ANIMA - Films with soul

  1. OFFICIAL SELECTION 2010:

    Palm Springs Int'l ShortFest
    San Francisco Int'l Film Festival
    LA Shorts Fest
    Oakland Underground Film Festival
    BE Film Festival

    In an eccentric, old-school laundromat, a young man is lulled into a daydream while waiting for his wash cycle to finish. Laundry is a quirky and colorful film that juxtaposes the mundane with the magical.

    Written/Directed by: Danielle Katvan
    Produced by: Saleah Askia
    DP: Michael Epple
    Starring: Scott McCabe and Beatrice Basso

    # vimeo.com/8181884 Uploaded 4,522 Plays / / 12 Comments Watch in Couch Mode

  2. Short Film From Ron Chiu and Chris Hewitt

    # vimeo.com/857416 Uploaded 1,829 Plays / / 10 Comments Watch in Couch Mode

  3. opusbou.com.ar

    Cortometraje de animación / animated short film

    Dirección / Direction: Santiago 'Bou' Grasso
    Idea: Patricio Plaza
    Animación / Animation: Santiago 'Bou' Grasso / Patricio Plaza
    Diseño de títulos / Titles design: Natalia Acosta
    Productora / Production company: Opusbou

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    facebook.com/El.Empleo.Opusbou

    # vimeo.com/32966847 Uploaded 915K Plays / / 195 Comments Watch in Couch Mode

  4. Russia, fiction, student film, 2005, 10 min
    Script Elena Shirokovskikh, Director Nastia Tarasova, Camera Irina Shatalova, Production VGIK

    A summer day in 1964, a dacha near Moscow, a playing child, adults who are about to go to the river. Through these pastoral images pierces the sound of a typewriter importunately: in this dacha a "samizdat" (self-publishing) typography is at work. In the evening when the next issue of the magazine is ready, a black car drives up to the house...

    About this film from the MUBI Garage:
    mubi.com/garage/posts/1640

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    # vimeo.com/677158 Uploaded 8,115 Plays / / 96 Comments Watch in Couch Mode

  5. Navotas Cemetery, Manila, The Philippines.

    Manila is one of the most overpopulated places on Earth.
    There are over 2000 families living above the dead in the Navotas Cemetery. Babies are born and the dead are buried in the same place.
    Life goes on.

    Shot and edited by Stefan Werc

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    Music by Nate Connelly

    This footage was originally shot for the Bagong Silang documentary directed by Zena Merton and produced by Giselle Santos.
    This is not a promo for the documentary.
    Above and Below has been edited for a showreel purpose only.

    Geek info:

    Shot on Canon 7D
    canon 17-55 2.8
    tokina 11-16 2.8
    canon 70-200 4
    canon 100 2.8
    canon 35 1.4
    canon 50 1.4

    # vimeo.com/33735037 Uploaded 165K Plays / / 154 Comments Watch in Couch Mode

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This Channel is designed to showcase videos selected for (1) having a simple but powerful story, (2) being highly creative, and/or (3) making think, during and after.
Most of these films (English spoken or subtitled) have a minimal use of words or no words at all.
They absolutely escape the five deadly sins of filmmaker: being boring, being obvious, being predictable, being unintelligible and being too fond of its own navel.


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This Channel is designed to showcase videos selected for (1) having a simple but powerful story, (2) being highly creative, and/or (3) making think, during and after.
Most of these films (English spoken or subtitled) have a minimal use of words or no words at all.
They absolutely escape the five deadly sins of filmmaker: being boring, being obvious, being predictable, being unintelligible and being too fond of its own navel.

FOUR YEARS after its creation ANIMA proudly displays videos coming from:
Argentine (2), Belgium (2), Brazil (1), Cambodia (1), Canada (1), Czech Republic (1), Denmark (1), Estonia (1), France (6), Germany (3), Greece (2), Hong Kong [S.A.R. of P.R.C.] (1), Israel (2), Italy (5), Japan (1), The Netherlands (1), Nigeria (1), Norway (1), Poland (1), Portugal (2), Russian Federation (1), South Africa (2), Spain (3), Sweden (1), Turkey (2), UK (14), and USA (34).

ANIMA: Over 4,300 films watched. 94 films added to date - which means we are one of the most demanding channels on Vimeo.
Two new videos will be added every month!

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  • Rebecca Culverhouse

    Explore a world littered with piles of clothes... the world left behind after the human race disappears
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    by Rebecca Culverhouse

  • James Freeman

    Cine Povero
    I have a couple of films that could be right up your alley.
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    Simple yet powerful
    No words
    Please consider Night Falling for your channel. When a curious chair gets a second chance at life a man and his dog collide with questions of free will and compassion. Black and white Film Noir comedy. 10 min
    vimeo.com/91816814
    Cheers
    James Freeman

    by James Freeman

  • Rebecca Culverhouse

    Japanese drama about pilgrims living in silence on an island. So long as they don't speak or write for a year, their greatest wish will come true. What would you wish for?
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    by Rebecca Culverhouse

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