We still can’t believe it, but it actually happened… IT IS REAL!
“Espero?” just got accepted at the Festival international du film d’animation d’Annecy 2014, one of the most prestigious animation festivals worldwide! I’m so looking forward to attending this event!
The Official Selection can be found here: http://www.annecy.org/annecy-2014/festival/official-selection:fe
It can be found online as well (but, unfortunately, it’s only in Italian):
Two pages dedicated to our “Espero?” in the new issue of 3D World magazine! FABULOUS!
This demo reel showcases the animated shorts I’ve been working on as director, animator and story artist in the past few years. Hope you like it! ;)
Poly Superstar! After winning three awards at the BFX Festival Competition (including Best Film), “Poly’s Feast” got some press attention! The “parents” are of course very proud! :D
Many thanks to “Bournemouth Daily Echo”, “20 Minuti” and “L’Informatore” for their interest.
Also, we got several interesting articles published online. Have a look:
CG Society: http://www.cgsociety.org/index.php/CGSFeatures/CGSFeatureSpecial/polys_feast
Chaos Group: http://www.chaosgroup.com/en/2/envyspot.html?i=46
On the occasion of Bournemouth University graduation ceremony (which took place last Friday in Bournemouth), Blue-Zoo Animation assigned the Blue-Zoo Productions Award for Best Major Project to our “Espero? (Hope?)”!!!
Team GAIA feels very very proud and grateful. :-)
A baby Cyclops thinks he can take on some soldiers…
POSEIDON is comprised of students from the NCCA@Bournemouth University:
Henrik Lervåg Linnes
A quote from Ed Hooks (http://www.edhooks.com/):
“I like it. The action stayed a half step ahead of me the whole time, and I always enjoy that feeling. There is a lot of creative confidence on display. It appears that you guys achieved what you set out to do, and good on you! Fun.”
BFX is a 6 week student competition which sees teams of 4-6 tasked with creating a stunning 2-D or 3-D visual effects or animation sequence, based on a passage from classic literature. You will be mentored by experts from the leading British studios including Framestore, Double-Negative, The Mill, MPC, Realise Studios, Hibbert Ralph Animation and Cinesite. The best individuals on the winning teams will be given the opportunity to take up internships at some of the studios taking part in BFX. The Competition is the sister event to the BFX Animation and VFX Festival in Bournemouth, UK.
More information: http://www.bfxfestival.com/competition/