1. A chance encounter proves fateful for 2 robots mining on a desolate planet.

    Contact: Hello@Jackanders.com

    NERDIST: nerdist.com/a-beautiful-animated-short-about-robot-teamwork/
    FAST COMPANY: fastcocreate.com/3050627/its-hard-to-believe-this-gorgeous-9-minute-robot-animation-is-a-student-thesis
    VICE: motherboard.vice.com/read/the-most-adorable-film-ever-made-about-the-perils-of-space-capitalism
    CARTOON BREW: cartoonbrew.com/cartoon-brew-pick/wire-cutters-by-jack-anderson-118527.html
    iO9: io9.com/two-mining-robots-prove-the-importance-of-teamwork-1728336665
    AV CLUB: avclub.com/article/cool-short-film-wire-cutters-features-cute-robots--224860
    POPULAR MECHANICS: popularmechanics.com/culture/movies/a17210/wire-cutters-animated-movie/
    THE MPLS EGOTIST themplsegotist.com/news/local/2015/september/1/jack-anderson-presents-wire-cutters
    BOING BOING bbs.boingboing.net/t/wire-cutters-a-wonderful-short-film-on-the-rough-lives-of-off-world-robot-miners/64847
    CG SOCIETY cgsociety.org/news/article/1084/wire-cutters
    SHORT OF THE WEEK shortoftheweek.com/2015/08/31/wire-cutters/
    HONEYWAGON CONFIDENTIAL: honeywagonconfidential.com/2015/09/07/jack-anderson-on-the-future-and-limitations-of-animation/
    3D TOTAL: 3dtotal.com/index_interviews_detailed.php?id=649#.VgBKvCBVhBd
    PHILLY VOICE: phillyvoice.com/sci-fi-short-wire-cutters-viral-robot-fable/
    THE GRAPHIC SLATE: thegraphicslate.com/animation/people-animation/student-film-wire-cutters-wins-hearts-across-the-world-wide-web/2015/09

    Created By: Jack Anderson
    Original Score By: Cody Bursch
    Sound Design By: Jackie! Zhou
    Additional Animation: Jen Re, Erica Robinson, Hunter Schmidt, Justine Stewart, Jacqueline Yee
    Additional FX: Danny Corona, Matthew Robillard, Tim Trankle
    Cloud FX: Chase Levin
    Colorist: Bryan Smaller
    Rigging: Katelyn Roland
    Advisor: Bill Kroyer

    FINALIST: 2015 Student Academy Awards
    FINALIST: 2015 Student BAFTA Film Awards

    Festivals & Markets:
    Santa Barbara International Film Festival
    Ottawa Film Festival
    Cleveland International Film Festival
    River Run International Film Festival
    LA Shorts Fest
    Rhode Island Film Festival
    Traverse City Film Festival
    New Hampshire Film Festival
    FIRST CUT 2014 @ DGA in Los Angeles & New York
    Fargo Film Festival
    Pune International Film Festival
    Omaha International Film Festival
    Sedona International Film Festival
    Independent Film Festival Of Boston
    Minneapolis International Film Festival
    Athens Animfest
    Cannes Short Film Corner
    Newport Beach International Film Festival
    River Film Festival
    Prescott Film Festival
    Free Range Film Festival
    Breckenridge Film Festival
    Fareham Arts Festival

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  2. An oscillating stream of light attempts to intrude on an arid natural landscape, abstract light and a living environment merge, reacting to the dynamics of the music.
    The luminous abstract forms are produced by a light-painting machine that, frame by frame, draws in a real environment the 3D animated figures.
    This is an experimental video created by Pablo Barquín, Junior Martínez, Nathan Grimes and Anna Diaz Ortuño.

    Pablo Barquín hamillindustries.com
    Junior Martínez trunk.me.uk/index.php/category/directors/junior/

    Creative Team:
    Pablo Barquín
    Anna Diaz Ortuño
    Nathan Grimes
    Junior Martínez

    Executive Producers:
    H.I. (Hamill Industries) & Floating Points
    Lead Producer:
    Anna Diaz Ortuño

    Director of Photography:
    Nathan Grimes
    Research & Technical Development:
    Pablo Barquín, H.I.

    H.I. Technical Assistant:
    Joan Recasens

    Anna Diaz Ortuño
    Lead Animators:
    Fernando Domínguez
    Wyz Borrero

    Luis “Inkclear” Redondo
    Concept Artists:
    Junior Martínez
    Michele Angelo

    Plants Set Decorators:
    Estudio Sauvage

    Post-production Team:
    Agus Verrastro
    Florent Bastide

    Production Assistants:
    Aida Busquets
    Lidia Arruego
    Digital Intermediate provided by RCO

    RCO Colorist:
    Seth Ricart

    RCO Producer:
    Marcus Lansdell

    Special thanks to:
    Fundación Rio Tinto, Ivan Rodriguez, 380 Monta Llum i Roda, Rab and Tanya Gordon, Chabeli Rodriguez, Marga Sardà, Alba Barneda, DVEIN, Agus Verrastro, Pamplona89, RCO, Laura Martinova, Pablo Hugo, Melissa, Saúl Narbona, Irina, Javo, Elsa Tejera, Jacinto Barquín, Marc Luelmo, Tinta, Cynthia, Sarah, Mita, Eric and specially to Sam for believing in this project since the very beginning.
    Shot in Río Tinto, Huelva & Hamill Industries Headquarters
    Barcelona, 2015
    (c) 2015 Pluto

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  3. Tron meets Hong Kong meets fixed gear cycles.
    What more can you want in a short film?!

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  4. Ferrolic was designed from a strong fascination for the magical material Ferro Fluid. The natural dynamics of this fluid makes that this display bridges the gap between everyday digital screens and tangible reality.

    Because the fluid behaves in a unpredictable way, it is possible to give the bodies perceived in the Ferrolic display a strong reference to living creatures. It is this lively hood that enables Ferrolic to show a meaning-full narrative like for instance having the creatures play tag. In addition the natural flow of the material, it can be used to form recognisable shapes and characters. Ferrolic uses these both layers in paralel in order to display scenes and transitions in an poetic, almost dance like, choregraphed way.

    Read more on ferrolic.com

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  5. This video is one of a series of videos in collaboration between m ss ng p eces and MIT Media Lab for the Knotty Objects Summit, the first MIT Media Lab Summit devoted to design.

    Curated by bunnie huang and Kevin Slavin. The phone lies at the foundation of 21st century human (and non-human) communication, and shapes these exchanges for the hand, for the eye, and in the mind.

    Director: Matthew Charof
    Executive Producer and Founder: Ari Kuschnir
    Executive Producers and Partners : Kate Oppenheim and Brian Latt
    Head of Production: Dave Saltzman

    Producer: Jonathan Figueroa
    Director of Photography: Dan Witrock

    Co.Mission Content
    Executive Producer: Harrison Winter
    Producer in Shenzhen: David Attali
    Director of Photography in Shenzhen: Nils Clauss

    Watch our other videos from the series!

    MIT Media Lab Knotty Objects: Brick -- vimeo.com/134128442
    MIT Media Lab Knotty Objects: Steak -- vimeo.com/134128441

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