Boris Drenec

Wolf Daddy

The short film Wolf Daddy directed by Chang Hyung-yun won the Hiroshima Award at the 11th Hiroshima Ani­ma­tion Fes­ti­val. The 10 minute long ani­ma­tion film fea­tures the story of a were­wolf nov­el­ist who gets to play the role of daddy for a six-year-old girl. Pro­duced in 2005, the ani­ma­tion also won the 2005 Korean Animation […]

Cours toujours

Cours Tou­jours is a lit­tle short made for fun! After some time to work for oth­ers, we needed to go back to one’s roots : make a short film with­out con­straint, just for plea­sure! The visual was made by Elise Garcette and Olivier Barré, the music by Pilöt… the short was pro­duced by La Station […]

Café allongé

Café allongé is a short ani­mated movie made by Maxime Pac­calet, pro­duced by Kawan­i­ma­tion / Alexis Laf­faille. It’s a pure won­der, it reminds me of stu­dio 4C pro­duc­tions (tekkinkinkreet ; Mind game). You’ll love it ! Guar­an­teed. More infos on the movie’s site.

Sonar

Sonar is a visual ani­ma­tion by Renaud Hal­lée? it’s been selected for the Annecy’s film fes­ti­val and it’s sim­ply brilliant.

The illusionist

On may 5th will be released the illu­sion­ist an ani­mated movie from Syl­vain Chomet (les triplettes de Belleville). “The plot revolves around a strug­gling illu­sion­ist who vis­its an iso­lated com­mu­nity and meets a young lady who is con­vinced that he is a real magi­cian. The film is set in Scot­land in the late 1950s. According […]

Pivot

When a man is wit­ness to a mur­der and takes pic­tures of the killer, he has to run for his life. Dur­ing the chase he is able to turn the tables and the prey becomes the hunter. All result­ing in an unfor­tu­nate end­ing. Very strong 3D art, dark and with an appar­ent rus­tic­ity but the […]

DanseDance

Enjoy this jewel from Julien Val­lée and Nico­las Bur­rows, design­ers from Mon­tréal. “Each day, we are sur­rounded by seem­ingly insignif­i­cant objects, tak­ing them from one place to the other, or leav­ing them on a table for weeks, with­out pay­ing any atten­tion to them. We ignore or for­get them, using things only when we need to, […]

A Brief History of Pretty Much Everything

A brief his­tory of pretty much every­thing is a 2100 pages flip­book made by 17 year old ani­ma­tor Jamie Bell. Here are a few words from Jamie Bell page on Youtube: This is the final piece for my AS art course, a flip­book made entirely out of biro pens. It’s some­thing like 2100 pages long, […]

Pirates, the curse of the evil eye

After 4 years of free time work, Illus­tra­tor Rémy Tornior and motion designer Yves Geleyn just fin­ished their movie : Pirates, The curse of the Evil Eye.

Old fangs by Adrien Merigeau

Old fangs is a nice melan­cholic ani­mated short from Adrien Merigeau. Lovely style and the sound­track is really breath­tak­ing. Writ­ten and directed by Adrien Merigeau. A young wolf decides to con­front his father, whom he has not seen since he was a child.

Plane crazy, by Ub Iwerks

Ub Iwerks was a true ani­ma­tion genius work­ing with Walt Dis­ney, This short, made in 1928, it’s the first Mickey Mouse car­toon ever made, Mickey tries to emu­late his hero: Charles Lind­berg, and woo Min­nie with his own home­made air­plane. Char­ac­ters — Mickey Mouse, Min­nie Mouse, Clara­belle Cow Direc­tor — Walt Dis­ney Ani­ma­tion — Ub […]

minusbaby — a few years later

Life enters a bar­ren planet. Music com­posed by Richard Cara­ballo (aka Minus­baby), illus­tra­tion and ani­ma­tion by Stieg Retlin (aka Plasticflesh).

Moonboy

A short film about a boy who whishes for bet­ter things. Ani­mated by More­Frames, a cre­ative col­lec­tive that spe­cial­izes in animation.

Elio

I can’t believe this was made with a phone, some peo­ple are over skilled… Made with a Nokia Xpress­Mu­sic 5800 for the con­test : “2 Min­u­tos de Cine”. Design and ani­ma­tion by Rob Díaz, music by Chromeo.

Après la pluie

Après la pluie is another great Gob­elins’ stu­dent pro­duc­tion, i really enjoyed the poetry and the graph­ics which reminded me of some stu­dio 4c pro­duc­tions. Diploma work : Un film de fin d’études de Charles-André Lefeb­vre, Manuel Tanon-Tchi, Louis Tar­di­vier, Sébastien Vovau et Emmanuelle Walker. © Gobelins 2008.

Luis

LUIS (Lucía, Luis y el lobo — Part 2 of 2) by Niles Atal­lah, Cristo­bal Leon & Joaquin Cociña. Luis is the 2nd short video of the series “Lucía, Luis y el lobo” (”Lucía, Luis and the Wolf”), it is a follow-up to the short video Lucía. The video was shot frame by frame with […]

Fantasmagorie

Fan­tas­magorie by Emile Cohl — 1908 Weird as it can seem actual, it reminds me of recent mor­ph­ing lines ani­ma­tions. To make this film, Cohl placed each draw­ing on an illu­mi­nated glass plate and then traced the next drawing-with variations-on top of it until he had some 700 draw­ings. In 1908, chalk­board car­i­ca­tur­ists were common […]

Combo

Is a won­der­ful col­lab­o­ra­tive ani­ma­tion by Blu and David Ellis, 2009. mades in Time­lapse and stop­mo­tion. blublu, davidel­lis, pro­duced by stu­dio cromie, music is by Roberto Lange

videogioco

A weird folded paper ani­ma­tion made by Donato San­sone and Enrico Ascoli (sound). Made in stop­mo­tion, some peo­ple didn’t enjoyed the fact that the hands are present in the field, i think it’s part of the process and liked it.

Scherzo, by Hans Fischerkoesen

This ani­ma­tion short was made in 1942, and it’s tech­ni­cally impres­sive, but also a great poetry moment. A bio of Hans Fis­cherkoe­sen on IMDB.