ANIMATING FOR FILM: DIGITAL TO ANALOG
Creating a high-resolution cut-out animation in After Effects for output to 35mm film
HOW THE PROJECT ORIGINATED :: In 2000 I screened a short animation at the Slamdance Film Festival and began my love affair with the film festival circuit, Slamdance, and animating quirky, low-fi shorts. :: Slamdance is the notorious “other” film festival in Park City, Utah which runs concurrently to Sundance. Started in 1996 by Independent filmmakers who didn’t get into Sundance, Slamdance (“by filmmakers, for filmmakers!”) supports first-time directors with films funded by the generosity of friends, family, and high-interest-rate credit cards. Every year the Slamdancers face the challenge of putting together ...