Exploring the tension between Surface and Volume.
One gives birth to the other as white lines rise from
black space and give shape to invisible structures that
are driven by sound.
Inspired by the dazzle paintings of Edward Wadsworth
and powered by the energetic music of The Glitch Mob.
Directed and animated by Markus Feder.
Direction & Animation: Markus Feder
Music: The Glitch Mob
Track: “Fistful of Silence” from the Album “Drink the Sea”
Length: 2 min 50 sec
Available formats: HD 720p file, DVD
A story about the fire at the heart of suffering.
Bringing together dancers, musicians, visual artists and 3d animators, the film takes a critical look at current events. A mysterious figure travels aboard his boat through a dark and desolate landscape in his quest for inner peace.
Main softwares used: Maya, Vray, FumeFX, RealFlow
Download the wallpapers on our site. heliofant.com
Some of the stellar artists that worked on the short: strob.net, huguescoupal.com, sebastienlarroude.com, arnaudbrisebois.carbonmade.com, daverand.com
Thank you Boogie Studio of Montreal for color grading the film for festivals!!!
Animation is about half keyframe animation and half motion capture.
Motion capture recording by Lartech.
Winner Ocelot Robot Film Festival
Placed 14th/100 best of 2012 | Fubiz
The Future of Animation | SOTW Awards 2013
“3D Movie creation” best film distinction | 4th International Animated Short Film Festival “Ciné court animé”
Winner 3D award Bitfilm Festival - bitfilm.com/festival/
Selected for The One Show - oneclub.org/
Taafi - Toronto Animation Arts Festival International official selection (also selected for best of Taafi film screening)
Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2013 - official selection
20th Granada Short film festival - International Competition
UKMVA BEST BUDGET DANCE VIDEO- Nomination
BRITISH ANIMATION AWARDS- Bests music video nomination and public choice
Director/ Animator: Abbie Stephens (abbiestephens.co.uk)
Production Company: Beaucoup Films
DOP: Chris Lee
Producer: Esteban Gitton
Production Assistant: Omeed Rahmani-Khezri
2nd camera: Paul Storrie
Actor: James Clossick
Record Label: Join The Dots