I was possessed this year by the story of Lord Howe Island’s stick insects; it’s so gripping I’m compelled to tell it to everyone. Since I’m an animator, once I … Read more
I love short animated films. I could watch them for hours. This particular one was made by four students from the Utrecht School of Arts in the Netherlands within a … Read more
Have you ever wished you could go back the last few minutes of your life? To say something different, to do something you should have done? Travis found a way.
The brilliantly talented Conor Finnegen finally released his short Fear Of Flying online recently and it’s worth the wait. A great story about a bird who tries to avoid heading … Read more
When was the last time you sent a paper airplane love letter to a complete stranger? Well, maybe you should take a hint from Paperman and try it out. It … Read more
Brave New Old is my first animated short. The intention was to create a different kind of storytelling with 3D animation: a mechanical storytelling. It’s been great having it in … Read more
This is a ridiculously brilliant animated short film by Jesse Schmal. ‘An Italian piazza is invaded by an unlikely… invader’. Classic animation style, irreverent humor meets Soviet nostalgia.
I met these boys a few weeks ago in a creative meeting talking shop. Four Irish lads with far too much animation talent for a country of only four million. … Read more
I recently caught this short animation entitled Pada Suatu Ketika (Once Upon a Time), created by Indonesian LaKON Animasi. In it, bajaj (auto rickshaws) transform into a big Transformers-type robots … Read more
If you appreciate ridiculously good picture books, or are somewhat obsessed with them like I am, Oliver Jeffers’ work is what you need to see. His beautiful watercolour illustrations mixed … Read more