Daily archives: 01/04/2016

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SEAFF 2016 | Lithics

Edward Morin, Lithics

An animated origins story that employed imagery of stone artifacts. Origin stories are often set in a timeless, ambiguous space populated with archetypal characters. The imagery used in “Lithics” was selected to parallel these motifs.

Edward Morin received an MFA from Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York, and a BFA from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. He has been working in digital and electronic formats since the late 90’s, including animation, interactive multimedia, physical computing, rapid prototyping, sound and video.

SEAFF 2016 | Pinya Koala

Marc Alongina, Pinya Koala

Pinya Koala is animated in sober black & white with clear lines and comic influences to build a surreal universe of organic forms. Impossible creatures are dancing with tropical fruits- absurd references to the pop culture as ingredients for this opera prima.

Marc Alongina received an Bachelor of Arts from University of Barcelona. He work as a graphic designer and Illustrator in Barcelona and Munich.

SEAFF 2016 | Survival

Masoud Hatami, Survival

Survival, a film about two people who are living in the middle of nowhere, in a lake, using corpses to survive.

Masoud Hatami received his Bachelor of Art at the Association of Young Filmmakers in Directing, Karnameh Film Institute, Tehran Film School. Survival was awarded Best Experimental Film Award in Tehran International film festival and Hatami was given the ISFA’s Medal of Honor in Tehran international film festival in 2015 for this film.

SEAFF 2016 | The Stream 6

Hiroya Sakurai, The Stream 6

Hiroya Sakurai describes the theme of his work as the liveliness of the water as it follows the man-made course.

Sakurai is represented in several corporate collections in Japan and in J. Paul Getty Trust and National Gallery of Canada. His films has been awarded and shown in international festival and exhibitions; latest ”58th San Francisco International Film Festival”, San Francisco (2015)