When Studio Ghibli announced the re-tooling and possible closing of their company this past summer, many of us to took a look back on some of the production studio’s finest films. Many of us grew up during Studio Ghibli’s heyday, shortly after it was created in 1985. It’s no secret that these films possess beautiful animation and the unforgettable stories, but there’s more going on behind the scenes of these animated classics than most of us realize.
Calling Tyler Durden: no, this isn’t “Fight Club”. It’s an animated short film that explores our problematic relationship with technology, and how all of the laudable advances we have made might come…
Post-it notes don’t have to serve as repositories for recording all of your daily drudgeries. As evidenced by this remarkable short film, they have positive, creative potential, too.
As Ringling College of Art and Design students Josiah Haworth, Joon Shik Song and Joon Soo Son remind us in their CGI film, “Brain Divided”, first dates are always distressing. Watch, wince and relate to this man as the right and left sides of his brain wage war on each other. Which wins out the emotional and impulsive right side, or the logical left?
Just imagine if this technology were around when Picasso painted Guernica.