EK Interview: Carl Burton

Back near the end of September 2012 I stumbled upon a short film entitled SHELTER (posted here). At first, it was a nostalgic blow to the head for me, but as soon as the film progressed further and further into its purely visual / non-dialogue-driven form of storytelling, I was hooked. My expectations were continually…

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MIRAGE

Frederic Kokott‘s MIRAGE is a short film / music video that depicts the overlay of a metropolis and its natural surroundings. Two settings that counter each other in more logical terms, but seen here juxtaposed in geometrical / colorful likeness. Merry New Years!

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EK Interview: Kevin Margo

Kevin Margo is a VFX / CG extraordinaire currently working at Blur Studios in Los Angeles, California, who recently made his directorial debut with the sci-fi influenced short entitled GROUNDED. I had the opportunity to do a bit of Q&A with Mr. Margo about his latest endeavors, current career choices, and personal creative insights. Check out…

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Die Eierbrecher

Germany-based animator / illustrator / filmmaker Emanuel Strixner tells the tale of two closely connected creatures gambling away their senses, in the 2006 short film Die Eierbrecher. A darkly humorous story of life and death driven by its strictly visual detail and non-existent dialogue. Produced in cooperation with Filmakademie BW.

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Forward Unto Dawn

The wonderful and diligent creatives over at Polynoid (featured extensively in a March interview, our EK Top 100 Artists of 2011, and two other posts for their works Loom and Future Self) are at it again with their latest efforts prominently shown in the opening cinematic sequences for the HALO 4 web series Forward Unto…

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War

The latest music video from a collaborative effort by Blind Digital Citizen‘s and animation director Chris Dias‘ War reminds us once again about the chaotic and epochal forces of the day-to-day natural occurrences that happen space. Produced by Dias’ own creative hub Le Groupuscule.

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