Director Biography – KAIFU LIU (THE METAMORPHOSIS)

I’ve been studying animation for 6 years. I believe it’s important to think about what art can bring us. The animation is a perfect medium, which includes multi expressions, to show sophisticated things, such as emotions, humanities, environment, and even some expectation about the future. That’s why I’m so fascinated by animation, and I hope… Continue reading Director Biography – KAIFU LIU (THE METAMORPHOSIS)

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Director Biography – Björn Granberg Ahlmark (ART IS ANGST)

I am a 54 year old teacher who works at Cybergymnasiet in Stockholm. I teach animation and other similar courses. My students use software like Photoshop, After Effects, Animate, Maya and more. During my free time I´ve been working on my own 3d animation “Art is Angst”, which I hope you will like. I have… Continue reading Director Biography – Björn Granberg Ahlmark (ART IS ANGST)

Director Biography – Nikki Chapman (MELTED)

My name is Nikki Chapman and I am a 23 year old animator from South Bend, Indiana. My mother is a doctor and my dad is an art teacher and puppeteer, so I grew up in a household where creativity and hard work were encouraged. As a kid I constantly drew comics and passed them… Continue reading Director Biography – Nikki Chapman (MELTED)

Director Biography – Tomás Welss Barkan (MAGIC DREAM)

Tomás Welss is an animator, visual artist and professor. His animated filmography offers a critical vision of human nature, full of dark humor and original usage of color. His work has earned him awards and recognition around the world, showcasing his talents at film festivals such as Toulouse, Biarritz, Amiens, Zagreb, Fribourg, Monterrey, Huesca, Palm… Continue reading Director Biography – Tomás Welss Barkan (MAGIC DREAM)

Short Film: MAGIC DREAM, 11min., Chili, Animation

A magician wants to convince with his magic and brilliance, but his capability exceeds the limits of his own control, leading him to a show full of violence and abuse. Project Links  Website  Facebook  Twitter  Instagram News & Reviews “Sin lugar a dudas, Tomás Welss (1965, Santiago) es el animador chileno más reconocido en el… Continue reading Short Film: MAGIC DREAM, 11min., Chili, Animation

Director Biography – Fiona Bavinton (JE NE REGRETT RIEN)

When Fiona was nine, she wanted a horse. She made one out of rolled up newspaper, placed her favourite bear in the saddle and under guidance from her father, used a standard eight camera and made a stop motion animation of her horse winning the Melbourne Cup. Not long after this a Sinclair ZX80 computer… Continue reading Director Biography – Fiona Bavinton (JE NE REGRETT RIEN)

Short Film: JE NE REGRETT RIEN, 4min., UK, Animation/Experimental

  Je ne regrette rien is an animated contemplation on nostalgia, made during Covid-19 lockdown in the UK. In a surreal landscape, dominated by a huge screen, ordinary people dance the dances of everyday life, dulled by the call to nostalgia. In a week in which VE day celebrations collided with Black Lives Matter protests… Continue reading Short Film: JE NE REGRETT RIEN, 4min., UK, Animation/Experimental