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    --- http://www.astigmatismo-shortfilm.com ---

    1-minute exercise film made in the animation school "La Poudrière"

    Music by Silvia Filus
    Sound design by Pierre Sauze
    Production: La Poudrière

    more info at:
    http://www.troshinsky.com/samareeng.html

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  2. If you like the film, please consider supporting my work by purchasing a full HD copy from my website: http://www.astigmatismo-shortfilm.com

    Watch the Making Of video:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RX5Csypuj8

    "Astigmatismo"

    An animation short film by Nicolai Troshinsky

    Music by Shogun Kunitoki
    Sound design by Pierre Sauze
    Character design by Gina Thorstensen
    Background design by Cecilia Ramieri

    Experimental animation Award – Animatou
    Best Visuals – Animated Dreams
    Best Debut Film - Primanima
    Best technique – Animage
    Most innovative animation – Giraf
    Special Prize – Hiroshima Animation Festival
    Special jury prize – Krok Animation Festival
    Special jury prize – Malaga Spanish Film Festival
    Special mention – Zagreb Animafest
    Special mention - Cinanima
    Special mention – Fantoche
    Special mention – Interfilm Berlin
    Special mention – Balkanima
    Special mention – Bradford Animation Festival
    Special mention – Supertoon
    Special mention – Animasivo
    Audience Award – Rush Process

    Official selections:

    2013:

    Annecy, Fest Anca, Encounters, London International Animation Festival, Guanajuato International Film Festival, Chilemonos, Linoleum, Anibar, Animation Bloc Party, DOK Leipzig, Fantoche, Milano Film Festival, Message to Man, AnimEst, Animanima, Belo Horizonte, Animatou, SoDak Animation, La Guarimba, Uppsala International Film Festival, CutOut Fest, Cinanima, Bradford Animation Festival, Animage, Filma Oviedo, Sitges, Balkanima, Bankaluka Anima, Giraf, Primanima, L´Alternativa, Alcine, Tindirindis, Fida, Interfilm Berlin, Golden Orchid, Sommets du Cinema d'Animation, Animateka, 3D Wire, Etiuda & Anima, Anilogue, ReAnimania,

    2014:

    Sundance Film Festival, Anima, Ciné-court animé, Rotterdam Film Festival, Monstra, Animex, Animated Exeter, Offscreen, Creatrivas, Flatpack Film Festival, International Trickfilm-Festival Stuttgart, Dallas International Film Festival, Filmfest Dresden, Festival de Cine de Málaga, Nashville Film Festival, Future Film Festival, Animafest Zagreb, Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, Athens Animfest, Toronto Animation Arts Festival International, L´Inconnu Festival, Animayo, Northwest Animation Festival, Leiden International Short Film Experience, Olhar de Cinema – Curitiba Int’l Film Festival, Rooftop Films, Seattle International Film Festival, Bang Awards, LA Film Fest, Southside Film Festival, CinemaJove, Hiroshima International Animation Festival, New Horizons International Film Festival, Animasivo, Supertoon, Concorto, Krok, Chicago International Film Festival, Tallgrass film festival, Philadelphia Film Festival, Animated Dreams

    "A boy, having lost his glasses, can only see one thing in focus at a time. His sight gets attracted by the sounds that surround him. He will have to explore a blurry world of unknown places and strange characters."

    “Astigmatismo” is a short-film about the feeling of being lost. This feeling is created thanks to an extreme blur effect, leaving only a very tiny space in focus. The focus shifts and moves rhythmically, synchronized with the sounds and the music, revealing a constantly changing landscape.

    The optical effect of blur is at the core of the film, so to make this effect as beautiful and authentic as possible "Astigmatismo" is shot in a 5-level multiplane using a special lens. The animation involves cut-out marionettes and paint on glass. Everything is entirely made by hand and there are no post production effects.

    It is, however, computer-assisted. The camera and the lens were entirely controlled by computer making it possible to adjust the focus and the depth of field with extreme precision, allowing for a variety of focus effects that wouldn't have been possible to create otherwise. In this way, the film combines old school animation techniques with recent advances in camera technology.

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  3. A series of flipbooks tell the sad story of the Black Dog.

    An Animate Projects commission for Channel 4 in association with Arts Council England.

    BRITISH ANIMATION AWARDS, Best Short Film, 2010
    KROK ANIMATED FILM FESTIVAL, Diploma (Films up to 5min), 2011
    KINOFILM, MANCHESTER SFF, Best Animation, 2010
    KLIK! AMSTERDAM, Design Award, 2009
    FLIP ANIMATION FESTIVAL, Best UK Film, 2009

    http://www.smalltimeinc.com

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  4. http://www.derconnyihrpony.de

    video
    /robert pohle
    /martin hentze

    text
    /gabriel vetter

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  5. Awardee at FLIPT! 2010 - 3rd Austrian FlipBook Festival
    http://www.daumenkino.at

    by Pascal Cloetta

    # vimeo.com/13095633 Uploaded 1,507 Plays 0 Comments

_installation _flipbook _animation

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