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Dango Balango: Canto da sereia

Fishes and other sea creatures weave a contrapuntal framework for the song of the mermaid.
Canto da Sereia was sung by John Ulhôa and Fernanda Takai of the Brazilian band Pato Fu.
The music video has been made for Dango Balango, a TV program for the children.
Directed by Hudson Vianna and Tiago Alves. Director of photography: Paulo [...]

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MICHELANGELO FORNARO – Lo guarracino

Sicché, dateme licenza,graziosa e bella audienza.

A story of love, honour and vengeance between earth and sea. A stop motion fantasy based on Lo Guarracino, a Neapolitan toungue twisting song of the 18th century.
A short film directed by Michelangelo Fornaro. Produced by Silvana Leonardi and Vincenzo Di Marino.
Director of photography: Antonio Grambone. Editor: Davide Contessa.
Cast: Lello [...]

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The Presets – Girl and the Sea

Tonight the hills are watching heras she runs towards the seayeah she runs so she be free.

A delicate story about a fox who saves a human children just to find out that she’s not exactly what might appear.
An hommage to Russian animation told mixing different kinds of animation, this video was meant to be here [...]

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Avec pas d’casque – En attendant que ça paye

The fisherman is trying to cheat using an old boot. The mermaid plays the harp while the octopus is doing what every octopus does: playing the drums. Oh, and there’s the robot.
Avec pas d’casque is a folk duo based in Montréal, Québec, and comprised of Stéphane Lafleur (guitar) and Joël Vaudreuil (drums).
En attendant que [...]

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History of Sicily in One Hundred Seconds

Storia della Sicilia in cento secondi.

“As the title suggests, it’s a fast-run across a pressing and hyper-compact narration.
“Those who knew little or nothing about the events told, will be surprised by the great number of conflicts, wars, monarchies, dominations, martyrs and crimes that plagued the island in millenniums.”
The short film has been ideated and directed [...]

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Nosaj Thing – Aquarium

Serena

A name, Serena, which reminds me of my first crush. Ah, I’m getting old, I am…
The video has been directed and created by Dugan O’Neal. Nosaj Thing is Los Angeles based producer and DJ Jason Chung.
Cast: Benjamin Perkins Burke is the Captain; Lily Rose Love is the mermaid; Michca Devlin, Nick James Kruger and Lucas [...]

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High Art at Low Tide

Mermaids have wet dreams.

Hi there! I’ve been a little busy. Just found this short movie in my pre-NFC posts and wanted to share it here. Not a masterpiece, but I love it just the way it is.
The film, based on an idea by Julie Atlas Muz (you may know here from This or That!), has [...]

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KATERINA ATHANASOPOLOU – Sweet Salt

And who amongst us hasn’t experienced a love affair gone painfully wrong?

“An animate! commission for Channel4, Sweet Salt is an experimental journey in the elements, winner of the Red Stick Festival Professional Experimental Award in 2006.”
“A love story of obsession and sharp teeth between a woman (Gwynne McElveen) left behind in a fairy tale [...]

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MICHAEL LEVITON – Summer`s the Worst

A cautionary tale about the dangers of summer romance. Memo: do not fall in love with a mermaid, this summer.
Michael Leviton plays baritone ukulele and sing. He went on tour opening for They Might Be Giants.
Summer’s the Worst is included on his first album, My Favorite Place to Drown, released for Smith Street / [...]

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GEOFFROY BARBET MASSIN – La chute de l`ange

All you need is love…

An angel, carrying a suitcase full of mysterious vials, falls on earth. A man finds the suitcase and the fallen angel. He’ll try to bring the celestial creature back to life with the stuff found in the suitcase. But… Which one is the good one? Or does he just need some… [...]

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