Bahare Tabatabaei Masouleh is a filmmaker in Tehran, Iran. This piece about a woman who remembers her dreams of childhood is entirely hand animated.
Filmmaker Myrrha Jamil is working on a new film about the iboga, the sacred visionary plant of West Africa. Looks and sounds great so far.
The students at the French computer graphics and animation school, Supinfocom made this amusing little animated film.
It was directed by Corentin Charron, Lise Corriol, Olivier Lafay, and Nicolas Mrikhi.
Filmmaker Harris Loureiro went to the store and bought himself a bunch of robot toys. Then he made a Transformers movie. It’s a wild, action-packed thrill ride of a stop-motion extravaganza, complete with voice overs and a fittingly super-dramatic score. Have fun!
Student Academy Award® finalist Carlos Andre Stevens made this beautiful short animated film about a man who invents a machine powered by his own memories.
It’s narrated by the magnificent British actor, John Hurt.
This is more interesting than it looks. Monsanto – yes, that evil company that takes dirt and turns it into a lawyer – worked with Disney to build a house of the future in Disneyland. It was intended to show how plastics would revolutionize home building. Apparently, the house was so strong that when Disney tore it down at the end of the sixties they could not break the outer shell with wrecking balls.
My primary interest in the film, aside from the mentally challenged smiling morons that inhabit Monsanto’s future vision, is the fascinatingly awkward focus on comfort as the primary aspect of life in the future. I think a great new science fiction film could be made by some nutty director who would look at the future of industrial films like this one for inspiration. It could be the antidote to the completely bleak, dystopian, post-apocalyptic dumb soup being offered by witless filmmakers like Neill Blompkamp. The thudding incomprehensibility of such work must eventually be counteracted by a house of the future and people who think they are happy!