Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is. - Oscar Wilde
Animation, Art, and Other Shiny Things
There’s a heavy ‘Tron’ vibe running through this music video by the band Muse. Yeah, that makes for a good FNMV.
A sweet story told with a combination of puppetry and CGI.
Directed by Yves Geleyn
The power of belief can be a weapon as well as a shield.
Cinematically, Crossover is precisely the opposite of of today’s blockbuster movie; while the blockbuster takes actors and places them in 3D CGI environments, animator Fabian Grodde meticulously created a miniature environment and added 3D CGI actors.
There is no official description of this short outside of technical details, and few folks have bothered to step into the breach – probably due to the implied critique of Christianity in the film with the use of the cross symbology. Whether fair or not when looked at through the lens of history (any number of symbols or cultural icons could have been used) the short offers a lesson in the dangers of unquestioningly following the crowd.