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The Magnificent Town of Vilnius

The legend of Vilnius began in a dream. Unlike real life stories which usually end up in a nightmare.

The spot for the Culture Live initiative is the work of Andrius Kirvela and Gediminas Šiaulys AKA PetPunk.

3D Graphics: Mantas Skrupskelis. Props: Vilmantė Kirvelaitė. Live Action Camera: Mantas Šatkus. Sound design: Jonas Jurkunas.

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TETSUMASA SAITO – Samsara

Saṃsāra is the cycle of birth, life, death and rebirth within Indian religions. The moving images are the brainchild of Tetsumasa Saito. Music by The Sleeping Tree.

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ELIZABETH KLEIN – Physis

Physis is a short animated film by Elizabeth Klein, made as her first year film at Calarts. Music by Efterklang.

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Kanal 5: Nature Ident

In response to an extremely open brief from Swedish broadcaster Kanal 5, Man vs Machine worked in collaboration with the fine folk at Proud Creative to conceive and create a visually rich and quirky spot, suited to the eclectic entertainment output of the channel. The brief was simply to create an ident that referenced nature in some way. They took inspiration from geography text book style illustrations to develop a surreal 3D world based around the logo, threw in a few oversize animals… and bingo.

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Our Choice: Pollution

A short story about a sea turtle’s life in a coral reef affected by pollution. Created by Dewi Mariam and Christian Whiticar.

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Our Choice: Deforestation

A short story about deforestation taking place in the jungle. Created by Dewi Mariam and Christian Whiticar.

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Magnus Moriarty™ – No Tale for a Ferry

Revenge is a dish best served.

Magnus Moriarty™ is an Norwegian indie pop act. No Tale for a Ferry is featured on the album Perhaps Interior Heart Politeness released for Metronomicon.

The music video is the work of Kristian Hammerstad.

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OneDreamRush: China

One of the 42 short films, each on 42 seconds long, made for the One Dream Rush online exhibition sponsored by Below 42 vodka.

Directed by Maxim Zhestkov and Matt Pyke at Universal Everything. Sound design by Simon Pyke at Freefarm.

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JAMES RYDESKY – Slash and Burn

Slasher robots from planet Earth are making ash and smoke of… well, planet Earth…

Slash and Burn is a short motion graphics piece, designed and directed (and anything else) by James Rydesky AKA Jamry.

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RAFFAELLA TRANIELLO – Alberi

Alberi (Trees) is a poetic documentary about trees, made by 22 Italian pupils (9 years old) during Art and Music classes.

The short film has been directed and edited by their teacher, Raffaella Traniello, using only free software: Cinelerra CV running under the Edubuntu operative system.

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Rhian Sheehan – Standing in Silence Pt. 3 (Niva’s Tune)

The music video has been beautifully animated by Matt Pitt AKA Red Kid One, previously here with Look What You’ve Done.

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ROBIN RISSER – Solitude

A film about solitude, as an universal feeling.
A long journey in solitude searching for hope.
That is life.
Directed by Robin Risser.

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Mew – Introducing Palace Players

Every night turned on grey.

Snails. Hoisted objects in the woods. “Basic geometry and existing systems in the world meeting and communicating like they used to. Regrouping slowly into new shapes.” (Source: Dazed)
Mew is a Danish alternative music band consisting of Jonas Bjerre, Bo Madsen, and Silas Utke Graae Jørgensen. Johan Wohlert left the band (in [...]

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The Pandas – Belly of the Whale

Il triangolo no, non l’avevo considerato…

Preview

And here’s the reason for “every endangered panda that wouldn’t screw to save its species and every whale or dolphin that gave up and ran itself aground”.
Not really. I’m just reading Pigmy right now and felt like quoting Palahniuk.
The Pandas are an instrumental band out of Worcester, Massachusetts, and comprised [...]

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Ranger 3 – Sense of Direction

I just don’t know why.

Little clay woodland animals must deal with snakes and other perils, but all’s good what comes in good claymation…
Ranger 3 is Ronan Burke and Jim Perkins AKA two thirds of Bigo & Twigetti.
Sense of direction is the second single taken from their debut album, entitled Old Simplicity and released on December [...]

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