Playful and Handmade

  1. My references are various, from Chris Ware for his extraordinary layout and (sometimes abstract) images, Hans Richter, Len Lye, Stanley Kubrick or Godfrey Reggio (with his qatsi trilogy).
    I must also quote the speech of JFK ( youtube.com/watch?v=6z1DidldxUo )

    I would like to thank the people who support me, a BIG thank to Yann, Alexis, Florent, François, Stéphane & Sylvain.

    I would like to thank Chez Eddy for their support : chezeddy.com

    CREDITS :
    Directing/design/animation/composting : Céline Desrumaux
    Additionnal character animation : Florent Remize
    Music : "Granulard bastard" from Apprat.

    LINKS :
    Céline : groovythesushi.blogspot.com/
    Florent : flomize.blogspot.com/
    Music : apparat.net

    Festivals :
    OneDotZero, London 2011
    BUG 27: The Evolution of Music Video BFI london
    Columbia Film festival 2011
    Zurich Film Festival, Switzerland 2011
    Playgrounds Festival, Amsterdam and Tilburg 2011
    San francisco internation art festival - SFIAF 2011
    Expotoons 2011, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Screen Social, London/UK 2011
    Festival national du film d'animation 2011, bruz, rennes
    CINEASTIC GONDOLAS, Lech/AUSTRIA -2011
    Cristal Festival, Crans-Montana/SUISSE, 2011 (shortlist)
    ANIMA 2012 (Brussels, BELGIUM), Best of Shorts program
    Cortoons Festival 2012 (Rome, ITALY)
    The UK's Festival of Music, Film & Digital
    Cinéma Nova - OFFSCREEN festival 2012 (Bruxelles, belgium)
    SXSW 2012 (Austin, Texas)
    Pictoplasma 2012 (berlin, Germany)
    Filmfest Dresden 2012 (Germany)
    Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film 2012 (Germany)
    Prix Ars Electronica 2011, AUSTRIA - Honorary Mention Computer Animation / Film / VFX
    Brooklyn Film Festival 2012, (USA)
    Vimeo Awards 2012, NY (USA)
    Phoenix Comicon Film Festival 2012 (USA)
    Toronto Animation Arts Festival International 2012 (Canada)
    RSSF 2012
    SUPERTOON - INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL 2012
    Red Stick International Animation festival 2012 (Louisiana, USA) - BEST music video
    LIAF 2012 (London, UK)
    PICTOPLASMA NY 2012
    Les Utopiales, Nantes (France) 2012

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  2. A short essay animated from the audio recording of 'The New New Rules: A Funny Look at How Everybody but Me Has Their Head Up Their Ass'. It was originally performed on 'Real Time with Bill Maher'.

    The book is published by Penguin (USA).
    us.penguingroup.com/nf/Book/BookDisplay/0,,9780452298293,00.html?The_New_New_Rules_Bill_Maher

    The book is available from Amazon here:
    amazon.com/New-Rules-Funny-Everybody-Their/dp/0399158413

    The audio book is available from iTunes here:
    itunes.apple.com/au/book/the-new-new-rules/id453097169?mt=11

    Written and Performed by Bill Maher
    Directed and Animated by Fraser Davidson
    Spot Effects and Audio Mix by Morgan Samuel

    I do not hold the rights to the recording, this piece is intended only as an homage to Bill Maher's short essay.

    billmaher.com/

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  3. Sending my New Years Love... through the tubes.
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    *Artwork & animation by Katie Ainslie
    *Music by Michael Franti & Spearhead & Cherine Anderson

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  4. Happy Birthday!

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Playful and Handmade

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Sometimes it's fun to play with making projects for friends. These projects celebrate the handmade aesthetic using a paper/cardboard "stop animation" style.

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