Motion Weekly 19

Jul 15, 2016 at 09:15 pm by nickcharles

Motion Weekly

The Motion Weekly is a showcase of awe-inspiring short films, animation and motion graphic works from around the web. Some pieces featured have been created by professional studios, while others may be personal works. May this weekly segment serve to inspire you.


Brilliant stop-motion film! Fantastic concept and incredible cinematography. If you like stop-motion, you will be blown away by this little film.

OSSA from IMBRO on Vimeo.

"All the world is a stage". In this theater the dance of a puppet, destructured in time and space, shows us the mechanisms that pulls the strings.

Director and animator: Dario Imbrogno
Cinematography: Giancarlo Morieri
Music and sound design: Enrico Ascoli
Postproduction: Emilio Sapia
produced by Withstand


Excellent story and incredible animation.

A shipwrecked fisherman is led to a dark secret within this short thriller.

This film was supported by the Frameworks scheme.

A big thank you to IFB, RTE & BAI for their continual support of the Frameworks scheme and their overall support for Animation in Ireland. We'd also like to thank Enterprise Ireland and their CSF fund that allowed us to build the tools & technology that we needed to create this film. Finally, a massive thank you to all the crew who worked on this film and helped us get it over the line.

Winner Best Animated Sequence - Galway Film Fleadh Winner Best Cinematography - Spark Animation Festival Winner Best Irish Short Film - Audi Dublin International Film Festival Official selection - Dingle International Film Festival Nomination & International Premiere at SXSW Winner of Best Animation - Irish Film & Television Academy awards Official selection for Animafest Zagreb Winner of Best Animation - Fastnet Film Festival Official selection for Palm Springs Official selection for Odense International Film Festival Official selection for Badalona Film Festival Official selection for Milano Film Festival

Directed by Alex Sherwood, Ben Harper and Sean Mullen. Produced by Daniel Spencer. Post Production and Sound Service by Mutiny Post, Dublin. Voice Actors: Cormac O'Sullivan, Remy Purtill. Production Executive: Emma Scott Executive Producer for RTE: Pauline McNamara Head of Film and International Arts for the Arts Council: Fionnuala Sweeney Shorts Co-ordinator for the Irish Film Board: Jill McGregor

This film was funded by Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board, Raidio Teilifís Éireann/RTÉ, the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon and the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland/BAI

Naughty Princess

Beautiful animation, and hilarious ending. Loved the look of this film.

Naughty Princess is a short tale about a geeky young lad who builds a catapult to launch himself towards the princess in the tower. The story is set in a different time period but still reflects on a modern issue and is intended to be light hearted and fun while maintaining its impactful motive.

Produced as a Final Major Project at Bournemouth University (NCCA) 2016.

The Foley Artist

Clever and funny. Too good not to share.

How to Sound Design Your Life
The Foley Artist sees a master of sound at work on a fashion film. If you've ever wanted to see the chasm between the finished product and the extraordinary lengths taken to produce it, this short is for you.

Director: Oliver Holms
Creative Direction: Hettie Griffiths, Rob Jarvis
Concept: Oliver Holms
Script: Oliver Holms, Hettie Griffiths and Rob Jarvis
Producers: John Brown, Danielle Harvey
Girl: Georgia Waters
Foley Artist: Ian Macnaughton
Director of Photography: Rob Jarvis
Editor: Hettie Griffiths
1st AD: Tim Dayman
Art Director: Katie Macgregor
Camera Assistant: Graeme Watt
Lighting Assistants: Jay Maude, Nicholas Bentham and Gwenaëlle Trannoy
Stylist: Nic Jottkandt Sound: Maciej Miskiewicz
Hair & Makeup: Philippe Miletto
Animal Handler: Trevor Smith
Colourist: Oisin O'Driscoll at The Mill
Composer: James Pickering
Sound Design: Paul Darling
Special thanks to: Laura & Sebastian Frisk, Lauren Rowles, Eli at Stars Lane Studio, The Mill, Pixi Pixel and ThreefourSnap

Showreel Pick of the Week

This week's Showreel Pick is from Jan Sladecko. Jan's work shows expert use of After Effects and Cinema 4D.

All shots are made with After Effects and Cinema4D. In couple of them is used x-particles, TFD and Octane.

My name is Jan Sladecko (alias Slejdy), I have over 6 years experience as a professional Motion Designer and VFX artist. I love motion design and my 2 years experience as a digital compositor on feature films means I can easily integrate motion graphics with live action shots. During my time as a freelance artist I have worked in broadcast TV shows, commercials, music videos and fulfilled the role of VFX supervisor on music video shoots.

I am always happy to be a part of new and interesting projects.

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