This is based on a science fiction short story by Jacek Dukaj, winner of the Janusz A. Zajdel Award in 2000; and of a 2002 short animated movie by Tomasz Bagiński, based on the story. The film was nominated in 2002 for the Academy Award for Animated Short Film for the 75th Academy Awards. The movie won the title of Best Animated Short at Siggraph 2002 in San Antonio as well as several other awards.
“I hate music videos” is my standard disclaimer. But this really sweet video produced by Pomp & Clout for Khruangbin is Yet Another Exception:
The animation in Ephemere is simply wonderful. What it is about? …perhaps an evolutionary praxis makes perfect…
by Ryan Woodward.
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Directed & Animated by Valere Amirault, Jean Delaunay, Sarah Laufer, Benjamin Mattern.
These days, I mostly play Klondike Solitaire, but I did play various versions of the Mario game in decades past, when I had access to it. I still play, several times a year, a Pacman knock-off from the 1980s, “3-Demon”.
A very strange “love story of a mannequin hopelessly infatuated by her shopkeeper.”
The 1930s gangs of New York, as an animated musical:
Talk about toxic masculinity!