Policewoman Julia Forward is kidnapped by the Alekto Corporation and is being transported in a Body Transport Unit from Earth. Distraught and unaware of where she is, she awakens in a clearing surrounded by dense forest. Primitive armed warriors surround her and begin to close in. A chase proceeds but she is unable to flee and is captured.
She is taken to a Stoneage community, caged like an animal - their prisoner. Here she meets their depraved leader and space traveller, Olsndot. He is the only human that she can communicate with, here where ever she is. Tentatively he begins to trust her and finally reveals important information about the Corporation. Julia's world, as she knows it, is destroyed.
Alekto is a science fiction short film which invokes questions about conspiracy theories and the entire evolution of Man. An earthling is kidnapped into space, discovering parallel dimensions that she could have never imagined.
The story of a cartoon character and his struggles to get by in the real world due to an ever-present rain cloud above his head.
A graduation film directed and animated by James Lancett and Sean Weston, with music by Thomas E. Brown.
- Adobe Design Achivment Awards 2011 finalist.
- CatoonBrew Student Awards shortlist.
- Onedotzero- Adventures in Motion, new british tallent selection.
The Jockstrap Raiders is a Student Academy Award winning animated short film about a group of misfits during world war I. It takes place in Leeds, England where our heroes are all excluded from the war due to various abnormalities. Threatened by the invading German Kaiser and his army, they must learn to become a team and overcome their deficiencies in order to save Britain, and the world.
Completed at UCLA, it is Mark Nelson's MFA thesis project. The short has won many awards, including: Student Academy Award; Best Animation, British Animation Festival; Best Animation Macon Film Festival; Best Narrative Short GI Film Festival; Audience Award Orlando Film Festival.
Please check out the "Making of" video: vimeo.com/24575530
What if materials could defy gravity, so that we could leave them suspended in mid-air and freely control them? ZeroN is a physical and digital interaction element that floats and moves in space by computer-controlled magnetic levitation. Both the computer and people can move the ZeroN in the 3D space..
Jinha Lee, Rehmi Post, and Hiroshi Ishii
published at UIST 2011.
Jinha Lee, Rehmi Post, and Hiroshi Ishii. 2011. ZeroN: mid-air tangible interaction enabled by computer controlled magnetic levitation. In Proceedings of the 24th annual ACM UIST '11. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 327-336.