – Envirometer

When the forces of conservation and industrialization within a common society compete head to head, the only entity that can regulate the fight is the fantastic measuring contraption known as the Envirometer [...] the only hope to unite the opposing viewpoints and create a progressive world where everyone can live in harmony.

A sustainable short film produced at Make LLC. and directed by Danny Robashkin. Illustrations: Aaron Quist and Alec Mueller. Written by: Colin Levy and Danny Robashkin.

Animation: Aaron Quist, Andrew Chesworth, Joe Kim, Kevin Wisdom, Tyson Ibele. Sound design: Horner Music.

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Anniversary

A guy is running late for his rendezvous, a flower in his hands while trying to avoid the obstacles on his way.
A short film by Ghostbot; design, animation and storyboards by Alan Lau, Brad Rau and Roque Ballesteros.

Un tizio sta facendo tardi ad un appuntamento, un fiore in mano mentre cerca di evitare gli ostacoli [...]

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On The Subject Of Depression (with music and pictures)

A brief but accurate depiction of the way life feels sometimes.

Made completely in After Effects and Photoshop over the course of a few days by Scott Benson. The song is Heart Attack ‘64 by The World/Inferno Friendship Society.

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MATT LAMBERT – Fickmaschinen

“When the lights go out, we’re nothing more than fuck machines.” That’s good news!!!

The short film has been directed by Matt Lambert AKA DieLamb. Music and sound design by David Kamp.

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PES – Roof Sex

Quoting from IMDB: “…this is like a furniture porno film [...] who in the world would LIKE to see furniture doing this?!” You gotta be kidding…

The film is the work of Adam Pesapane AKA the one and only PES. The old lady in the final scene is played by Michael Hannigan.

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ANAT COSTI – On My Doorstep

There’s no place to hide: if you don’t go and have a life, life will come and have you…

The film was created by Anat Costi, a recent graduate of the Bezalel Academy in Jerusalem, where she studied both 3D and 2D animation. The simil-rotoscoping look was in fact created with a mix of traditional hand drawn animation and 3D animation.

The original soundtrack was written for this film by musician Noam Elron. Finally, if you liked the film, you might want to ckeck Anat Costi’s Showreel on Vimeo.

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Buildings & Vampires

If you’ve seen Spike Jonze’s Where the Wild Things Are, you surely remember the scene this short is based on. If you don’t, do. Or read the book. Or watch the short. Or whatever.

The short film has been directed by: Sebastian Baptista and Nico Casavecchia. Director of photography: Eloi Moli. Prop Master: Lula Gomez.

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Röyksopp’s Adventures in Barbieland

Svein Berge and Torbjørn Brundtland of Röyksopp, respectively as a sleeping hobo and an old man, spent some time in Barbieland, which is what you would expect to be Waylon Smithers’ house.

The video is a promotional vehicle for the launch on their next album, entitled Senior and scheduled in September. The director is Andreas Nilsson.

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NIKITA OVSYANNIKOV – Locked

A car thief (Oleg Maltsev) wakes up, after a night out, in a car he stole. He is tied up and locked in the car. He can’t even imagine how big of a surprise is waiting for him; because every car has an owner.

A short film written, directed and edited by Nikita Ovsyannikov. The song is called Odinokaya garmon. The film was shot on a Canon HV20 with the Twoneil 35mm adapter, using only one source of light.

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