Month: March 2019

Claudio Ravanelli: Progress on work with Progressive Metal band YGODEH.

In February we reported on Claudio Ravenelli diversifying into music production with a promotional video planned with Progressive Metal band YGODEH. Ravenelli, in turning his skills in this direction, demonstrating the need for independent film makers to cast their nets wide in the interests of variety, experience and survival. YGODEH had chosen well, we suggested, …

Turbine, written and animated by Alex Boya

A quite extraordinary film from Alex Boya and the National Film Board of Canada. Turbine is an animation, originating from monochrome drawings on paper and at only eight minutes long is another of the powerful short contributions for which the NFBC has become famous. Boya has succeeded in achieving significant and original insight into a …

I’m OK from Director and Animator Elizabeth Hobbs

  Elizabeth Hobbs takes on the life and work of Oskar Kokoschka (1886-1980), the Austrian artist, poet, essayist and playwright, for her six minute animated short film “I’m OK”. Using simple broad brush water colour artwork with a stop-motion approach Hobbs presents dozens of pictures that take us through Kokschka’s life with art, highly emotional …