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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Breaking the Mould

Great news! Rebecca Manley and Luca Paulli's Breaking the Mould (2007) completed as part of the University of Wales Newport’s Animator in Residence scheme, where a filmmaker spends one month in the university working with the students, has been shortlisted for DepicT! 2008.

Breaking the Mould from Luca Paulli on Vimeo

To vote for the film go here:

To find out more about Rebecca, Luca and the film go here:

Newport's Animator in Residence scheme is funded by Skillset Screen Academy Wales.

Friday, October 17, 2008

Homeland performed with live music!

Last month Jonay's graduation film Homeland (2007) was screened at the ICA in London as part of the Open Rehearsal and the Cultural Olympiad launch. Homeland was screened, as Jonay originally intended, with the live original music for prepared piano performed by the composer and Big Bang Lab director Sergio López Figueroa. Homeland has been well received by the festival circuit and has to date been screened at the following festivals:

-St. Petersburg Open Student Film Festival (Russia) : Sept 25-30
-Animasyros Animation Festival (Greece) : Sept 19-21
-Animadrid Animation Festival (Spain): Sept 30th
-Balkanima animation festival (Serbia) : Oct 7th -11th
-Optica Paris (France) : Oct 4th.
-Canarias Mediafest (Spain) : Oct 28th - Nov 1st.
London International Animation Festival (UK)
Melbourne International Animation Festival (Australia)
Animofest Animation Festival (Slovakia)
London Spanish Film Festival (UK)
Huesca International Shortfilm Festival (Spain)
Animated Exeter (UK)
Proyectaragon (Spain)
Optica Festival (Spain)
Finest Films, University of Wales, Newport (UK)
Adobe Media Event in London (UK)
Scife short film festival (Spain)
Black&White short film festival (Portugal)
Hebden Bridge Festival (UK)
Imaginaria Film Festival (Italy)
Asolo Art Film Festival (Italy)
VII Muestra de Cortos Aragoneses (Spain)

To keep up to date about Jonay and his film, browse to Below is Jonay's latest showreel:

Jonay O Urbina reel sept08 from Jonay O Urbina on Vimeo.

Matthew Walker's Domestic Space

Matthew Walker has a new blog. Unlike his other blogs, he aspires to keep this one updated. Matthew is currently working on his new film entitled Little Face commissioned as part of the Digital Shorts scheme for Southwest Screen and the British Film Council. For more insight browse to