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UPDATE: I would like to thank you all very very much and I am very happy that you like my shortfilm ... :') The animated shortfilm “The Tale Of Mr. Rêvus” is my (Marius Herzog) graduation (Diploma) film, produced at the Georg-Simon-Ohm Hochschule – University Of Applied Sciences, Nuremberg. The challenge of this movie was to reproduce the entire production process of an animated 3D shortfilm by myself including story development, concept design, modelling, rigging, directing, editing, animating, rendering and finally compositing (see credits). The amazing score orchestrated by Simon Scharf student at the Hochschule für Musik Nuremberg (HfM) has been conducted by Guido Johannes Rumstadt, played by the orchestra of the HfM and recorded by Toni Hinterholzinger. Special thanks to all the kind people who supported me in a very tough time especially my beloved family, Prof. Jürgen Schopper and Tobias Wiesner. This movie wouldn´t exist without you... Besides the actual technical and creative production the story turned into a very personal metaphor. Thanks for watching! Awards: 2011 Art Directors Club (ADC) - Silver 2010 Animago - Best Young Production (Nominated) Credits: Direction, Story, Animation etc. - Marius Herzog Music (Composer) - Simon Scharf Conductor - Guido Johannes Rumstadt Score Recording - Toni Hinterholzinger Orchestra - Orchestra of HfM Nürnberg Narratress - Melanie Kurhan Narrationtext - Melanie Kurhan,Thomas Beyerlein, Marius Herzog Sound - Lars Fischer Compositing - Tobias Wiesner (Lead), Marius Herzog Endtitle animation - Melanie Lukhaup Projectadvisor - Prof. Jürgen Schopper Creditmusic by Maya Nadir and Lars Fischer: mayanadir.net and fischerlars.de More information at scriblab.de/​?p=726 scriblab.de taleofmrrevus.de
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our graduation film from Bezalel academy of art and design. directed & designed by: Natalie Bettelheim animation: Sharon Michaeli sound design & music: Yoav Brill project blog: projecthowl.blogspot.com
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Copia A is the second short film produced by Trexel Animation. Website: trexel.net/​ Facebook: facebook.com/​pages/​TREXEL-animation/​85843109721 Twitter: twitter.com/​trexelanimation This film was made independently and without any budget in the free time available during the studio´s commercial projects. Synopsis: Tells the adventures and misfortunes of Demódoco, a projectionist, who discovers by chance a one-of-a-kind way to get pleasure. However, abusing it leads to risky consequences. Technical data: Script, design and direction: Gervasio Rodríguez Traverso & Pablo Alberto Díaz. Original soundtrack: Bernardo Francese & Fernando Chiesa. Animation: Gervasio Rodriguez Traverso, Pablo A. Díaz y Nicolás Broner. Sound: Bernardo Francese, Fernando Chiesa, Juan Elías y Anibal Tonianez. Screenings and awards to date: - Red Stick International Animation Festival (USA) - Best of the Fest Finalist (Animated Short Film - Professional category) - ArtFutura 2010 (Argentina) - "Caras y Caretas" award for Best Animated Short Film - Concurso Caloi en su Tinta, Argentina en Annecy 2010 (Argentina) - Third prize - 12º BAFICI (Argentina) - Baficito programme - Annecy 2010 (France) - A tribute to argentinean animation programme - Curta-SE 10 (Brazil) - Best Animation, video section - UNICA 2010 (Switzerland) - Silver Medal Award - FIA 2010 (Uruguay) - Best Animated Short Film & Jury Grand Prize - 32º UNCIPAR (Argentina) - Honorable Mention - Anim´est 2010 (Romania) - Official competition - 10º MIAF (Australia) - Panorama programme - 15º Ourense International Film Festival (Spain) - Official competition - Concurso Loop 2009 (Colombia) - Honorable Mention, 3D section - 1º Concurso Quiero Animarte (Argentina) - First Prize - 6º MARFICI (Argentina) - Honorable Mention - 4º FICO (Argentina) - Best Animation & Best Soundtrack - 4º Cubanima (Cuba) - Official competition - 6º Al Extremo Cortos (Argentina) - Honorable Mention - 2º A-Tube (Italy) - Official competition - 10º Cine a la Calle (Colombia) - Official competition - Manlleu Short Film Festival (Spain) - Official competition - Ocular Animat (Spain) - Official competition - 7º Escobar de Película (Argentina) - Best Animation & Grand Prize Escobar de Película 2010 - 2º Mirada Oeste (Argentina) - Official competition - 7º Tandil Cortos (Argentina) - Third Prize - 6º Festival Internacional de Cine de Monterrey (Mexico) - Official competition - 3º Maipú Cortos (Argentina) - Official competition - Mirada en Cortos 4 (Argentina) - Best Animation - I´ve Seen Films 2010 (Italy)- Official competition - Cortala! 2010 (Argentina) - Honorable Mention - Pizza, Birra y Cortos 5 (Argentina) - Honorable Mention - San Pedro Cortos 2010 (Argentina) - First Prize - XI Buenos Aires Rojo Sangre (Argentina) - Honorable Mention - 3º Festival Internacional de Cine de Gualeguaychú (Argentina) - Best Animation Direction - Infinit International Film Fest (Uruguay) – Best Animation - 7º Festival Internacional Cine/Corto Tapiales (Argentina) - Best Animation - Festlatino Buenos Aires 2010 (Argentina) – Best Animation - Dragon Award For New Talent (Sweden) – Second Runner Up - 8º International Festival of Animation Arts Multivision (Russia) - Official competition - Children´s Film Festival Seattle 2011 (USA) - Official competition - Concurso Nacional de Cine y Video de Cipolletti (Argentina) – Best Animation - Expotoons 2010 (Argentina) - Official competition - Cineseptiembre (Mexico) - Official competition - Animec (Ecuador) – Honorable Mention - 7º Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes del Cusco FENACO (Peru) - Official competition - Clare Valley Film Festival 2011 (Australia) - Official selection - 9º Festival Internacional de Cine Digital (Chile) - Official competition - Citrus Cel Animation Film Festival (USA) - Official competition - Cortoons 2011 (Italy) - Official competition - 12th Amateur and Independent Cinema Festiwal KAN 2011 (Poland) - Official competition - 1º Festival de Cine Independiente de Cosquín (Argentina) - Official competition - XI Festival de Cine Lanzarote (Spain) - Official competition - 2º Semana Internacional del Corto (Bolivia) - Best Animation - Fondo Nacional de la Artes “Premio Alberto Fischerman” (Argentina) – Second Prize - 18º Cinesul (Brazil) - Official competition - 7º Fantaspoa (Brazil) - Official competition - 8º Oberá en Cortos (Argentina) - Official competition - Ojo al Piojo (Argentina) - Official competition - XII Festival Fantosfreak (Spain) - Official competition Co - Director´s biography: Gervasio Rodriguez Traverso and Pablo A. Díaz started working as a team while studying Image & Sound Design at Buenos Aires University (UBA), where they took classes with Rodolfo Saenz Valiente, full professor and head of the Animation Department. In 2003 they finished “SuperBot”, their first animated short film. In 2004 they founded Trexel Animation, a studio dedicated to the production of CGI material. Since then they have been working in prestigious projects including films, TV shows, advertistments and web sites. With the production of their second animated short film, “”A” copy” (2009), they are moving on to a new stage in which the production of their own personal material will take the central spot in the studio. Co - Director´s filmography: SuperBot (2003) “A” copy (2009)
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THE 3-YEAR WAIT IS OVER! FINALLY ONLINE IN ITS HI-DEF, FULL-LENGTH GLORY: MAX HATTLER & JEMAPUR COLLABORATION AANAATT! Complete credits, awards and screening history: maxhattler.com/​aanaatt Onedotzero interview with Max Hattler: vimeo.com/​13454564 1-minute teaser: vimeo.com/​1640427 "Hattler proposes an unusual stop-motion animation, where objects of abstract shape and unknown function move in a space that bears no relationship to any kind of real experience. The various elements move within this three dimensional space, like parts of a dynamic painting that condenses a whole series of references to contemporary art: from the constructivism of Moholy-Nagy, to the historic abstracts of Mondrian and Klee, and on to the more recent experience of conceptual and kinetic art. Changing shapes, plays of colour and transforming surfaces compose a dynamic universe that is both alienating and fascinating at the same time." Invideo 2010, Italy "An exciting experiment in the tradition of Oskar Fischinger (Komposition in Blau, 1935), Dwinell Grant (Composition No. 1, 1940) and Slavko Vorkapich (Abstract Experiment in Kodachrome, 1950s). Max Hattler presents a well-done interaction between music and moving images. Space is turned upside down and the animated objects become faceless dancers in a constructivist ballet." Vienna Independent Shorts 2010, jury statement by Anton Fuxjäger "Max, AANAATT is one of your most beautiful animations. I often show it as an outstanding example to my students. Above all, the work is NOT just another demonstration of technique or technology, but rather a classic in the field of Visual Music, and a unique example of creative ingenuity and elegant design." Robert Darroll, media artist, 2011
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This is my animation Thesis Film done during my time at the Academy of Art University 2010. :) Bridge is a story about four animal characters trying to cross a bridge, but ending up as obstacles to one another in the process. The moral behind this story revolves around how there are often disagreements or competing paths in life, and the possible results of pride, obstinance, and compromise. Music by Greg Gauba. tingtey.com
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All the hair belongs to Tom Offer-Westort. Hair Cutter: Abby Simon Director/Photo: Peter Simon Music: It's Anarchy by Mr. Pumpkinpants and the Manitee Burnouts This was a band in college that was comprised of Paul Otteson: paulotteson.bandcamp.com/​ and Laura Schultz: goodnightgolddust.bandcamp.com/​ Wow this video has blown up so fast! Thank you everyone!
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Piglet (Travis Oates) tries to find a way out.
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This piece was originally conceived as a part of CG set for a commercial spot about hamburgers throughout recent American history. However, the potential also existed for the set to be the stage for a visual exploration in lighting, composition, and cinematography. So the assets were repurposed to try and achieve that goal. The lighting was originally intended to evoke a sense of an old game show stage after hours, think Price Is Right Showcase after the lights have gone down. Although it did evolve, it should still capture that low-lighting feeling. Color correction was performed in After Effects to try and achieve the look of an old photograph. The popular "Instagram" presets were a big inspiration. Mental Ray was the primary renderer and Adobe products were used for texturing, compositing, and editing.
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'Gulp' is a short film created by Sumo Science at Aardman, depicting a fisherman going about his daily catch. Shot on location at Pendine Beach in South Wales, every frame of this stop-motion animation was shot using a Nokia N8, with its 12 megapixel camera and Carl Zeiss optics. The film has broken a world record for the 'largest stop-motion animation set', with the largest scene stretching over 11,000 square feet. The animators: aardman.com The sand artists: sandsculptureice.co.uk The phone: nokia.com/​n8
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Synopsis: "Au 21eme siecle, un conflit affectif et générationnel entre une mère et son fils à un détail près...La mère n'est autre que la Mort." FAN PAGE FACEBOOK facebook.com/​pages/​Mortys-le-film/​173739699339413 Mortys est un film co-réalisé par, Gaëlle Lebègue (modélisation, blend shape, animation), Ness (direction artistique, décors, matte painting, caméra mapping, texture), Mathieu Vidal (character design, modélisation, blend shape, animation), Nicolas Villeneuve (direction de production, lighting, rendering, compositing) et produit par l'ESMA de Montpellier. Mortys a remporté le second prix du jury de fin d'étude composé entre autres de Dreamworks, Framestore, Dneg, The Mill, Nwave, Chez Eddy, Mac Guff, Ilion, Ubisoft, Delapost...etc... Voix: Barbara Tissier, Tom Trouffier Musique: Frédéric Abrial Sound Design: Studio des aviateurs, José Vicente Scénario: Gaëlle Lebègue, Ness, Mathieu Vidal, Nicolas Villeneuve. Idée originale: Mathieu Vidal Lien: mortys-lefilm.com/​ Réalisateurs Mortys Gaëlle Lebègue vimeo.com/​15532989 Ness aurelien-ness.com/​ Mathieu Vidal vimeo.com/​15370537 Nicolas Villeneuve cgvilleneuve.com/​ Compositeur Frédéric Abrial elasticstudio.fr/​ Orchestrateur Isaac Chia isaachia.com/​ Direction orchestre Jean-Xavier Mary Direction chorale Patrice Baudry Sélections et prix Festival Voix d'étoiles- France: Projection hors compétition Festival Cinemascotte- France: Prix du Jeune Public Emagiciens- France: Prix du Public. Animex, Angleterre : Sélection Cortoons Film Festival, Italie : Sélection Festival sur les pas de mon Oncle, France : Prix du jeune public. Cinemator, France : Sélection Manlleu Film festival , Espagne : Sélection Festival, court mais bon !, France : Prix du public Festival, Silence ! On court, France : Sélection Festival Arcipelago, Italie : Sélection Xscience Film festival, Italie : Prix Mention Spéciale Détour en ciné court , France : Sélection Umbria Film festival, Italie : Sélection Festival Video Bochum, Allemagne : Sélection Festival Tolosa Tourne : Prix du Meilleur court métrage d’Animation
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