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
The only thing better than a proper comeuppance, is the unexpected opportunity to serve that proper comeuppance.
Directed by Mike Klim, Stanley Moore, Dominic Pallotta, and Mikey Sauls. The soundtrack was composed by Andy Brick and performed by the Filmharmonic of Prague. All of that took place with the help of Ringling College of Art + Design (a favorite around here.)
A blend of different animation styles, quick patter, and a broken 4th wall make this short great – unless you’re a 3D animation student.
In a hospital for animated characters, a classic 2d doctor and a clay animation nurse must operate on a broken 3d model.
Animated by Sawyer Geffert at Ringling College.
An act of kindness by a young homeless girl is repaid with the help of a lively group of cans. A simple story and an exhilarating romp.
By Paige Carter, Kathryn Knudson, and On Yee Lo at Ringling College of Art + Design.
Be careful what you assume. A light-hearted tale to brighten a winter’s mid-week.
By Kim Newman from The Ringling College of Art and Design
I’ve posted several films by Ringling College of Arts + Design students over the years. The animation is good; lighting, models, background detail, all excellent, as they should be. But it’s the stories that consistently make Ringling films shine. This is another wonderful little tale.
A macho toy arcade prize is quick to judge a young girl who wants to win him, and goes on a life changing journey in attempt to stop her from winning enough tickets and taking him home.
You know the destruction a kitten, puppy, or baby can do in a matter of moments. Now imagine what a young pair of scissors can accomplish.
Created by Soo Choi and Nancy Jing at the Ringling College of Art + Design.
Jinky is plagued with nothing but bad luck. Lou is bored with her perfect luck. Together they become an adventure.
By Michael Bidinger and Michelle Kwon at the Ringling College of Art and Design.
A Frankensteinian hero is made, not born.
Directed by Victoria Lopez and Ji Young Na at Ringling College of Art + Design
Not all of Chess is about war.
By Sana Srinivasan and Kyle Lopez, produced at Ringling College of Art and Design.