Monday, July 2, 2012

reverso and happy life

These two short animated films seem like a great way to kick off the week. Both represent very different, yet quite lovely, styles of animation, but what truly ties them together is that each presents a fascinating story, unique charters and wonderful details that are absolutely not to be missed.

Barney lives with his father, Walter, in a little suburban house. He tries to live a normal life even though Barney is different: His sense of gravity is inverted...

Reverso from ArtFx on Vimeo.

While the upside-down thing certianly has been done before, it's difficult not to be charmed by Reverso, a beautiful and bittersweet animated film by Kimberly Honma, Clément Lauricella and Arthur Seguin, from ArtFx.

(Via The Design Ark)

At a stormy, rainy night, a boy named “EGG” lays an egg from which a monster is born. The boy, terrified, throws her into the forest. However this bizarre incident repeats every night, which leads EGG to feels like a monster himself, and his life gets more isolated…

Happy Life from SUN EGG on Vimeo.

It may sounds like the beginning to a tragedy, but as the name suggests, Happy Life is certainly anything but. Created by the duo Xin Sun and Yun Li, who work together as SUN & EGG, this uplifting little film features adorable little monsters who will make you want to get up and dance.


1 comment:

  1. Thanks for sharing, I agree with what you're saying. I feel like we are all too busy thinking about what has been rather than what is happening.


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