An excellent short by director and former Pixar story artist Trevor Jimenez – one of ten 2019 Oscar nominated animations – featuring a young boy shuffled between the homes of his separated mum and dad in the wake of their divorce.
Streaming on YouTube just in time for Christmas, comes this cute (but aren’t they all?) Pixar short by Chinese Canadian director Domee Shi (which originally played in cinemas as a support feature to Incredibles 2)
‘Bao’ tells the story of an elderly Chinese mum suffering from empty nest syndrome who gets another chance at motherhood when one of her dumplings springs to life.
An impressive short by GOBELINS digital design school students Samuel Klughertz, Alix Arrault, Jules Rigolle and Martin Hurmane. To wit:
Makoto is doing his best to raise his 7 years old son Kazuki. Despite his best intentions, the violence that was once his life comes back to bite him, and he will have no choice but to face it, before the eyes of his son, who he always tried to protect.
SON – Piece of my Heart
Susan O’Neill (SON) and band perform a Janis Joplin cover at Woodstock.
Visiting the site of the 1969 Woodstock festival in Bethel. upstate New York I had to stop and sing a snippet of Janis Joplin. Behind us is the legendary field where it all took place.
Don’t take the brown acid!
SON has been confirmed as the support act for Sharon Shannon at the National Concert Hall on August 17.
Video by Colin Shanahan