“Bao,” a Canadian production by Pixar, has won the 2019 Oscar for short animated film, continuing a heritage first established by animation pioneers at the National Film Board.
These short films are like particularly bent New Yorker cartoons. Just a little silliness to get you laughing on a Monday morning.
Toronto-born animator George Dunning (1920-1979) is best known for his role as director of The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine but he had a significant impact in Canada, especially at the National Film Board. In Britain, he’s regarded as the father of British commercial animation.
Two young Canadians have scored an upset win at the South by Southwest Film Awards for a visually arresting short film using VFX and 3D animation as the trailer for a new book.
These background only sketches are from Bruno Laurent, a French artist who works primarily in animation. His eye for detail is exquisite.
This short work from British filmmaker, artist and animator Oliver Harrison is powerful – and nominated for Best Motion Graphics in the 2014 British Animation Awards. Harrison describes it as “a black and white, kaleidoscopic, multi-layered, hyper-kinetic typographical poem.” Using the letters of the word APOCALYPSE, Harrison explores […]