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EUN-HA PAEK – Now and Then

One of the videos in the series made as fillers for the Sundance Channel and based on the poetry of Billy Collins.

Directed and animated by Eun-Ha Paek at Milky Elephant. Creative agency: JWT, New York.

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Oh, a butterfly.

A short film inspired by a haiku from the Japanese poet Arakida Moritake.
Directed by Jurriën Boogert AKA Arjuno Kecil. Sound design by David Kamp.
Un corto ispirato ad un a haiku del poeta giapponese Arakida Moritake.
Regia di Jurriën Boogert alias Arjuno Kecil. Progetto del suono: David Kamp.

© 2008

WATCH (HD): Guarda Haiku in alta definizione.[Format: [...]

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JUAN DELCAN – The Spider

Dedicated to Louise Bourgeois.

The short “shows us the contradictions of life: beauty and indifference, love and death.” (Source: SOTW)
The Spider is an animated short based on a poem by Gabor Barabas, itself based on the work of artist Louise Bourgeois.
Directed and animated by Juan Delcan. The music is I’ll Read You a Story by Colleen.
Il [...]

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In a rush this weekday morning,I tap the horn as I speed past the cemeterywhere my parents are buriedside by side under a smooth slab of granite.
Then, all day long, I think of him rising upto give me that lookof knowing disapprovalwhile my mother calmly tells him to lie back down.
(Billy Collins)

Yet another of those [...]

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La Sexta: Micropoems

Esto super la ficcíon,debe de ser la realidad.

Some wisdom and a lot of good animation in this IDs for the spanish channel La Sexta.
Made at Cocoe Studio. Micropoems by Ajo, music from Mastretta, illustrations and characters by Jean Duprez.
English subtitles by Anita Alvarez.
Un po’ di saggezza e tanta buona animazione in questi ID per il [...]

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The fox you lug over your shoulderin a dark sackhas cut a hole with a knifeand escaped.
The sudden lightness, makes you thinkyou are strongeras you walk back to your small cottagethrough a forest that covers the world.
(William Collins)

Another one in the Billy Collins Action Poetry series produced by the Sundance Channel.
Directed by Samuel Christopher, animations [...]

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AMY M. PETERS – Corporate Whore

Toss me out the window,so while I’m downstairsI’ll be sure to pick upyour coffee:milk, two sugars.

Just been an hour at the phone with an old friend, sharing depressing chit chatting about the work as a programmer, which give me occasion to post this short movie.
Corporate Whore has been written, directed and produced by A. M. [...]

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JULIAN GREY – Forgetfulness

Long ago you kissed the names of the nine Muses goodbyeand watched the quadratic equation pack its bag,and even now as you memorize the order of the planets,
something else is slipping away, a state flower perhaps,the address of an uncle, the capital of Paraguay.(Billy Collins)

Uhm. I can’t remember what I was about to tell you. [...]

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ADAM LONG: A Little Atomic Bomb

o, just give me a little atomic bombnot too muchjust a little.

Isn’t it the secret dream of anyone. Yeah, you know your ego wants it. A little atomic bomb. To eradicate from your life that little something you wish had never existed. With surgical precision.
Adam Long directed and animated this gorgeous short movie based on [...]

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JULIAN GREY – Budapest

My pen moves along the pagelike the snout of a strange animalshaped like a human armand dressed in the sleeve of a loose green sweater.(William Collins)

Budapest is part of a series of animated shorts that Ajit and me covered repeatedly on Ticklebooth. Check out Forgetfulness and The Country.
Every short is based on a poem written [...]

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