8 bits / Valérie Amirault, Jean Delaunay, Sarah Laufer and Benjamin Mattern / France 2010
A revolution is coming and retro-gaming's 8-bit nature is about to be lost forever. John, a dressing-gown wearing, slightly unwashed anti-hero must save and protect it from its modern 3D successor. A speedy adventure through videogame history from French animation school Supinfocom’s finest.
Café Allongé / Maxime Paccalet / France 2009
Yannick sits dreaming in a cafe. As he stands up to leave, a beautiful young woman comes in and sits down at the nearby table. Instantly in love, Yannick imagines a thousand different ways to get her to notice him, battling it out with the suave yet creepy barman. An entertaining animated tale of male fantasy vs. reality from another Supinfocom alumnus, produced by Kawanimation.
70 million / Hold your horses ! / France 2010
From classic paintings such as Botticelli’s ‘Birth of Venus’ to Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Last Supper’, the French-American band of "Hold your horses!" meticulously reconstructs each painting in this super-styled music video produced by L'Ogre. A joyous and cheeky celebration of ‘high art’ and popular music, where you can simultaneously test out your knowledge of art history trivia.
Pleix Piu / Pleix / France 2010
Cute bouncy birds pop in and out of socks, cups, boots and drawers, whistling at each other to compose a charming melody. A perfect little film for Easter as the birds resemble both fluffy chicks and Easter eggs from Paris-based collective Pleix.