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The Weekend Shortlist: Without You

Thought I’d start the Weekend Shortlist with a title sequence. Yes just a sequence. A few weeks ago we wrote the article about the Importance of Title Sequences and Typography in short films, this is quite an impressive representation. MEDI Title Sequence is an intro-sequence designed by Guido Ekker for[…]

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The Weekend Shortlist: Without You

A wonderful display of colors and textures in a fun experimental animated short, not to mention the lovely typography. Jekyll wants to work. Hyde wants to play. When Jekyll wakes, Hyde is plotting. Each necessitate the other, because without restrictions there could be no rebellion. In the end, there will[…]

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The Weekend Shortlist: Without You

Ivor’s life is turned upside down after a falling plant pot sparks a series of paranoid reactions. ‘The Man Who Was Afraid of Falling’ has been travelling around festivals for over a year now, it has screened at more than 35 festivals internationally including Edinburgh International Film Festival and China[…]

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The Weekend Shortlist: Without You

Del Alma is a lovely animated short with of a touching story about a relationship between father and son is cut short by the tides of war. Emotional and dramatic, it is hard to resist a tear at the end of this one! Well done Chris!

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The Weekend Shortlist: Without You

Hinode is a CG movie that depicts saltation and growth of life in the sea using jewelry as the motif for illustrating the theme “Jewels of Sea.” It creates mystifying and attractive scenery by the ores resembling creatures of sea and its transforming refraction and reflection of light that are[…]

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The Weekend Shortlist: Without You

Thiing is a 2 minute long visual abstract voyage in an underwater environment and its creatures, directed by Waldi. waldemarborth.de

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A man wakes up with a bag over his head and a rope around his neck, he finds himself in a chair, in a situation where a sudden movement can leave him hanging. Abandoned in a basement, will he be able to survive? Survivalismo is an experimental suspenseful movie based[…]

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The Weekend Shortlist: Without You

Let’s kick off this new Weekend Shortlist with a lovely and touching short ‘Things I Don’t Remember’ by Nicholas Santos, director of previous featured shorts Kiddo and Ice Cream. Recollecting your childhood is like watching a VHS tape you found buried in the corner of your basement. You may have[…]

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