Animated Review

  1. Two fictional species try to make it through the day in this bleak parody of the natural world.

    SXSW, 2015 - Official Selection
    Melbourne Intl' Animation Festival, 2015 - Official Selection
    Flatpack Film Festival, 2015 - Official Selection
    Chattanooga Film Festival, 2015 - Official Selection
    Animatricks Festival, 2015 - * WINNER, Best Intl' Animation *
    Animaze Montreal Intl' Animation Film Festival, 2015 - Official Selection
    Maryland Film Festival, 2015 - Official Selection
    Rooftop Films, 2015 - Official Selection
    Odense Film Festival, 2015 - Official Selection
    KLIK!, 2015 - Official Selection
    Animaldiçoados, 2015 - Official Selection
    Cucalorus, 2015 - Official Selection
    Imagine Science Film Festival, 2015 - Official Selection
    InScience: Dutch Intl Science Film Festival, 2015 - Official Selection
    Animated Dreams, 2015 - Official Selection
    Animateka Int'l Animated Film Festival, 2015 - Official Selection
    Slamdance, 2015 - Official Selection
    GLAS Animation Festival, 2016 - US Competition, * SPECIAL MENTION *
    Florida Film Festival, 2016 - Official Selection
    Ann Arbor Film Festival, 2016 - Official Selection
    Twister Alley Film Festival, 2016 - Official Selection
    Mammoth Lakes Film Festival, 2016 - Official Selection
    Krok Int'l Animated Film Festival, 2016 - Official Selection
    Giraf Festival of Independent Anim, 2016 - Honorable Mention

    Matt Reynolds
    Daniel Eaton

    Completed as a first year film at CalArts, 2015.

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  2. A search for higher meaning, dissatisfaction with the status quo and a sense that you’re the first person to feel this way.
    You're not.

    A semi-satirical coming of age story told by handmade wooden puppets.

    The Making Of:

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    The principle of the firstfruit applies to tithing and giving but extends to every area of our lives; God must be first.

    Contains excerpts from "The Blessed Life: Unlocking the Rewards of Generous Living" by Robert Morris. Used with permission. Published by Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group.

    Design and Animation by Phil Borst
    Score by Grant Fonda
    Sound Design and Mix by MadSam Studios
    Script Edited by Sarah-Jane Murray
    Voice Over by Dennis Kleinman
    Written and Produced by Dan Stevers

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  4. Exiled from the tropical paradise where they evolved, a tiny population of remarkable stick insects dodged extinction by hiding under a single windswept bush on the world's tallest sea stack for 80 years. Thanks to a dedicated team of scientists they're now living safely in captivity, but when can they go home?

    Keep in touch with us over at . We'd love to hear from you.

    SXSW Films for the Forest 2014 (WINNER: Best Film Under 40 Minutes)
    St Kilda Film Festival 2014 (WINNER: Best Documentary, NOMINATED: Best Film)
    San Francisco Green Film Festival 2014 (WINNER: Best Short Film)
    Canberra Short Film Festival 2014 (WINNER, Best Short Film)
    Antenna Documentary Festival 2014 (HONOURABLE MENTION, Best Short Film)

    IUCN World Parks Congress, Sydney, November 2014
    American Conservation Film Festival, Shepherdstown, October 2014
    Port Townsend Film Festival, Port Townsend, September 2014
    File Anima+, Sao Paolo, August - September 2014
    Columbia Gorge International Film Festival, Vancouver, August 2014
    St Kilda Film Festival Regional Tour, Mallacoota, Eaglehawk, Nhill, Camperdown, July 2014
    Big Sur International Short Film Screening Series, Big Sur, July 2014
    Melbourne International Animation Festival, Melbourne, June 2014
    Strange Beauty Film Festival, Durham, June 2014
    Pineapple Underground Film Festival, Hong Kong, June 2014
    Brooklyn Film Festival, New York, May 2014
    Mountainfilm, Telluride, May 2014
    International Animation Film Festival Golden Kuker, Sofia, May 2014
    Global Visions Film Festival, Edmonton, May 2014
    Green Film Festival, Seoul, May 2014
    St Kilda Film Festival, Melbourne, May 2014
    San Francisco Green Film Festival, San Francisco, May 2014
    Australian International Animation Festival, Wagga Wagga, May 2014
    DOXA Documentary Film Festival, Vancouver, May 2014
    Future Film Festival, Bologna, April 2014
    Athens International Film Festival, Athens, April 2014
    International Wildlife Film Festival, Missoula, April 2014
    ANIMFEST, Athens, March 2014
    SXSW Films for the Forest, Austin, March 2014
    Tricky Women, Vienna, March 2014
    Cinequest, San Jose, March 2014

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    ‘Way out’, my MA graduation film, is inspired by ‘Alone Together’ by Sherry Turkle and a reflection of modern life in this digital age. The exaggerated contrast between emotionless citizens and characterized phones reveals our over-­‐dependence on virtual communication. A dramatic and extreme consequence shows a negative attitude, for which no one can escape the trend of technology that originally comes from the endless appetence of human beings.

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