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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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Tachaaan!

When luck turns her back on Maurice, the greatest cannonball man, there’s nothing he can do to change it and save the day. The fate, in the form of a pink elephant, will have its victory.

Tachaaan is a short animated movie by Rafael Cano AKA Rafiki, Carlos del Olmo and Miguel A. Bellot, three students of the Pepe-School-Land.

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Temperley London: Circus Zoetrope

If movement is just an illusion, what is the belly I’m growing by the lack of thereof?

The spot is the work of Legs, who “created a 12-foot-tall zoetrope to showcase Temperley London’s Spring 2010 collection.”

Directed by: Greg Brunkalla, Georgie Greville, Geremy Jasper. Editor: Paul Snyder at Lost Planet. Director of photography: Luke McCoubrey.

The song is a reworked version of St. James Infirmary Blues as sung by Cab Calloway, credited to Parov Stelar.

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HP: Flea Circus

Nothing seems to be going right for this band of merry fleas, but their mishaps create a far more entertaining performance.

The spot for HP’s Wobulation has been directed by David Daniels, Jim Clark, Ray Di Carlo at Bent.

While the fleas were all created and animated in computer graphics, the set and props are entirely real: designed using similar computer graphic tools, they were then printed using a 3D printer

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Making of Flea Circus

A brief glimpse on the techniques used in the making of Flea Circus, a spot made at Bent for some video technology developed by HP.

Directed by David Daniels, Jim Clark, Ray Di Carlo. Editor: Brian Kinkley.

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Evelyn Evelyn – Have you Seen my Sister Evelyn

NSFW! “Have you Seen my Sister Evelyn” is featured on Evelyn Evelyn’ album “Elephant Elephant”, released for Eleven Records.

The (unofficial) music video has been directed by Alex de Campi. Animation by Jorden Oliwa.

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Brat Bratu: Title Sequence

The main titles for Brat Bratu are about B&B, a fictional company using a secondhand circus van as transportation.
Brat Bratu (Brother to Brother) is a Slovenian sitcom based on the cult English serial Only Fools and Horses.
The opening sequence has been directed by Žiga Pokorn at NuFrame. Creative agency: Armada.
I titoli di testa per Brat [...]

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Tom Fun Orchestra – Throw Me To The Rats

Oh throw me to the ratsThose scathing new age bratsThe blinking eyes of alley catsWatch me sink from where I sat.

Preview

“An incontinent cat treads the boards of a vaudevillian cardboard theatre” in this grotesque music video.
The Tom Fun Orchestra is an indie rock ensemble from Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada, formed in 2005 by singer-songwriter Ian [...]

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RITXI OSTARIZ – Rtxcite at the Circus

Welcome to the circus. It’s been a long time, but finally you’re there. Because happiness is a cannonball woman.
Rtxcite at the Circus is a short movie by Ritxi Ostáriz. Music by Lars Pedersen AKA When.
Benvenuti al circo! È passato tanto tempo, ma finalmente ci siete. Perché la felicità è una donna cannone.
Rtxcite at the [...]

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JOSEPH MANN – Taller than Trees

Will she fit in?

The “story of an outrageously tall giraffe. She has trouble fitting into daily life until eventually she manages to find a more suitable home.”
A short film by Joseph Mann. Music written by Jonathan Smith. Poster and credits by William Goldsmith.
“The animation has been created using a 2D real-time cut out technique [...] [...]

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TZANKO – The Awesome Duo

Ladies and gentlemen…

This dudes gotta a spectacular routine. Too bad for the anticlimatic finale. If they improve on it, nobody will resist…
The Awesome Duo is a short animation realized in Flash by Tzanko Todorov Tchangov at the Vancouver Film School, previously here with Tale.
Questi due fanno un bel numero. Peccato per il finale deludente. Se [...]

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SUN LIMET – Magik Circus

Ladies and gentlemen…

Sometimes, the genie in a magic lamp had to go one step further to fulfill his master’s desire of working in a circus.
A delightful short movie, realized by Sun Limet at Planktoon. Music and sound by Jean-Christophe Bork and David Chochoi.
Animation by: Fabrice Senia, Pierre Collet, Sy-Pheng Li and Alexandre Henri. Lighting: Elliot [...]

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The Mexican Cloud-Swing Disaster

During a performance of a circus act, the Luna Carnavalera, the “Mexican Cloud Swing” girl hurts herself. Is this a part of the performance… or not?
I’m not actually sure of what goes on, in the movie; but I’ve been overwhelmed by its sense of wonder.
Author of this fascinating animated short is Tom Schroeder, who produced [...]

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LAURENT SEROUSSI – Tziganes

The real magic of the circus, the whole life of a circus artist condensed in this three minutes of video.
The director is Laurent Seroussi, who has been previously here with the music video for La bonne étoile.
The soundtrack is credited ad Romanian Tale. Mvdbase has an entry about a song called Tikana, with Tziganes being [...]

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Iraq: The Bloody Circus

A commercial for Channel 4 documentary The Bloody Circus. Directed by Simon Ratigan at HLA.
Part of the More4 campaign.
Spot per il documentario di Channel 4, The Bloody Circus. Diretto da Simon Ratigan presso HLA.
Parte della campagna More4 campaign.

via Llámame Lola

DOWNLOAD: Scarica The Bloody Circus.[Format: MPEG - Size: 4 MB - Running Time: 1 min.]
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