Animation

Animation is the process of making the illusion of motion and change by means of the rapid display of a sequence of static images that minimally differ from each other. The illusion—as in motion pictures in general—is thought to rely on the phi phenomenon. Animators are artists who specialize in the creation of animation.

Animation can be recorded with either analogue media, a flip book, motion picture film, video tape, digital media, including formats with animated GIF, Flash animation and digital video. To display animation, a digital camera, computer, or projector are used along with new technologies that are produced.

Animation creation methods include the traditional animation creation method and those involving stop motion animation of two and three-dimensional objects, paper cutouts, puppets and clay figures. Images are displayed in a rapid succession, usually 24, 25, 30, or 60 frames per second.

U.S. and foreign films

The English film title, original title, country of origin and production year are listed. Foreign-language films are subtitled in English.

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The Space Between Words

Without an imposed narrative this stop motion video challenges the unconscious to circumvent reasoning of the hyperreal. It takes the viewer into forgetfulness where she/he must draw a connection between reality of self and of the imagined.

Mimi Meets Books

Warmly presents how Mimi meets and falls in love with books.

Marks

With only circles in the short film, Diego Lucano creates an emotional journey of a lonely circle that wants to belong; especially with circles his size or bigger. Despite its eagerness, most of the circles he encounters reject him, but one playful smaller circle comes into its life and accepts him. In defiance of this… Read more »

Feminam

The movie FEMINAM, Latin for woman is an autonomous visual work by Marijke De Belie in which the artist plays with representations of women throughout the centuries. Still it has not become a scientifical chronological enumeration of all female icons but more a flood of images like the one we experience in our REM sleep…. Read more »

The Adventures Of Water Bottle John: Fighting For Your Afterlife

A courageous water bottle traverses the great kitchen to recycle himself for eternal life, all the while being taunted by a pessimistic yogurt cup, content with a life in the trash.

The Undying Swan

A down and out adventurer gets a job reading fortunes in the carpets he cleans. One rug leads him to Belgrade where he falls for a ballerina whose lovers have all ended up dead and haunting her plumbing. Selected in 8 festivals (2019) and one special mention. Writer/Director: Levin A. Diatschenko Animation: Gokhan Can Voice… Read more »

Master Moley By Royal Invitation

The story of a young Mole and his adventure to pick a rose from the Queen’s Garden, not knowing that this simple act will change, not only his life, but the life of all Moles.

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Fire Flower

Stephan Leeper | 2019 | 6:00 Facebook A nun, four orphans and a glitchy robot on a quest for beauty. . . what could possibly go wrong? Princess, Fabio, Pigtails and Curly, from St. Mary’s Home for unfortunate Children, are on a field-trip to the botanical garden to celebrate Princess’ birthday. On the way they… Read more »

Arch-Rival

Liu Qiang | China | 2019 | 5:00 Chinese, English with English Subtitles On War with Yourself Writer Liu Qiang Producer Liu Qiang

I Stand Ready

Geneviève Guénette | Canada | 2019 | 4:20 English, French with English Subtitles Facebook Today, the day breaks. Things are going better. I feel good and I stand up for myself. Cast Genevieve Guenette Writer Geneviève Guénette Bernard Leduc Producer Bernard Leduc