Tag Archives: Animation

Filmmaker Interview: Alê Abreu (Boy And The World)

Filmmaker Interview: Alê Abreu (Boy And The World)

Cuca’s cozy rural life is shattered when his father leaves for the city, prompting him to embark on a quest to reunite his family. The young boy’s journey unfolds like a tapestry, the animation taking on greater complexity as his small world expands. Entering civilization, industrial landscapes are inhabited by animal-machines, with barrios of decoupage

Manhattan Film Festival Sets NYC Premiere of Machinima Romance ‘Plato’s Reality Machine’

‘PLATO’S REALITY MACHINE’ will have it’s hometown premiere at the Manhattan Film Festival on Tuesday, July 1st at the Quad Cinema. The NYC-set cyberpunk romance stars up-and-comers Trieste Kelly Dunn (BANSHEE), Carolina Bartczak (BRICK MANSIONS) and Mackenzie Davis (THAT AWKWARD MOMENT, HALT AND CATCH FIRE) and features an original score from industrial music legend Raymond

2014 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Elizabeth Swados (Co Director – ‘My Depression: The Up and Down and Up Of It’)

HBO’s ‘MY DEPRESSION: THE UP AND DOWN AND UP OF IT’ is the engaging personal journey of acclaimed theater director/composer Elizabeth Swados‘ decades-long struggle with depression. Poignant yet humorous, this animated short film takes an often-misunderstood condition and brings greater clarity to it, illuminating the symptoms, emotions and side effects associated with depression. From masking

VICE Releases Animated “The Grandmaster” Kung Fu Lesson Videos

Last week to celebrate the release of ‘The Grandmaster‘, the highly anticipated new film by Wong Kar Wai, VICE teamed up with former Marvel and IDW editor, Andy Schmidt, along with artists Chris Evenhuis, Giacomo Keison Bevilacqua and Chee Yang Ong and released a stunning animated web comic.  Following the movie’s plot, the rich media enabled comic is

NEWFILMMAKERS NY @ Anthology Film Archives – 9/4 & 9/5

NewFilmmakers is an internationally recognized screening series and over the past fourteen years has screened over 600 feature and 2,000 short films. NewFilmmakers screens a wide range of films including animation, documentaries, shorts, and features. Many are films and videos overlooked by traditional film festivals. This week see’s NewFilmmakers present an extended 2-day program spanning