Goes well with this Radiolab podcast.
The spoken word is brilliant. The animation is equally brilliant. It improvises, moves, thinks like it were alive. No specific style but a series of connections. This should be played in every classroom.
Timelapse integrates well with the story.
(via Ryan Koo)
This film gives a hard hitting, gritty insight into the life of 14 year old Kerry. Kerry has built herself a reputation and is regarded as one of the ‘popular’ girls at school. Sleeping with any boy who makes advances, drinking and smoking are common activities to Kerry all because she has no one at home to care for her, causing her to yearn attention from anyone, no matter how bad it is.
We need more films like this.
The first half is so haunting. Lovely lovely work. Using multiple channels/screens can be tiresome but this adds up. No image or screen trumps the other, they work together in unison.
Watch it (that link will surely change so it will need updating).
Feels like a slice of a larger movie. (via EOSHD)
A short stop animated film by Jorge Piquer and Julie Galland AKA La ignorancia.
What you’re about to see is a paranoid fantasy whose dark surface is disguised by white paint on its skin; it’s an original elaboration on a classic idea of science fiction; it is a short film by Luis Briceno and David Alapont. Finally, it’s in French, but no worries! You did this exact nightmare so many times that understanding the language is superfluous.
Spike Jonze‘s film for Absolut is here. If you don’t have a VIP invitation (and in that case you already know everything you need), you’ll have to wait in line, like at a real premiere. In that case, you might find this interesting. Google is your friend.
Watch I’m Here.
An elderly man fishing on a tempestuous sea is a metaphor for loss of memory and loss of self. As everything he tries to “catch” slips through his fingers, so too the world slips away and he becomes undone.
A short film by Hayley Morris, Grand Jury Prize at Slamdance 2009.
Watch it. (Flash Video)
(via Cartoon Brew)
Having been struck by a 150-ton meteorite, Henry has to adapt to living precisely ninety-one centimeters from himself.