Digital Panorama (2010)

AIAF's annual update on the digital domain within the animating community. A collection of films reflecting the outstanding results creative animators are extracting from the tools of their trade.

Featured in AIAF2010
Program Type: Films
Content Rating: Restricted (R 18+)
Jamie Raap

Peripetics - "the installation of an irreversible axis on a dynamic timeline". A film in six parts each entailing an imagination of different disoriented systems.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 3:15
Year: 2009
Harmonix: "The Beatles - Rock Band Intro Cinematic"
Pete Candeland

Pretty amazing, man! A sumptuously created soaring trip through the life and times of The Beatles - a joyous mix of magical imagery and the latest CG animating techniques from one of the great British masters of the art.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 2:34
Year: 2009
Slightly Fishy
James Cunningham

A nightmarish habitat inversion pits a series of sea creatures against a man trying to make his way home.

New Zealand
Runtime: 2:31
Year: 2010
NASA "A Volta"
Alexei Tylevich

Another day, another drug-deal gone wrong in this eye-popping fiesta of ultra-violence set in an 8-Bit isometric metropolis.

United States
Runtime: 4:21
Year: 2009
Fly On The Window
Nikita Diakur

It's all a matter of perspective. A swooping, veering flight through a group of people who have little in common other than a common house-fly.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 7:06
Year: 2009
What I Have
Andrey Zhidkov

An eerie tale of intricately depicted isolation, this recounting of Borges' story, "The Disk", outlines the abstract fate of a woodcutter visited by a king.

Runtime: 10:44
Year: 2009
Jerome Boulbes

An evocative ritual combat between two masks searching for their true face.

Runtime: 7:35
Year: 2009
Please Say Something
David O'Reilly

One of the most talked about films of the last Ottawa festival. A troubled relationship between a Cat and Mouse is set in the distant future utlising an animation style that could be described as similarly futuristic.

Runtime: 10:00
Year: 2009
Francois Alaux, Herve de Crecy, Ludovic Houplain

Academy Award-winner produced by Autour de Minuit. An avalanche of logo imagery forms the very architectural DNA of a city in the grips of an evil clown on the run.

Runtime: 16:01
Year: 2009
Margherita Premuroso, Luca Da Rios

Four letters, 400,000 possibilities, only one is real. The latest thought-provoking CG masterpiece from one of the world's most accomplished and uncompromising CG animators.

Runtime: 16:32
Year: 2009