Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Short Film: Quest (Germany, 1996)

Here's an interesting möbius-like stop-motion puppet animation short from Germany; produced and animated by short-film maker ThomasStellmach and directed and photographed by Tyron Montgomery at the Art Department of the University of Kassel, Quest took four years to make and upon its release raked in the awards, including the 1996 Oscar for Best Animated Short Film. The short tells the tale of a sandman in search of water who, often more by accident than by plan, travels from one world to another to find a way to quench his thirst, each world being more dangerous and nightmarish than the one before...

No comments: