Ruin (2011) - In a future where cities have crumbled and been reclaimed by nature we join a lone man exploring the ruins of the company Haven Nanosystems. Recovering a locked container he seems to have found what he was looking for, which is information relating to the quarantined Facility B. Unfortunately just as located by a robotic drone and the race to escape is on.
“Ruin” barely looks animated. Aside from the few close-ups of the hero’s face and hands, he looks like a real person—largely because he’s moving so fast and is so close to getting killed at any second that there’s not much time to think about how he and everything around him is computer-generated. (Besides, most live-action blockbusters these days have CGI-heavy action sequences anyway.) “Ruin” is a polished spectacle, putting the viewer in the place of a desperate man who’s in mortal peril—and in constant, rapid motion. While the film shows nothing of Ball’s skill with actors, dialogue, or storytelling, it does show a rare grasp of action choreography and effects. Once the film kicks into gear, it rockets off, hugging every curve tightly.
Dji. Death Fails (2012) - Agent of Death Dji has to take the soul of a dying man! Dji. Death Fails (2012) - Dji is an unusual death. The Dark Knight has appeared in a different form. No, he is not white and fluffy. Dji is just terribly unlucky. All he has to do is to take the soul of a dying man. But the screenwriters prepared some obstacles for Dji. Will he manage to overcome them? You'll see. A [...]
"Trouble Brewing" is an animated short film starring a protective nanny goat, her rambunctious kid, and a mysterious troll. The film is in production at Cogswell Polytechnical College in the heart of Silicon Valley California.Project X Productions is a unique, project-based course that exposes Cogswell students to every element of animation production, allowing them to hone their skills and experi [...]
The Offering is an award-winning short animated film created in almost two years by a group of very dedicated Cogswell College (www.cogswell.edu) students. Since it's completion in 2010, The Offering has screened at over thirty international film festivals and been proclaimed as an amazing piece of art and cinema. The Offering's production value is so high and comparable to Hollywood films that it [...]
Trashonauts - Animated DelightTrashonauts is made by a Filmmaker Jack Corpening. This fantastic short is dedicated to human space flight, animal rescue, and cleaning up pollution, with a nifty musical homage to 2001: A Space Odyssey. It is the most adorably animated little magnet ever.About Project: Kickstarter funded 3D animated short film thesis about a grumpy space garbage man who happens upon [...]
Initium (2013) - One Man is the Only Chance in Saving The World from Threating Disaster!Plot: John Carson has been dispatched to prevent the disaster that's threatening Earth. Time is running out. The film was made as a project for the ArtFx school of special effects and 3D animation.A noble mission. A dramatic challenge. And a terrible - for its significance - run. A well crafted animation and ma [...]
Plot:Two octopuses fight for their lives with a stubborn restaurant cook in a comical escape through the streets of a small Greek village.>So this was an oscar nominee. But it's very unlike other oscar nominated shorts I know about. It is not a serious film. It's just that it is enjoyable. I like it because it's really well made. The stunts were more realistic than full length action films. But th [...]