Hungarian director Krisztián Köves has released the trailer for his new 3D short film, Choice, which had its premier at the Cannes Film Festival last year. Check it out! [note this link is for the 2D version of the trailer]
Italo Calvino's "The Distance From the Moon" gets a charming animation treatment in this short film from Israel created by Shulamit Serfaty.
We thought we'd start the new year with something fun - and what can be more fun than this proof-of-concept trailer for a film about sushi chefs fighting sea monsters?
Israeli writer Nir Yaniv has created a charming stop-motion video to accompany the release of his new English-language short story collection, The Love Machine & Other Contraptions.
Cause it's Wednesday! New Chinese kung fu steampunk movie Kung Fu Zero.
No update tomorrow so we thought we'd leave you with something fun for the weekend! The film Impossible Dreams, written and directed by Shir Comay, based on the story "Impossible Dreams" by Tim Pratt. Israel, 2011. 22 minutes. In Hebrew, with English subtitles. Starring Ori Yaniv and Ayala Zilberman. The full film can be watched free on youtube.... Continue Reading →
From Wikipedia: Wonderful Days (also known as Sky Blue) is a South Korean animated science fiction film, released in 2003, written and directed by Kim Moon-saeng. It features backdrops rendered using photo-realistic computer-generated imagery. Wonderful Days is set in 2142. Environmental pollution has led to a breakdown of human civilization. A technologically advanced city named Ecoban was built and it harvests energy from... Continue Reading →
Tehran 2121 is an animated SF film from Iran, Directed by Bahram Azimi, who is otherwise "mostly known for the animated driving commercials he has made for the Iranian police." The film is "about the past and present of a 160-year-old man. The story of this animation takes place in the year 2121, when robots live... Continue Reading →
Over at SF Signal, Grady Hendrix talks about the history of Soviet science fiction films: The titles are what grab you: I Killed Einstein, Gentlemen; Dead Mountaineer’s Hotel; Who Wants to Kill Jessie?; To The Stars By Hard Ways;Ferat Vampire; Test Pilot Pirxa; Ikarie XB-1. A heady combination of ESL literalism, proletarian bluntness and purple exploitation prose, who could come up... Continue Reading →