Saturday, November 23, 2013

Video animated short "I met a robot at a ballet once" and "i" by Isabela Dos Santos

"I met a robot at a ballet once" A hand-drawn animated storybook poem about a girl who meets a robot at a ballet and has an existential crisis. Written, Narrated, and Animated by Isabela Dos Santos

"i" A film by Isabela Dos Santos debuting online exclusively in Cartoon Brew's 4th annual Student Animation Festival 2013 Isabela's first-year short at CalArts, a dance/animation film entitled "i", was a regional finalist for the Student Academy Awards. 

Isabela was born in Brazil. She will be graduating from Experimental Animation (BFA) at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) in 2014. She began animating in 2009, teaching herself the art form in her spare time while still a high school student who was nerdy about english, physics, and math. She is now a 2011 Young Arts Silver Award winner in Cinematic Arts and a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts. 

Isabela works often with stop motion, for which she makes and moves some very very very small things. She also focuses her efforts on interdisciplinary performances through Young Arts and her own projects, and has a particular obsession with dance and animation. Recently, Isabela also collaborated with choreographer Camille A. Brown on her new work, “Mr. TOL E. RAncE” 

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Video animated short "Miss Savings and the Garden of Values" "A Dona Poupança E O Jardim Dos Valores" by Students from Quinchosos, Primary School, Abrantes, Portugal

Watch here a short film about an ant that goes on a journey to look for something sustainable, something that can be saved and used, but without risk of ever running out.
Ver o filme através deste link. A viagem de uma formiga que deseja encontrar algo que possa gastar sem correr o risco de se esgotar.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Video animated short "Merfolk" by Rory Waudby-Tolley

Watch Merfolk, in an alternate reality mermaids, mermen, merpeople of all genders, have been forced to leave the polluted oceans, and live along-side humans on mainland Britain. After ten years in the UK, an elderly couple of merfolk refugees discuss the society they now live in, and how they have adapted to their new life.

This short film by Rory Waudby-Tolley is a 2012 3rd year project at National Centre for Computer Animation, Bournemouth University, UK.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Video animated short: "Changing Batteries" by Shu Gi, Casandra Ng, Hon JiaHui and Bahareh Darvish (Sunny Side Up Production)

Watch "Changing Batteries"
The story of an elder lady who lives alone and one day receives a robot. Based on the theme 'Change', the story is about the development of their relationship with one another over time.

Sunny Side Up Production was established for the student production of their Final Year 3D Project at "Multimedia University" in Cyberjaya, Malaysia. 2013 "Changing Batteries" artists are Shu Gi, Casandra Ng, Hon JiaHui and Bahareh Darvish.