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The music clip for Bjork's All is Full of Love features a pair of white robots embracing in a way that is compellingly human. Like many of Chris Cunningham's music clips, this one has created controversy, but as Cunningham stated jokingly in Times/Metro magazine: "I don't think there are any rules ... Read more
In this hilarious computer animation, directed by Glen Dunstan and produced through the Animation and Interactive Media course at RMIT, a skeletal bird in a natural history museum dreams of flying. Delusions of flight, however, come to a crashing conclusion. ... Read more
Through the gateway of an oven, an errant moth leads an elderly rabbit to a brighter existence in this beautifully executed animation. The script, lighting and music score for Bunny are carefully orchestrated. Writing the script over a number of years, Chris Wedge was determined not to make any ... Read more
Flux interweaves multiple layers of sound and images to produce an evocative reflection on relationships, love and grief. With a background in fine arts, Michaela French has written and directed a number of short films using computer animation and traditional filmmaking techniques. ... Read more
Kyle Cooper's title sequences are often such a dramatic entree to a film, they prompted one critic to say: "Forget the Film, Watch the Titles." The sequences often form a metaphor for the theme of the film: they encapsulate the story, provide a taster or present significant symbols. ... When ... Read more
killer.berlin.doc combines a documentary realism focussing on Berlin with a fictional narrative about ten people playing a game of 'killer'. In the game, no-one knows the others' identify and each is both perpetrator and victim. This cyclical element and the seemingly random exploration of ... Read more
Niki Bern's film Midas uses live characters in a page-turning 3D 'pop-up' environment to create a surreal fairytale. Narrated by Zoe Carides, the film utilises con­temporary digital computer effects while alluding visu­ally to picture books, the traditional mode of storytelling. ... Read more
Millennium Bug explores satirical definitions for a decayed millennium. Words such as "jork" are defined as "any variety of genetically tailored meat product" and the accompanying vision shows a zucchini-like slug moving backwards through a black and white urban wasteland. ... Images for the film ... Read more
Seamlessly combining 3D animation and traditional filmmaking, this short film tells of a nocturnal war between two mosquitoes and a man deprived of sleep. Mozzie humourously gives an insect's perspective on an experience all too familiar for Australians on a hot summer night. ... Read more
Produced on a low budget using Photoshop, Illustrator and Macromind Director, Process ot Becoming is an exploration of symbolic forms based on the body. Shapes resembling body parts, insects and mandalas evolve and blend in a loose theme of regeneration. ... Process of Becoming is part of a large ... Read more
A child is enchanted by an old man's butterfly fractal invention but is lured into a television nightmare of dis­turbing sounds and invading images. In this film, Jonathon Hairman has created an environment in a warm cinematic style which is inhabited by the two computer-generated characters ... Read more
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