Life is Beautiful

Life is Beautiful

Life is Beautiful (3D Animation Short Film) from Ben Brand on Vimeo.

Video Description via Vimeo

Anton may be done with life, but life ain’t done with Anton. Humorous animation about the impossibility to escape your fate.

Vimeo and youtube combined, Life is Beautiful has reached 1.000.000 views!!
ON YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fDoTmjHa1I&list=UU-1rx8j9Ggp8mp4uD0ZdEIA

written & directed by BEN BRAND – co-writer ILSE OTT – animation studio FUBE – art director VINCENT BISSCHOP – technical director JASPER VAN NIEUWENHUIZEN – compositing KOOS DEKKER – rendering SEBASTIAAN VAN HESTEREN – head of animation RIK SCHUTTE – animation NANDA VAN DIJK – animator PIEBE VAN DER STORM – licht & shading RUUD COENEN –– shading DIMITAR KRALEV – storyboard NATASHA STEVIE – aditional artwork LOIS VAN BAARLE – score composed by CHRISTIAAN VERBEEK edited by WIETSE DE ZWART – producer JACQUES VEREECKEN / SANDER HEEROMA – production NIELS SCHEIDE / ROGIER DORANT – head of production LIESBETH TIMMER – line producer PERCY TIENHOVEN – sound designer DENNIS KERSTEN – modeling KJELD SLINGELAND / VINNIE PORTIER – special thanks NMTRIX ANIMATION STUDIOS / MICHAEL VISSER / JOHAN BOEKHOVEN / PATRICK NIJMAN

LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL IN THE NEWS:

DIE ZEIT: http://blog.zeit.de/netzfilmblog/2014/05/18/animation-life-is-beautiful/
FUBIZ: http://www.fubiz.net/2014/04/28/life-is-beautiful/
SHORTOFTHEWEEK: https://www.shortoftheweek.com/2014/04/25/life-is-beautiful/
SOO CURIOUS: soocurious.com/fr/video-life-beautiful-3d/
CULTURED VULTURES: http://culturedvultures.com/qa-ben-brand-director-life-beautiful/
UPSOCI: http://www.upsocl.com/inspiracion/este-hermoso-video-te-hara-re-pensar-tu-mirada-sobre-la-grandeza-de-la-vida/
PIENSA ES GRATIS: http://www.piensaesgratis.com/compartimos-todos-un-mismo-destino/
SOULGURU: http://soulgurusounds.com/life-beautiful-3d-animated-short-film/#more-27293
THE FRONTIER: http://www.wearethefrontier.com/blog/inspiration/life-is-beautiful/
DVERSO: http://www.dverso.com/life-is-beautiful-corto-risponde-ironicamente-ce-dopo-morte
HPDETIJD: http://www.hpdetijd.nl/2014-05-23/life-beautiful/
ROOMIE: http://www.roomie.jp/2014/05/164162/
FILMSHORTAGE: http://filmshortage.com/shorts/life-is-beautiful/
BIOSAGENDA: http://www.biosagenda.nl/nieuws_we-want-shorts-life-is-beatiful_4404.html
LAUGHING SQUID: http://laughingsquid.com/life-is-beautiful-a-computer-animated-short-about-what-happens-after-we-die/
LESCOURTMETRAGES: http://www.les-courts-metrages.fr/life-beautiful/
GEEKTYRANT: http://geektyrant.com/news/emotive-animated-short-film-life-is-beautiful
LAMENTEES: http://lamenteesmaravillosa.com/este-corto-te-ayudara-ver-tus-defectos-virtudes/
REFRESHER: http://filmkult.refresher.sk/2502-Predstavujeme-vam-uzasny-a-zamyslenia-hodny-kratkometrazny-animak-Life-is-Beautiful

FESTIVALS & AWARDS:

Dutch Filmfestival 2013-09 Utrecht (Netherlands) NOMINATION DEBUTE COMPETITION
Shortcutz Filmfestival 2014-04 Amsterdam (Netherlands) NOMINATION BEST ANIMATION SHORT
HAFF Filmfestival 2014-04 Utrecht (Netherlands)
Dresden int Filmfestival 2014-05 Dresden (Germany)
Toronto Int Animation Festival 2014-07 Toronto (Canada)
Nothwest Animation Festival 2014-07 Portland (USA)
Short Shorts international filmfestival 2014-06 Tokyo (Japan)
Cinefiesta Film Festival 2014-07 Caugas (Puerto Rico)
The Art Factory 2014-07 USA (New Jersey)
The Matinee Project 2014-07 India (Mumbai)
Anibar Animation Festival 2014-08 Servie (Kosovo)
Imaginaria 2014 2014-08 San Benedetto (Italy)
CutOut Fest Animation Festival 2014-08 Querétaro (Mexico)
KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival. 2014-10 Amsterdam (Netherlands)
SPARK Animation festival 2014-11 Vancouver (Canada)
Tirana Int Film Festival. 2014-12 Tirana (Albania) WINNER BEST ANIMATION SHORT
International Bosphorus Film Festival 2014-11 Istanbul (Turkey)
SkyScanner int Film Festival 2014-12 Moscow (Russia)
Chisinau short film festival in Chisinau 2014-12 (Moldova)
Reel Teal Film Festival in 2015-02 North Carolina (USA) WINNER BEST ANIMATION / AUDIENCE AWARD / BEST PICTURE
ATHENS ANIMFEST 2015 – 03 Athens (Greece)
Imaginaria international short film festival 2015-08 (Italy)
Corto Creativo Short Film Festival 2015 (Mexico)
Bangalore International Short FIlm Festival 2015 (India)
Mini Cinema Short Film Experience 2015 (USA) NOMINATION BEST ANIMATION / BEST MUSIC
Expotoons int film festival 2015 (Argentina)
Torremolinos Int Fantastic Film Festival 2015 (Spain)
Visionaria int film festival 2015 (Italy)
Multivision Int Festival of Animated Arts 2015 (Russia)
Post Mortem Film Festival 2015 (Mexico)
ASSF Film festival 2015 (italy)

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