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Heartless: The Story of the Tin Man

Heartless is Whitestone Motion Pictures retelling of the back story to the Tin Woodsman from L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The tragic arc of a beloved character who was once human, made of flesh and blood that turned into tin.

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BBC: The Wizard Of Dogz

The Wizard of Dogz is a story that unfolds in a magical dog-inspired World of Oz, where the yellow brick road is paved with dog biscuits. Follow our canine friends as they embark on their journey to the Emerald City.

The short film is a viral video for Over the Rainbow, a talent show to cast the role of Dorothy in Andrew Lloyd Weber’s new musical based on The Wizard of Oz.

The film has been directed by Cassiano Prado and Liam O’ Connor and produced at Agile Films.

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WE ARE OM – Chop Cup

Follow the red ball through the hole and down until you get to wonderland. And if you find Alice, please remind her to take the blue pill.

Chop Cup is an amazing piece of visual trickery, directed by the We Are Om collective and produced at Studioset.

Director of photography: David Lee. Music and sound design: Alin Flaidar.

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BRANDON McCORMICK – That`s Magic

Only the very young and the very fool believe in magic.

A disenchanted magician (Jackson Walker), with the help of a lovely fairy, gains back his belief in magic.
A short movie produced at Whitestone Motion Pictures, directed and edited by Brandon McCormick.
Coproducer: Dave Ronne. Production manager: Masi Willis. Production designer: Bill Johnson.
Additional cast: Mark Ashworth, Sorrel [...]

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Get Well Soon – Witches! Witches! Rest Now In The Fire

You danced naked around the fire.

It’s not an enchantment. It’s a nightmare.
Get Well Soon in the German singer and songwriter Konstantin Gropper. The song is taken from the debut album, entitled Rest Now, Weary Head! You Will Get Well Soon.
The music video has been directed by Jan Ole Gerster and Timon Modersohn.
Non è un incantesimo. [...]

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Warhammer: Age of Reckoning

HD Video available in the underneath links.

Just WOW! And I don’t mean WoW. Just: WOW! Words are useless here. Just click and let the battle begin.
The clip has been masterfully crafted at Blur Studio. Did you know they release their custom tools and plug-ins as open source?
WOW! E non ho detto WoW. Ma proprio WOW! [...]

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The Rickshaws – So Free

HD Video available in the underneath links.

And here’s another promo referencing classic horror movies. “Her beauty allure even to the man beasts from the dawn of time… Cinematic terror awaits all who subside to the hypnotic eye!”
The Rickshaws are a band from Auckland, New Zealand. Band members are: Kris Raven (drums), Rob Hartnell (guitar and [...]

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DANIELLE ZORBAS – Lovers Dusk

Ruby is lured away from Gene, in a fantastic adventure involving a magician and some photographs. But thanks to a troupe of magic ants and a space-time distortion, she’ll find her way back home…
The short has been written, directed, produced and edited by Danielle Zorbas of Independent Llama Productions. Director of photography: Judd Overton.
Ruby [...]

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ANDREW FERGUSON – The Street Magician

Blood. Sweat. Tears.

Talking about the forbidden fruit, meet a Charlie Chaplin-esque magician, while he tries to make an apple disappear from an unguarded fruit stand.
The Street Magician is the work of Andrew Ferguson, his final graduation film at the Sheridan Institute.
It’s amazing the amount of little new details I noticed every time I watched the [...]

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RAY HARRYHAUSEN – The Story of Rapunzel

…and they lived happily ever after.

There’s some kind of holiday going on here, so I’ll go with the flow and give you a fairy tale and a happy ending. But don’t get used to it.
Rapunzel is one of four fairy tales realized by master animator Ray Harryhausen in “Three Dimensional Animation”, which is stop motion [...]

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ALES MAV – Daphne`s New Broom

“A little witch just bought herself a brand new broom and she can hardly wait to take it for a test drive. Unfortunately not everything goes as planned…”
Daphne’s New Broom is a short animated movie made by Aleš Mav while attending the Animation Mentor online school.
“Una streghetta s’è appena comprata la scopa nuova e non [...]

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Kumita, l`apprentie Sorciere

Well, fart jokes are really not one of my favourite themes, but this one is good!
“Kumita is a charming and mischevious girl of seven, though she undoubtedly is a little more touchy than most kids of her age. And when she does take offense, better not be at the wrong end of her magic wand…”
Kumita, [...]

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JIM FLEWITT – Rolly Dial`s Defining Moment

Witches dissolve in water.

Rolly Dial is a child with a very vivid imagination. He’s believing that his babysitter is actually a child eating witch!
The movie has been written and directed by Jim Flewitt, with the photography of Ian McCarroll.
The soundtrack is The Witches Waltz, written and performed by Pauly Rhodes.
Rolly Dial e’ un ragazzo dalla [...]

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