SIGGRAPH ASIA 2008 Highlights
AIAF Co-Director, Malcolm Turner, sat on the SIGGRAPH Asia 2008 Jury which gave him the chance to sift through more than 1000 pieces of the world's best digital animation. In a specially curated selection of works drawn directly from this experience, Turner brings us a program that showcases the best of SIGGRAPH Asia 2008 as well as some of the overlooked gems that alluded the jury consensus.
Featured in AIAF2009Program Type: Films
Henrik Bjerregaard Clausen
The only thing that makes long intergalactic journeys bearable is the lovely flight attendants.
A digital recreation and re-imagining of the form and shape of books and paper.
United StatesRuntime: 2:50
A veritable, super detailed line-drawn visual avalanche.
United StatesRuntime: 0:59
Touring with a rock band is definitely not for the faint hearted.
United KingdomRuntime: 1:34
|Wizard of OS: The Fish Incident
The animated abstract diary entries of a surrealist artist.
|Orangina 'Natrually Juicy'
Fred & Farid
A deer and a lion join forces in the quest for refreshment.
United KingdomRuntime: 0:00
An eye-popping demo of some sophisticated fluid animating software.
A lightspeed photo collage rendition and re-engineering of a stark urban environment.
Lee Seung Wook
Despite the persistence of the rest of the solar system, one planet remains obstinately outer,
South KoreaRuntime: 5:18
An uncommunicative man is transformed into a cow-bodied monster and learns his lesson.
A film that pushes an animated imagination right through the speed barrier.
|Angkor Ruins - The Bayon Temple And Its Faces
A 3D simulated rebuilding of a lost Asian temple.
|Fly Out Blue
An Esheresque, absorbing 3D film capturing the freedom of flight.
|This Way Up
Smith & Foulkes
There's a right and a wrong way to deal with the soon-to-be-buried. And then there's the way these two accident prone undertakers go about it....
United KingdomRuntime: 8:38