Thomas Pons takes us on the production journey from augmented reality to screen for his multi-format, monochrome short ‘Animals: A Black & White Journey’
Inspired by his dad’s work as a Scenes of Crime officer, animator Marcus Armitage examines the struggles an individual can face when a troublesome job follows you home.
Jessica Oreck puts her paper craft skills to charming using in How the Bra was Invented, the launch episode for TED-Ed’s new ongoing Moments of Vision series.
Drawing on her own experiences and the experiences of those around her, Vera Babida’s There Again illustrates the repetitive and empty cycle of clicks and swipes that has come to typify modern dating. Babida shares her production process in these making of posts.
https://vimeo.com/170583296 “Death is a disease, growing from the inside beneath the Shell. Cursed blessings trickling down tubes, pushing hope through weak veins. Waiting for blissful Heaven to return. Heaven is Hell.” Daniel Ahrens personifies cancer in all its patient maliciousness in powerfully dark short Shell.
Noah Malone discusses the strange mix of self love, selfless acts and podophilia that make up his new animated short ‘Help! Dying!’.
Making its online premiere on Directors Notes today, Sofia Gutman discusses her exploration into the shared nature of memory and film in animated short ‘Rehovot’.
Antoni Sendra returns to DN with the 3rd installment of inspirational series ‘Bulletproof Thoughts’, in which pioneering skateboarder Rodney Mullen teaches us why it’s good to be willing to fail.
“I have some pretty freaky dreams when I’m manic. These are some of those dreams.” Nate Milton shares the cathartic creation of his animated shorts duo, ‘Feelings’ & ‘Delusions’.
Bezalel Academy students Tal Kantor & Shahar Davis discuss the difficulties of cockroach stop motion in their surreal short ‘Under The Small Sun’.
Animator Will Rose joins us to discuss how the music of Julia Holter inspired the style and story of his latest short ‘Eagle Blue’.
Marc Teixido of Barcelona creative studio Norte explains how the team experimented with iron dust and 3D animation to craft ‘Ferro’, a short which encapsulates the spirit of loneliness.