Welcome to our city - to our world - of books. This is where we live.
A film for 4th Estate Publishers' 25th Anniversary. Produced by Apt Studio and Asylum Films.
The film was produced in stop-motion over 3 weeks in Autumn 2008. Each scene was shot on a home-made dolly by an insane bunch of animators; you can see time-lapse films of each sequence being prepared and shot in our other films.
"BIG BANG BIG BOOM:
an unscientific point of view on the beginning and evolution of life ... and how it could probably end.
direction and animation by BLU
production and distribution by ARTSH.it
sountrack by ANDREA MARTIGNONI
many thanks to (in random order):
xm24 bologna, csoa mezzacanaja, ericailcane, robert rebotti, andrea bagni, paper resistance, studiocromie, rifrazioni festival, sasso passo, sibe, festival de cine experimental de maldonado (uruguay), gianluigi toccafondo, orilo, maria de brea, bs as stencil, run don't walk, franco fasoli, modo infoshop, pietro and icone festival, doma, cesare romani, popup festival and all the blu's family
Directed by Steven Briand - email@example.com, at partizan during a two months intership.
South by Southwest (SXSW) 2012 / Austin, Texas, 2012
Moving Silence 2012 / Athens, Greece, 2012
Disposable Film Festival 2012 / San Francisco, USA, 2012
Very Short International Film Festival 2012 / Paris, France, 2012
Brasil Stop Motion Festival 2012 / Pernambuco, Brazil, 2012
Cortoons Festival 2012 / Rome, Italy
ANCA International Animation Festival 2013 / Zilina, Slovakia, 2013
Anima Mundi 2013 / Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 2nd, 2013 & Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2013
with Luca Fiore
music by Nodey & Omar
sound design by Moritz Reich
Produced by Partizan Films
with the help of Nathalie Lapicorey, Zeynep Gizem De Loecker, Benoit Masson, Vincent Nguyen, François Colou et Fabien Chambert
An explorer adventures into an unknown world, yet it seems that he has been there before.
A short animated film directed by Malcolm Sutherland in 2010. With music by Alison Melville and Ben Grossman, and foley by Leon Lo. Sound design / mix by Malcolm Sutherland.
The animation is all hand-drawn; a mix of drawing / pastels on paper and digital animation with Toonboom Studio and a wacom cintiq tablet, assembled in After Effects 7 and edited in Sony Vegas 8.