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Wax Tailor ft. Charlie Winston – I Own You

Life is a rollercoaster. It might be exciting, if you’re in the mood for it.

Wax Tailor is the alias of trip hop/hip hop producer Jean-Christophe Le Saoût. I own you is a single taken from his 2009 album In the Mood for Life.

The music video has been directed by Romain Chassaing and produced at SoLab in collaboration with Premiere Heure. Director of photography: Thomas Letellier.

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Paper Puppet Palooza

The video is a trailer for Paper Puppet Palooza: Techniques for Making Moveable Art Figures and Paper Dolls, Norma’s book on… well, I guess the title is self explicative.

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“Ricicla is a short animation made by 120 pupils of an Italian primary school. Each one of the six little animations (filmini) composing the film is about one of the recycling bins — organic waste, paper, plastic, glass, tin, waste — and the images and sounds are made using only that particular recyclable material.

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WWF: Al Basama Al Beeiya

Al Basama Al Beeiya (or UAE Ecological Footprint) is the new campaign by WWF aimed at inspiring people in Arab Emirates to reduce their ecological footprint.

It was brought you by creative agency Aya and production company Asylum. Directors: Ben & Jos. Animation director: Jordan Wood.

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Kirsty Almeida – Spider

Kirsty Almeida is an up and coming British singer and songwriter, whose first album will be released in late 2010, while Spider, the single, will be released for Decca on 14th June 2010.

The music video has been directed by Andy Soup and produced by Sarah Tognazi at Spring69. Director of photography: Dennis Madden. Art Director: Caroline Storey. Editor: Jimmy Wright.

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This is where we Live

The short film, commissioned by English publisher 4th Estate for its 25th anniversary, has been directed by Ben & Jos, that is Ben Falk and Josiah Newbolt. Produced Phil Vanier at Asylum Films and by Peter Collingridge and James Bridle at Apt Studio. Music: Mike Chalmers AKA Actionfist.

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This short stop motion animation has been produced for the Swedish studio Snask as their presentation video. It took under 4 days to shoot the 1846 photos comprising the film without the use of special effects or stopmotion software. Snask has been written shot and edited by Mike Crozier.

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The short animated film has been made with the technique of the découpage, and is perhaps inspired by a scene from The Prestige, even tho’ the similarities are not very strong.

The authors are two students of the Supinfocom: Julien Hazebroucq and Monica Beramendi.

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The Seed is an animated voyage through nature’s life cycle, following the trials and tribulations of a humble apple seed.

“The film was kindly funded by Adobe, produced at Nexus and features a soundtrack by Jape. It was made using a mixture of stop motion papercraft and 2D drawn animation”, as shown in the making of.

Story and direction by Johnny Kelly.

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The Seed: Making of

An interesting travel through the production of The Seed and its surprising mix of animation techniques. Enjoy!

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Brokenkites – Touch

A music video made from hundreds of cutout photocopies and drawings to create a sinister world watched over by menacing grannies…

Brokenkites is an independent electronic musician whose work is mostly freely available with a Creative Commons License. Touch is a song from the 2007 album entitled Fugue State, available for download on the Internet Archive.

The music video has been directed by Harriet MacDonald.

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Olivia Broadfield – Don’t Cry

The sun mostly shines on TV, even though sometimes it rains. Tears. From heaven.

Olivia Broadfield is an English singer-songwriter from Leicestershire. Her debut album was first released in 2008. The record, entitled Eyes Wide Open, has been re-released in 2009 for Vagrant Records, with Don’t Cry being the first single released.

The music video is the work of Kurt Nishimura.

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Mestre Film Fest: Kids for Kids

The video is a special project of the fifth grader kids of the Primaria Marconi di Roncaglia, directed by Raffaella Traniello.

Il cinema fatto dai bambini (Cinema made by kids) is a special section of the Mestre Film Fest, featuring, well, films made by kids.

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Bored on 9/26/09

A video made on a boring day by Russell Huettner at Make and Send. Being this the result, I wish you many other boring afternoons, Charles! Song by Matt Cragle.

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Palm Springs International Film Festival 2009: Intro

The opener for the PSIF Short Fest 2009 has been directed by Justin Weber and produced by Danny Robashkin and Oren Robashkin at Make.

The video mixes live-action with 2D animation, 3D animation, stop motion and after effects animation.

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