Second hand Sunday April 13th, 2014

The term “second hand” refers to the ticking hand on a clock; it also describes re-used items. Would you rather save time? Or save stuff? This film examines the imbalance and waste created by these modern obsessions. Made by Isaac King, this short is a winner of 9 international festivals. The technique was a mix of stop-motion and 2D drawing in Flash, combined in AfterEffects.

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Goodbye, mister de Vries Tuesday December 24th, 2013

Mister De Vries (93) sits at his window awaiting his death. Until one cold winter day he is surprised by the arrival of a parcel. When he subsequently sees a pigeon flying off he knows that this is no ordinary message. His time has come. Mister De Vries momentarily hesitates to open it. When he chances it, he finds his old Frisian skates. There’s only one thing to be done.
See also making-of for this short.

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London’s Hero Sunday October 20th, 2013

London’s Hero is an animation collaboration featuring six of London’s best animation studios, hosted at ZED, HP’s Pop-Up Studio in London’s central SOHO from the 25th of September through the 16th of October. Each studio team animated a different life stage of London’s newest superhero.

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