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An office stiff wakes up in an alley mysteriously covered in blood. In the aftermath, he attracts the attention of his beautiful coworker, granting him a new lease on life …but something strange is afoot.
Back in 1993, The Junky’s Christmas by William S. Burroughs, was made into a short claymation film. It was directed by Nick Donkin and Melodie McDaniel, produced by Francis Ford Coppola, and narrated by Mr. Burroughs himself. If you haven’t already watched it, it’s a treat for Burroughs and animation fans alike.
You can watch the short film in its entirety below:
h/t Dangerous Minds.
One man’s cross-Atlantic journey reveals the truth about electronics recycling.
h/t Laughing Squid.
The Missing Scarf was recommended to me via Disinfo tips.
“One of the year’s most successful short films is now available online. The animated dark-comedy, masquerading as a classic kid-friendly morality-tale, has racked up 16 international awards, including honours from the San Francisco Film Festival, Savannah Film Festival, Valladolid Film Festival and others, as well as a nomination for the upcoming European Film Awards. The project’s biggest triumph of the year has been landing a place on the Academy Awards shortlist. The film was then selected to participate in the Oscar theatrical release, screening in more than 300 theatres throughout N.America. The film was directed by Eoin Duffy and produced by Jamie Hogan in conjunction with Belly Creative Ltd., The Irish Film Board, RTE and The Arts Council, along with narration by pop culture icon George Takei.”
5am film at 8:30am: good morning East Coast! Enjoy this film about Satanic school kids.
“Alone in the desert, a class of Satanic children goes about their day.”
This was submitted to me via the Disinfo Contact Form.
“Butter Fingers” explores some of the more unique items you might not want to let slip through your fingers. Let’s face it, if you can’t relate to dropping at least a handful of the items pictured, then you’re either utilizing duct-tape to it’s fullest potential or it was you who dropped the grenade. Condolences.
Creating “Butter Fingers” was no easy task and entirely a labor of love for the better part of 2 years. Finding time during evenings and weekends, until all hours of the morning occasionally, holidays etc. until the ground was filled with all the bits and pieces of unlucky items.
Brink is a minimalist romance amidst floating objects – a love story eloquently framed by a futuristic catastrophe. What would happen if we slowly lost gravity on Earth? Who would you tie yourself to?
Probably one of the more captivating films I’ve chosen to showcase. Not a lot of dialogue, but powerful nonetheless.
From the Vimeo page:
This is my graduate project in ‘Graphic Design’ at the HIT college in Israel.
My thesis is that nothing is original, therefore, none of the materials presented in the project were made by me.
All of the 469 photos used in this video were taken out of Google’s image bank.