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11:50 min 23. September 2013

Next Floor

a narrative film in no language

De Denis Villeneuve
D'après une idée originale de Phoebe Greenberg

Au cours d’un opulent et luxueux banquet, onze convives, servis sans retenue par des valets et des serviteurs attentionnés, participent à un étrange rituel aux allures de carnage gastronomique. Dans cet univers absurde et grotesque, une succession d’événements viendra secouer la procession de cette symphonie d’abondance.

Présenté dans plus de 200 festivals de par le monde.

A reçu près de 60 prix internationaux, dont :

Prix Canal + du Meilleur Court Métrage, Semaine de la Critique du Festival de Cannes 2008

Prix Génie et Jutra du meilleur court métrage dramatique (2009)

By Denis Villeneuve
Based on an original idea by Phoebe Greenberg

During an opulent and luxurious banquet, complete with cavalier servers and valets, eleven pampered guests participate in what appears to be a ritualistic gastronomic carnage. In this absurd and grotesque universe, an unexpected sequence of events undermines the endless symphony of abundance.

Shown in over 200 festivals worldwide.

Winner of nearly 60 international prizes, amongst others:

Prix Canal + for best short film, Semaine de la Critique, Cannes Film Festival 2008

Genie and Jutra Awards for Best Live Action Short Drama (2009)

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11:42 min 20. December 2011

SEED

a narrative film in no language

*** WINNER Best Animated Short Slamdance 2010 ***

An egg and an apple build competing broadcast towers that vie for the attention of a transistor radio. With its complex characterization and narrative of animal evolution, competition and reproduction, SEED is a beautiful and sinister stop-motion story about the struggle to survive.

Directed & Animated by Ben Richardson & Daniel Bird
Produced by Josh Hetzler
Story by Daniel Bird
Cinematography by Ben Richardson

www.seed-movie.com
www.benrichardson.com
twitter.com/benrichardson
www.danielbird.net

Check out Ben's Sundance 2012 feature debut as cinematographer at www.beastsofthesouthernwild.com

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03:49 min 23. June 2012

DIRTY CASH (Original Edit)

a narrative film in no language

A mysterious cigar smoking woman likes to play poker between Heaven and Hell.
This short won the first prize on the http://www.QuickFlick.tv festival in Amsterdam (15.07.2012 - heaven and hell theme).
Interview on VPRO Dorst television blog (dutch) http://programma.vpro.nl/dorst/items/Quickflick-winnaar-Heaven-and-Hell.html

Screenplay, Editing : Richard van der Laan
Camera, Grading : Michiel Boogerman
Sound design, Mastering : Maarten Boogerman
Production : http://www.VEASONIC.nl

Camera : Panasonic GH2 AVC-Intra Driftwood VY Canis Majoris Day
Lens : Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f2.8 G ED, Tokina AT-X 116 Pro DX AF 11-16mm f2.8, Nikon 80-200mm f/4.5, Nikon 50mm F1.2, Nikon AI Macro 105mm f4
Gear : Kessler Hercules 2.0 Head, Kessler Pocket Jib, Kessler K-Pod Tripod System, Gini Follow Focus Rig, Lilliput field monitors
Tools : Adobe Premiere CS6, Magic Bullet Suite

Locations
Poker scene : Cafe Midtown, Deventer
Deal scene : Harbor area, Deventer
End scene : Hidden City Garden of Harry Pierik, Zwolle

Actors
Cigar woman : Marieke van Brussel
Gangster : John
Drug addict : Robert Roering
Card dealer : Kurt Veld

Special thanks to
Cafe Midtown Deventer http://www.cafemidtown.nl
Harry Pierik http://tuinharrypierik.nl

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01:23 min 22. September 2011

Ninja

a narrative film in no language

A short stop motion film about an old fashioned ninja duel.

Music by Tan Dun & Yo-Yo Ma.
Made with Dragon Stop Motion and After Effects.

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03:36 min 21. December 2012

MAN

a narrative film in no language

Animation created in Flash and After Effects looking at mans relationship with the natural world.
Music: In the Hall of the Mountain King by Edvard Grieg.

facebook.com/SteveCuttsArt
twitter.com/#!/Steve_Cutts
www.stevecutts.com

Copyright © 2012 www.stevecutts.com

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09:54 min 21. June 2012

Bendito Machine IV - Fuel the Machines

a narrative film in no language

BMIV - Fuel the Machines

An improbable hero embarks on a crude journey by land, sea and air -throughout all the attractions of a planet turned into a massive petrochemical park... and beyond.

Un improbable héroe se embarca en un crudo viaje por tierra, mar y aire entre todas las atracciones de un planeta convertido en un gigantesco parque petroquímico... y más allá.

Directed by Jossie Malis / Produced by Zumbakamera / Music by Sxip Shirey and Joseph R. Coniff / Sound by Julie Reier and Jossie Malis.

More information:
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/zumbakamera/bendito-machine
benditomachine.com
zumbakamera.com/blog

You can also reach us at Facebook (benditomachine) or Twitter. (#zumbakamera)

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04:53 min 26. February 2013

Maggie Simpson in "The Longest Daycare" | Season 26 | THE SIMPSONS

a narrative film in no language

Maggie Simpson stars in her Oscar Nominated Short "Maggie Simpson in 'The Longest Daycare'"

Directed by David Silverman

Written by James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Al Jean, David Mirkin, Joel H. Cohen, Michael Price

Music by Hans Zimmer

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THE SIMPSONS continues to strike a chord with viewers for irreverently poking fun at anything and everything. As the longest-running scripted series in television history, THE SIMPSONS has become one of the most consistently groundbreaking, innovative and recognizable entertainment franchises throughout the world. With its subversive humor and delightful wit, the series has made an indelible imprint on American pop culture, and its family members – HOMER (Dan Castellaneta), MARGE (Julie Kavner), BART (Nancy Cartwright), LISA (Yeardley Smith) and MAGGIE – are television icons. Recently renewed for the unprecedented 28th season, THE SIMPSONS has won 31 Emmy Awards, a 2015 People’s Choice Award and was nominated for an Academy Award in 2012 for the theatrical short “The Longest Daycare.” The series recently received five 2015 Emmy Award nominations, including Outstanding Animated Program. “The Simpsons Movie” was a hit feature film; the mega-attraction “The Simpsons Ride” at Universal Studios has received historic expansion updates with the addition of Springfield added to the roster; and the show was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2000. It was named the “Best Show of the 20th Century” by Time magazine, and called the “Greatest American Sitcom” by Entertainment Weekly in 2013.

Maggie Simpson in "The Longest Daycare" | Season 26 | THE SIMPSONS
http://www.youtube.com/user/ANIMATIONonFOX

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06:00 min 1. August 2012

Melvin

a narrative film in no language

"Melvin, a man facing the everyday life of people."

Writing credits
Sami Khadraoui
Benoît Monney
Maxime Raymond

Directed by
Sami Khadraoui
Benoît Monney

Cinematography by
Tangi Zahn

Sound
Björn Cornelius

Assistant camera
Maxime Raymond

Script supervisor
Bernard Utz

Original Music by
Eric Bakhch-Pour

Film Editing by
Yvon Delabarre

Colorist
Jean-Baptiste Perrin

Production Management
Patrick Ehret
Tiago Pires

Caterer
Jean-Pierre Raymond

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07:28 min 23. June 2012

I, pet goat II

a narrative film in no language

A story about the fire at the heart of suffering.
Bringing together dancers, musicians, visual artists and 3d animators, the film takes a critical look at current events. A mysterious figure travels aboard his boat through a dark and desolate landscape in his quest for inner peace.

Main softwares used: Maya, Vray, FumeFX, RealFlow
Download the wallpapers on our site.
www.heliofant.com

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Id6nCa_OTEM

Original soundtrack "the Stream", written and performed by Tanuki Project.
www.thetanukiproject.com

Some of the stellar artists that worked on the short: strob.net, huguescoupal.com, sebastienlarroude.com, arnaudbrisebois.carbonmade.com, daverand.com

Thank you Boogie Studio of Montreal for color grading the film for festivals!!!

Animation is about half keyframe animation and half motion capture.
Motion capture recording by Lartech.

Winner Ocelot Robot Film Festival
Placed 14th/100 best of 2012 | Fubiz
The Future of Animation | SOTW Awards 2013
“3D Movie creation” best film distinction | 4th International Animated Short Film Festival “Ciné court animé”
Winner 3D award Bitfilm Festival - http://www.bitfilm.com/festival/
Selected for The One Show - http://www.oneclub.org/
Taafi - Toronto Animation Arts Festival International official selection (also selected for best of Taafi film screening)
Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2013 - official selection
20th Granada Short film festival - International Competition

released 06/24/2012

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10:50 min 24. November 2014

Double Trouble - A Short Time Travel Comedy

a narrative film in no language

“Double Trouble” is written and directed by Andreas Climent and André Hedetoft. The short time-travel comedy stars Emelia Hansson, Mattias Thernström Florin, Marcus Thernström Florin, Jonny Blomkvist and Karen Helene Haugaard.

It is the story about a shy young man who misses the opportunity to talk to the girl of his dreams.
When he finds a mysterious pocket watch that can turn back time, he gets a second chance…

http://www.watchdoubletrouble.com
https://www.facebook.com/ClimentHedetoftFilm
https://twitter.com/andreascliment
https://twitter.com/ahedetoft

The film was financed through a successful Kickstarter campaign and shot in September 2013. We were also supported by and collaborated with Way Creative Films, Solid Entertainment, BoostHBG, Redhawk Productions, Ystad Kommun and Filmcentrum Syd.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3614924

Cast & Crew:

Producer: Lisette Nilsson
Executive Producers: Tobias Roediger & Christian Hallman
Directors: Andreas Climent & André Hedetoft
Cinematographer: Nils Croné
Original Music by: S. Peace Nistades
Sound Designer: Mathias Schlegel
Production Design: Afsaneh Larsson
Makeup: Vivianne Selariu
Production Sound Mixer: Tahu Parkinsson
Gaffer: Bella Bryngelsson
First Assistant Camera: Björn Wilthorn
Second Assistant Camera: Gustav Olsson
First Assistant Director: Sergej Israel
Production Assistant: Christoffer Lysell
Body Doubles: Patrik Andersson, Tobias Nilsson

Editing: Andreas Climent & André Hedetoft
Visual Effects: Jimmy Johansson, Andreas Andersson, André Hedetoft
Color Grading: Andreas Climent & Nils Croné

Music Recorded and Mixed at: Alkaloide Music Productions, Los Angeles, CA
Scoring Mixer: Ken Goerres
Orchestration Consultant: Pantawit Kiangsiri
Orchestrator: Ian Yen-Chu Chen
Scoring Assistant: Keith Mello-Hall
Technical Equipment Advisor: Howard Gale
Executive Music Producer: S. Peace Nistades
Associate Music Producer: Jennifer M. Cook
Cello: John Krovoza
Woodwinds: Rory Mazzella
French Horn: Allen Fogle

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03:46 min 11. July 2013

Sapling

a narrative film in no language

A young little griffin attempts to grow a tree in order to prove himself. A graduation film made at the Arts University Bournemouth, 2013.

a film by
Kat Seale - http://kat-seale.blogspot.com
Catherine Epps - http://sinaloanmilksnake.blogspot.com
Gareth Ermisz - http://garethermiszportolio.blogspot.co.uk/
Noel Wong - http://http://ynwong434.blogspot.co.uk/

effects animation by
Narissa Schander - http://narissasch.wix.com/narissanimates

music by
Denny Schneidemesser - http://www.dennyschneidemesser.com/

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07:49 min 2. November 2011

A Standard Story by Beth Riesgraf

a narrative film in no language

WeSC and The Standard proudly present a series of short films created by a group of selected artists who are an active part of the Superlative Conspiracy and whose creativity represent WeSC and The Standard’s art, travel and music sensibility.

Beth Riesgraf shot this film at The Standard, Downtown LA. Read more about the project here: http://standardculture.com/wesc

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01:03 min 16. January 2013

Recently in the Woods

a narrative film in no language

Recently in the Woods is a short tale about acceptance and tolerance. Two horses laugh at an unicorns horn because of his different appearance.

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02:53 min 27. April 2013

Nostalgia

a narrative film in no language

*Audience Choice Award*
Nation Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY)

*Best Drama*
Signal-to-Noise Media Arts Festival

Nostalgia

A story that follows the relationship between a young boy and his Super 8 camera over the course of his life.

Written,Shot, and Directed by Dylan McGale and Aidan Walters
Cinematography - Aidan Walters and Dylan McGale
Edited by Dylan McGale

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12:43 min 9. June 2014

Silo

a narrative film in no language

The Hollywood Reporter:
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/watch-an-inventive-short-film-725752

VFX breakdown: https://vimeo.com/103259388

Matt Soots building that crazy rigging for the missile: https://vimeo.com/100326152

And check out the trailer for our feature documentary, Puppet:
https://vimeo.com/16317579

CREDITS:

written and directed by David Soll (www.thepuppetfilm.com)
produced by Andy Widmann and Jared Ian Goldman
executive producer Jesse Moss (www.jessemoss.com)
featuring Chris Green (www.chrisgreenkinetics.com) and Aria McKenna
director of photography Mark Rasmussen
editor Christopher Nizza (www.dearmandela.com)
production designer Paul Beaudoin
original music by Paul Trubachik (www.paultrubachik.com)
sound design and mix by Nicholas Montgomery
colorist Harris Mendheim (www.evilharris.com)
VFX supervisor and CG artist Jim Vidal (https://vimeo.com/93109157)
compositing Alex Gabucci
cont'd

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03:12 min 22. May 2013

The Birthday Present

a narrative film in no language

Can love and determination triumph in an arid desert? On his way to get a birthday present for his loved one, our tiny protagonist, a desert beetle, faces nature in its most inhospitable form. Will he survive?

Music by Chopin.
Directed and animated by Carlos Pacheco.