MinnAnimate IV program
MinnAnimate IV Youth
Clown Vs. Shark by Norman County East Elementary Third Graders
Elevator by Jane – IFP Photoshop/Flash Animation class
Treasure by Logan – IFP Photoshop/Flash Animation class
The Phoenix by Moira and Bruise – IFP Stop Motion Camp
Jump Into Writing – by Young Author’s Conference Youth
Conflict – by Sam – IFP Juice Media
Woodblind – “Big Voice”
Music video for the Duluth Acoustic Ska band Woodblind. http://woodblindska.com
Dreaming by Degrees: Christy
We asked a class of community college students to give us a metaphor for starting college. In this animated short from the series Dreaming by Degrees, Christy, a recovered substance user, talks about the fight between good and evil … and the hope of new beginnings.
Egghood is an animated short that follows an egg from birth to high school graduation. “It’s like Boyhood. But it’s 30 seconds long.
And it’s about an egg.”
Dreaming by Degrees: Darvin
We asked a class of community college students to give us a metaphor for starting college. In this animated short from the series Dreaming by Degrees, Darvin, an ex-gang member and returning Iraq War veteran, talks about spreading his wings and trying to soar.
Starling of Athens “The Lord is not my real Dad” music video
Music video for the Duluth Homegrown Music Festival, 2015. Participants are assigned a random song and make a video for it.
In this comedic short written, animated and voiced by Greg Bro, Noah builds a big ass boat to save the world’s animals from a watery grave, but soon learns he may have overlooked some things.
Happiness on the farm. Who’s to say?
Susan Shay Brugger
A miscalculation causes this tomcat to lose a couple of his nine lives. This animation incorporates watercolor backgrounds with hand-drawn Adobe Flash animation.
Snibb, a stranded and lonely character, but not by choice. He has been marooned on a desolate and barren planet where he struggles to utilize his weak and failing satellite link to attempt daily distress beacons for rescue. Through fate, he may have a way out.
Hansel and Gretel Go to the Birds
After birds eat Hansel and Gretel’s bread crumbs, they follow new trail markers.
“Eurytus” is a retelling of the ancient Greek myth of the battle between the Lapiths and the Centaurs. I used the technique of animating clay in high relief as an homage to the carved marble metopes found on the Parthenon.
An animator’s model comes to life and explores his new world. He discovers music, love, loss and hope.
My Friend the Trees
My friend Devin died and became three trees that will one day grow together into one.
Amp Up! at American Swedish Institute / An animation of iPad Drawings created by Lisa Rydin Erickson. These are poetic interpretations of Hagstrom Guitars shown at Amp It Up June 20 to October 25, 2015. Music by Drew Rydin Erickson and Production by Ryan Murphy copyright 2015
Isola del Giglio
Sunday morning on the long curve of Campese, Isola del Giglio.
A man plunges into a frantic, surreal panic when a creature calls for help. Created in 9 days for MinneAnimate IV, it captures the emotions involved in its creation.
Searching For An Autobiography
Poem by George Farrah, from The Low Pouring Stars published by Ravenna Press. Music by Farmer Farmer. Animation by Wayne Nelsen.
Smile is a stop motion animated film about a man’s search for happiness and how society’s conventions challenge his experiences.
Tongue in cheek view of the industrial process used to make the most common soup of the day, tomato bisque.
Thugs the Musical: Drive-By
Thugs the Musical: Drive-By is an animated musical comedy about a drive-by shooting.
Get In The Car
Police racial profiling
Through a purgatorial Twenty Eleven
Channelling the ‘news’ from from downtown filmic ruins, ruminating on ‘the state i am in’.
Look for the Shmitt music wall and watch out for subliminals of oil derrig xenomorphs line dance to the song of the bouncing wire.Falling upwards and flying underground to the beats of the radio birdman…
Music by Bill Reichelt. Animation by Wayne Nelsen.
A lone pilot is faced with isolation on a cold dark world.