Evening of Dance-Based Animation at Kinetic Cinema
FORTUNE (2006) -- 2:14 seconds Tel-Aviv-based animator Eric Lerner created this live action/CG animation that features the rhythmic ambulations of the stretchy Mr. Fortune as part of his graduation project at Bezalel Academy in Jerusalem. REMINISCENCE (2008) -- 3:30 minutes Video artist Morgan Beringer used a variety of rotoscoping styles (tracing over live-action video footage) to capture the unique movement patterns of jugglers and movement artists. TIMESCULPTURE (2008) -- 1:01 minutes Toshiba's TV ad builds on the bullet-time technique made famous by The Matrix. 200 HD camcorders captured a series of moving snapshots, which were then composited into a sequence of overlapping loops . Production Company: Hungry Man LTD, director: Mitch Stratten. TRASH DANCE (2008) -- 1:03 minutes Oliver Fergusson-Taylor, then pursuing a Masters in Digital Effects at Bournemouth University, created this mixed live-action and computer graphics animation featuring a 3D model constructed of discarded materials and the break dancing of Exlis Staddon. THE TRIPLETS OF BELLEVILLE (2003) -- 2:36 minute excerpt In a scene from this Academy Award-nominated animated feature, Madame Souza, while searching for her kidnapped grandson in a big metropolis, engages the Belleville Triplets in a song and dance number. Released in U.S. by Sony Pictures Classics. Courtesy of New Yorker Films. WANDERLUST (2008) -- 7:38 minutes Bjork's award-winning music video, which was created with puppets, live-action video and computer graphics, can be viewed in both 2D and stereoscopic 3-D. Directed by Encyclopedia Pictura, produced by Ghost Robot, choreographed by Chris Elam.