RED is a sleekly rendered CG animated noir with references and nods to several other classics of the same genre. The story follows a serial killer, his red-dress-wearing victims, and a crime scene photographer in a landscape of dim lighting and contorted / skewed architecture (did I mention that this was noir?) Directed by Alexandre Charleux, Amaury Brunet, Ning Zhang, and Victoria Bruneel from the Supinfocom university (Valenciennes branch).

Official description can be read as follows:

“In the dark districts of the metropolis, a mysterious serial killer strikes down red dressed women. Del, a crime scene photographer, has lost his own wife in the human hecatomb. Through the silence of the streets at night, he is about to encounter the next victim, followed by a strange man…”

You can check out the full stream for RED down at the bottom of this page.

RED, 2011