Motion Weekly 63

Jan 17, 2022 at 10:00 pm by nickcharles

The Motion Weekly is a showcase of awe-inspiring short films, animation, incredible live-action, motion design, outstanding cinematography, and wicked cool experimental works. It's all motion, it's all inspiring. So, take the time to kick back and have a look at some fantastic work being produced out there. And, if you like what you see in this segment, please share it.

Some pieces featured have been created by professional studios, indie filmmakers, and even personal works. May this segment serve to inspire you.

No theme this week, but still an incredible lot of must-see works. Enjoy!

Dcera/Daughter (Official Trailer)

This first piece is merely a trailer, with the full 14 minute short available with payment through Vimeo. Though I have not watched the full version yet, I needed to highlight the unique camera work for a stop motion film. The shaky, fast paced camera movements from the start of this trailer really add to the urgency. I love this!

Dcera / Daughter (Daria KASHCHEEVA, 2019) - Official Trailer from Miyu Distribution on Vimeo.

Should you hide your pain? Close yourself inside your inner world, full of longing for your father’s love and its displays? Or should you understand and forgive before it is too late?

Duration: 14min50
Director, writter: Daria KASHCHEEVA
Production: FAMU
Distribution: Miyu Distribution

Chimptest 3

This second piece is a wonderfully surreal animated experiment. I don't yet know what Cole is using to create this, but it is really a feast for the eyes.  

chimptest 3 from Cole Kush on Vimeo.
music: keyboard - "shingles"


This piece has been in my bookmarks for awhile, and since revisiting it, I had to include here. With the craziness of life as it has been, and the pandemic we are still in the midst of, this film reminds me to not take things for granted...including the very breath we breathe. 

Breath from The Mercadantes on Vimeo.

A film about the invisible life-force.

Made by The Mercadantes | Directed by Daniel Mercadante | Executive Producer: Katina Mercadante | Producer: Jed Hubbard | Associate Producer: Jordan Shively | Music by Keith Kenniff | DP/Editor: Daniel Mercadante | Poster Art by Craig Deakes

Body of the Mined

This last film is violent, so you have been warned. The action, and interesting 'not the future you'd expect' type of story is intriguing. I'm interested to know more about some of these characters... 

Body of the Mined from Eric Jungmann on Vimeo.

A quiet, young woman moves into a new building and meets a reclusive engineer at the brink of completing a bizarre, extraordinary machine.

Thanks for watching!

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Nick C Sorbin (Nick Charles) is a former Managing Editor of 9 years for Renderosity's CG Industry News. By day, a mild-mannered Certified Pharmacy Technician working in both home infusion and a hospital ER, contrasting creative outlets as a digital artist, sculptor, musician, singer/songwriter, and Staff Writer for Renderosity Magazine. Read his articles

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