Category Archives: Video

A fascinating mini doc in which Exurbia (‘Existence Is Terrifying’) explores the universal constants and laws of physics that help us contextualise and understand the seemingly random and chaotic nature of existence.

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A short by Chinese animation student Enge Xue in which a Rubik’s Cube-headed man in a Rubik’s Cube-headed world attempts to maintain connection when the colours of his face become mixed up. Also, he’s in his tights-whiteys.

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A mini doc featuring the enterprising, exploitable teens of Veles in Macedonia (aka the future Republic of North Macedonia). Director Kate Stonehill sez:

Since the run-up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election, teenagers have been creating fake news stories that generate thousands of hits on social media. These young entrepreneurs have made money off of advertising revenue generated from their fake stories going viral, introducing a ‘digital gold rush’ to Veles

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A very impressive stop motion short featuring a mysterious quest set in a biomechanical alien world, created by Brett Foxwell, who spent ten years working on it.

And here’s how it was done.

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Shallow vessels cut and glazed with precise patterns by ceramicist Kenny Sing, which transform into animated zoetropes when spun on a potter’s wheel.

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A fascinating animated flying tour of the translucent interior of a Redwood leaf to see photosynthesis at the molecular level, courtesy of the California Academy Of Sciences.

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An animation showing the 1.255 light second distance between us and the moon (the Sun is about 8 light minutes from us) created by planetary scientist Dr. James O’Donoghue using NASA imagery. and that’s not all. To wit:

This is the distance between the Earth and Moon with the correct sizes and scales. The real-time speed of light is also shown.

(Image: ‘Moonrise over Earth’ by Detlev Van Ravenswaay)

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A short by German animator Andreas Hykade that tells the story of a kiwi bird’s descent into addiction as he develops a yen for mysterious golden nuggets.

Part of today’s inebriated wildlife theme.

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An award-winning short by Špela Čadež in which – attempting to remove an unresponsive badger from a dark road – two policemen realise the animal is alive but drunk on fermented pears. 

Then it wakes up.

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A graduation short by animator Anna Rybak, based on a quote attributed to Winston Churchill.

Wait for it.

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