Jon Toomey steps outside the mainstream with the exquisite THE GRAVEDIGGER’S TALE, which explores the wider cultural and emotional impact of mortality.
“WIND clings to its blustery motif, and consistently delights the viewer with the joys of animation throughout”. See it at Watersprite this weekend.
Hertzfeldt’s stories and animation style are simultaneously esoteric and full of mass appeal, writes Jon Toomey.
Jonathan Toomey experiences the extraordinary diversity of this leading UK animation festival.
Presented by Falmouth University, THE GRADUATE showcased a selection of the best animation created in educational institutions over the last couple of years. Jon Toomey reports back from ANIMATED EXETER.
As its Surrealist title suggests, 971 HORSES + 4 ZEBRAS is a confounding compilation of animations and experimental films co-curated by featured artists Jordan Baseman and Gary Thomas.
Jon Toomey reports back from Animated Exeter, the leading public animation festival in the UK. The opening film is RAY HARRYHAUSEN: SPECIAL EFFECTS TITAN!
A fascinating portrait of McCullin’s lifework describes the photographer’s experiences and dilemmas while capturing on film some of the worst human atrocities post World War II.
Dan Pinchbeck and Robert Briscoe’s unique and unconventional video game DEAR ESTHER could be considered a new form of participatory cinema, writes Jonathan Toomey.
INDIE GAME is a glowing testament to the current standard of independent game design: consumers produce better digital media than their mainstream counterparts, writes Jonathan Toomey.