A stunning collection of recent international short digital animations from the dark edge of the creative spectrum.
Screened as part of NZIFF 2008
The desire to create intense mood and atmosphere seems to be spreading through the digital animation realm at present. Whether it is depictions of dark internal worlds or sweeping panoramas that fall over the edge of the horizon, much of this digital mise en scène might be described as an intriguing blend of homage to classic cinema and cutting edge game architecture. Our selection provides a fascinating insight into this rapidly evolving area of creative expression. — MT
An absorbing, meticulously detailed deconstruction of the great man. Perfectly paced with whiffs of the surreal, unanswerable questions.
A human farm stretches as far as the eye can see. A giant room, a hive of activity, a mosh-office of the future.
Josie decides that life is for the living, even when there isn't much life left.
If Dali had been given a computer, this is what he might have created.
A frenetic journey through an elaborate digital jigsaw leads to an undersea domain teeming with green life.
The shortest distance between two points is always a straight line. Everybody knows that – that's why everybody is running that same ol' straight line.
From the maker of Zero Degree. A soldier is trapped within borders he cannot readily identify, dangers he can only react to, and a reality he cannot control or run from.
In a city turned war zone, four heroes join forces to battle the gangs, monsters and tyrants that rule the streets.
Behind eyes that cannot look out there exists a mind in which the richest imaginable vision soars, cascades and dances for its master.
A stunning technical achievement. Public transport isn't without its dangers... but giant salivating fish?
One man leads a vast floating exodus in search of a new start after a mystery virus wreaks havoc on mankind.