BLENDING live-action characters into animated environments is one of the most interesting intersections at which a number of creative and technical pathways cross. Chosen from the 2,900 entries, this program showcases a diverse collection of responses to the BLEND challenge.
Featured in AIAF2014Program Type: Films
A simple trip to the grocery store becomes an exercise in pushing through, morphing with and trying to unglue herself from everybody she encounters.
|De Terre Et d'Encre
Having molded his double in clay, the man watches as this new version goes about de-sculpting itself as a reaction to man who created it.
Moritz Mugler, Nikolai Maderthoner
Cleverly rendered in string, two cowboys face in the main street in the best way that cowboys know how.
Maxime Leduc, Martin Ruyant, Michel Samreth
The end - when it comes - is never simple or predicable, especially in the movies. A plethora of classic movie ends reanimated into a meta-narrative.
A young man wanders, invisible, amongst his friends as they come to terms with his apparent death. Depicted entirely in a subtly captivating cut-up photo style.
The mind is a labyrinth of pathways and corridors, each one reacting differently to being locked up and trapped.
Something has gone wrong. Medicines bought on-line have brought about distinctly unintended consequences and a mess has to be cleaned up. But what - exactly - is the real mess?
Country: United Kingdom
Francis Blaise, the long retired jazz great from the peculiar man-made planet Caelestis, returns for one last concert at the luxuriously appointed venue Heaven's Vanguard. Not to be missed.