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SIFF 2009: Find

Following the bumpers, here’s the trailer, whose “soundtrack is comprised of audio clips from ten independent films and uses an animation technique that pays homage to early cinema.”

Directed by John Foreman and Timothy Howe and produced by Morgan Henry at Digital Kitchen. Creative agency: Wongdoody.

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DAVID KING – zzzZombies

Do you know when you feel tired on monday morning, your arms dangling, the head titled to one side, you walk by little steps without a clear idea of where you’re going. Like a zombie. Then imagine how it feels for a zombie!

A nice animation created with an overhead projector by David King. The music is a version of Varshaver Freylekhs performed by The Klatsh.

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ROB SHAW – The Machine

The man was bored, so he made the machine. The man made the machine to be bigger, stronger and faster. When he was finished, he sent the machine out into the world.

The Machine is a short animated film has been written and directed by Rob Shaw (of Bent). Narration by Andrea Schuch. Animation: Rob Shaw and Sarah Hulin.

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Tom Fun Orchestra – Bottom of the River

For how many rocks you put in their shoes, they won’t stay sleeping with fishes. It’s just a matter of time.

Bottom of the River is another song from Tom Fun Orchestra’s 2008 album entitled You Will Land with a Thud. Previously here: Throw me to the Rats.

The music video has been directed by Alasdair Brotherston and Jock Mooney. Produced at Trunk.

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NINA PALEY – Sita Sings The Blues

She is the most beautiful woman in the world.Her skin is fair like the lotus blossom.Her eyes are like lotus pools.Her hands are like, uhm, lotuses.Her breasts are like big, round, firm, juicy lotuses!

The 2008 animated feature film written, directed, produced and animated (etc…) by Nina Paley.
Sita Sings the Blues “intersperses events from an episode [...]

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JOSSIE MALIS – Bendito Machine ep. 3

Obey his commands

“They were gods of the highest standing and dignity — gods of the civilized people — worshipped and believed in by millions. All were theoretically omnipotent, omniscient and immortal. And all are dead.” (from: Memorial Service, by H.L. Mencken)
Radio, television, internet: the inhabitants of the universe created by Jossie Malis for his Bendito [...]

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JOSSIE MALIS – Bendito Machine 2

Con tutte quelletutte quelle bollicine…

Milking a dead cow has become a widespread sport nowadays. One wonders if all the “milk” is just a collective hallucination.
Created by Jossie Malis and produced at Zumbakamera, the short has been animated by Jossie Malis and Pau Martinez.
Music by Manel Gil. Sound by Jossie Malis.
The first episode of Bendito Machine [...]

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The Electric Self: Not with a Bang

This is the way the world endsThis is the way the world endsThis is the way the world endsNot with a bang but a whimper.

“A ghost fights her memories.” Not with a Bang is an expressionist addition to The Electric Self anthology.
It could be the ghost of Nature who destroys the world created by humans. [...]

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The Adventures of Loki – My Black Dog

Did you know that? The Big Bad Wolf is in fact Little Red Riding Hood’s shadow.
The Adventures of Loki is Brigit Colton (Bass), Rachel Parsons (Drums) and vocalist Steve Wade.
The music video has been directed by Adam York Gregory at The Flowfield Unity.
Lo sapevate? Il lupo cattivo, in effetti, era l’ombra di Cappuccetto Rosso. Sappiatelo.
Gli [...]

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Josh Pyke – The Lighthouse Song

I’ll just hold you tight and we’ll not let those fuckers in.

Whatever may happen in the outside world, we’re safe here, in what we learnt to know as our house.
Josh Pyke is an Australian singer and songwritier. Previously here: Fill you in and Middle of the Hill.
The Lighthouse Song is a single taken from his [...]

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Beat Dis – Just Like

I watched this video over and over, I’d watch it again and again if I wasn’t so sleepy. Still, I don’t know what to tell you about it. Just watch it, ok?
Beat Dis is an Hungarian electronic music act. Just Like, featuring Judie Day, is a single taken from their album Keep Still! [...]

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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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The tale of Victor who recently moved into a charming little country home.

“A tale as old as the world itself, a tale of hatred, the kind which comes from fear, which in turn takes roots from ignorance and foolishness.”
A short movie made by Patrick Boivin with 9 other persons, for the canadian TV show called [...]

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Sia – Soon We`ll Be Found

Let’s not fightI’m tiredcan’t we just sleep tonight.

“In Soon We’ll Be Found, Sia and her friends create a dreamland of blacklight paint and shadow puppets where sleep has the power to liberate you from your troubles.”
Sia Kate Isobelle Furler is an Australian pop singer. Soon We’ll Be Found is featured on her latest album, Some [...]

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Novita: Shadow Puppets

Connecting Kids with their Worlds

Balinese style shadow puppets animation recreated to encourage people to support Novita in their important job of supporting kids with physical disabilities in South Australia.
Storyboard, design, animation, compositing and production by Resin. Creative agency: KWP!
Animazioni d’ombre nello stile balinese ricreate per incitare la gente a sostenere Novita nel loro importante compito [...]

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