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04 May Alumette

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AkzdxgMBDi8"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]I suppose inherently this VR film developed by Penrose Studios is 3d animation. But its also illustration, detailed set design, experiential, writing, fabrication...

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30 Apr Tintin (official)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6N_LdH7rJ4"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]This is the opening title sequence for Steven Spielberg's 3d motion capture feature "The Adventures of Tintin," released in 2011. Spielberg and Hergé - the writer/creator of the original Tintin comic series - were admirers of each other's work, and Spielberg  acquired the film...

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30 Apr Triplets of Belleville

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZeWp1D8MlU"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]The Triplets of Belleville was eccentric French Director Sylvan Chomet’s debut feature film. It was nominated for an Oscar in 2003 and is weird and wonderful for a myriad of reasons. It has very little dialogue but an incredible original score, containing music made...

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30 Apr Raymond

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUEv1QWa52Y"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]At this point , a 2007 film may be considered “a classic,” but this short by 3-man Directing collective BIF with the Mill+ always stood out to me as being something so .. “un-MILL-like” and curious, I had to share it here. Raymond is the...

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30 Apr Omega

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctj-RDbTBMU"][vc_column_text]What an epic commercial. Everything comes together, a beautiful visual concept that actually does fit with an elegant brand and product, the right tool – photoreal 3d animation , set in a beautiful fantasty envivment, a simple, emotive track.. The spot was created by TaxFree...

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30 Apr Hearts a Mess

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpN1j8R5lZ8"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]If Giacometti had a baby with one of the Octonauts, I think it would look like the strange pied piper “caretaker” character in this award winning music video for Gotye’s “Heart’s a Mess.” Luckily for me, I like Gotye’s music as much as a...

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30 Apr Garden Party

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bX8GaZ3O4-Q"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]I was completely mesmerized by the look of this film. I love that the characters “have character” but so little affectation as to be completely plausible in real life. Well, nearly. I found myself so absorbed by the world I was in, that I...

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30 Apr Apnee

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/105834319"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]A mysterious piece in many respects, this 4 minute short reads like a series of 3d photographs with a wandering camera that pushes the viewer forward through time. Gorgeous photoreal CGI and sound design give us nothing more than a clue at a time...

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30 Apr A la Francaise

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/86295452"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Set in Versaille 1700s, this is a hysterical CG homage to the French aristocracy, King Louis XIV and his court are portrayed as a cast of chickens. This film came together over the course of a year and a half and was created by...

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06 Dec Granny O’Grimm

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_video link="https://youtu.be/cIDv1jJhoxY"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]I cant say before I saw this short I really understood there was something particular about “Irish humor” but if this defines it, I want to watch something Irish every single day. Granny O'Grimm's is an Oscar nominated 6:00 animated short and is a very...

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