Alert Online is an introductional animation for the http://www.alertonline.nl website. Alert Online is an informational website by the dutch ministry of justice and savety to warn people about the importance of internet security.

Blobs cuddling in a group hug, colouring the grey scenery more and more in pastels and neon with each tender touch, welcome the viewer to a brand new series of international MTV idents starting April 2nd, 2012 around the world (except in the U.S.). This animation spot follows our first station ident for MTV International in July 2011, “Close & Caring”, also created and directed by Mate Steinforth.

C r e d i t s :

Client & Lead Creative Direction: VIMN MTV World Design Studio, Milan/Italy
Creative Director: Roberto Bagatti
Associate Creative Director: Anna Caregnato
Art Director: Scott Bendall
Executive Producer: Cristina Mazzocca
Producer: Beatrice Cardile

Production Company: Sehsucht Berlin GmbH & Co KG, Berlin/Germany
Director: Mate Steinforth
Design: Mate Steinforth, Christian Zschunke
3D: Philipp Broemme (lead), Ronny Schmidt, Adrian Azadvaten, David Weidemann, Christian Zschunke
Additional 3D: Hannes Weikert
Animation: Matthias Knappe (lead), David Weidemann
2D Animation: Helge Kiehl, Ronny Schmidt
Compositing: Christina Agapitou (lead), Christian Zschunke, Helge Kiehl
Producer: Christian Jacks, Christina Geller
Music: Michael Fakesch

SOFTWARE

3D: Cinema 4D
Compositing: After Effects

Director: Lizzie Oxby
www.lizzieoxby.com

A daydream to remind me of the joy of the New York skyline. “Daydreams” is one of my ongoing projects incorporating a series of observational thoughts. Manhattan 4.33pm is the latest short film made with three photographic stills which I brought to life (35 secs).

The Daydreams series have featured on The Atlantic. Here’s a link to the interview: http://www.theatlantic.com/video/archive/2011/08/daydreams-manhattan-433pm/243051/

Manhattan 4.33pm has also travelled to many cultural institutes as well as film festivals and won the Special Prize and Finalist in Raindance Film Festival’s Welcome to the Extraordinary short film competition. Also shortlisted for the Animation Award at Rushes Short Film Festival, UK

Festivals include:

ArtFutura 2012 – The Museum of Modern Art (Rio)
Aarhus Centre for Contemporary Art
Barcelona CCCB
Buenos Aires – Malba Museum
Rushes Short Film Festival, London UK
Art by Chance – Global tour
11th Britspotting British & Irish Film Festival, Berlin
8th London Short Film Festival. UK
26th International Short Film Festival, Inter-film Berlin
19th Festival Cinerail, France.
18th Raindance Film Festival, London. UK
And more…

Also featured on:

Wired.com
The Huffington Post
Sundancechannel.com – Vimeo of the week
Gizmodo
The Village Voice
Filmmakers to Watch – Film News Briefs
Creative Review Magazine
The Atlantic Magazine – interview