Maxim Zhestkov’s minimal experimental film is a visual wonder, in which a seemingly endless flood of black and white spheres ebb and flow through a stark white space. Over 2 billion individual particles were rendered under the influences of simulated natural forces.
There’s a lot of enveloping geometry to fall into in Eoin Duffy’sOn Departure; the animated short is a very personal narrative centered around the loss of his younger brother, Emmet. Best watched full-screen with headphones on.
Boston-based artist Jake Fried has created a very entertaining, minute long animation with ink, gouache, white-out and coffee, drawn by hand. You might want to watch it more than once – the details are rich and fleeting.
Filmmaker Kim Pimmel’s short piece combines dish soap bubbles with exotic ferrofluid liquid, a macro lens and time lapse techniques to create something quite astounding. Can you believe it’s not digital?