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Short Stack 6

Welcome to another week of Short Stack. These three in particular are pretty influential for me in terms of the how far people can push the medium. We have a gorgeous stop-motion music video, a solo CG project, and an amazing motion piece made by a team that is constantly pushing boundaries.

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Short Stack 2

In honor of Earth Week (which includes Earth Day and Arbor Day), I opted for three shorts that have messages about conversation.

Before I started working towards a career in animation, I wanted to be a zoologist and make documentaries for Animal Planet and National Geographic. Only recently, so many years later, am I understanding that I can still honor those wishes in some way–I can use my platform as a filmmaker to make the kind of movies that affect people and get people to care about the environment and wildlife.

I hope these films do just that.


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Short Stack 1

It finally happened. Somehow, I’ve missed making weekly videos. The last of my 40 weekly thesis film production vlogs went up last July, and I’ve had a nice break from that particular brand of chaos ever since. But now I wanted to start another one I could do that was fun, won’t be as demanding in terms of production and research as some of the other videos I’m planning, and I can help spotlight other creators. So I’d like to introduce Short Stack episode 1:

As mentioned, it’ll be a weekly series where I spotlight three short films you can immediately watch right after my video.

And here are the films mentioned:

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