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This week’s review is on Shinkai’s second short film, 星の声 Hoshi No Koe known in english as Voices of a Distant Star. This 25 minute short was actually one of the first films I had watched by Shinkai before I knew about Shinkai. Released in 2002, I don't think it is an exaggeration that

Have you heard of Yeojin Shin? I can't for the life of me figure out how I stumbled across her work but this New York based animator and illustrator has quite a colourful portfolio full of gorgeous design.  https://vimeo.com/131251109 Her work is a blend of motion graphics, 2D and 3D animation. Her

She and Her Cat is an award winning independent production by the man dubbed as the next Miyazaki. She and Her Cat is a story told by the viewpoint of a young woman's cat and its relationship with her.Produced in 1999 over a 5 month period, this short has beautiful

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=GwUAwQRp850 Now that I have finished the #ChildhoodFavourites series; I am glad to announce that starting from next week I will be reviewing a selection of works from the great Makoto Shinkai! Just some brief history into this Animator and Director, Shinkai is very popular amongst anime enthusiasts and some of his

My final #childhoodfavourites, a Richard Rich film called The Swan Princess. Based on the famous world renowned Swan Lake by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (who knew !!). I remember being mystified by the title sequence as a child and that reeled me in. But several years later lets see if I still have the