The multi-talented, award-winning director, Will Anderson has joined Film Club!
Will Anderson, born in the Scottish Highlands is best known for his intelligent and heartfelt, short film The Making of Longbird. The talented filmmaker, created the 15-minute film for his final-year project during his studies at the prestigious Edinburgh College of Art.
Will has spent the past year touring the festival scene, where The Making of Longbird received a slew of illustrious awards along the way, including the BAFTA for Best Short Animation and Best Animation at the British Academy Scotland Awards.
Will's specialties include, design and character animation for both film and television, working across anything from feature-length documentary films to short animation series for all ages. Will has big plans for his future with Film Club and we're all very excited to be a part of his journey!
Check out the trailer for Making of Longbird below, Will’s impressive portfolio of work can also be viewed here.
A big welcome to Daniela Sherer who has recently joined Film Club's talented roster of directors!
2013 Royal College of Art graduate, Daniela Shererʼs award winning films have been screened in many international festivals, including Annecy, Zagreb, Hiroshima, Clermont-Ferrand, and others.
Daniela's most recent film “The Shirley Temple” has recently won the student film Grand Prix at the 2014 Angers Film Festival, and Sherer was also a finalist at the 2014 British Animation Awards.
In addition to her own personal work, Daniela has illustrated a novel and has worked on a variety of animation projects that range from visual, music shorts and commissioned films, to animated sequences for documentary features.
Daniela's technique is 2D, hand-drawn, digital animation that uses minimal colour and geometric shapes alongside a strong narrative. Daniela focuses on the "movement and atmosphere" when preparing to tell a story, then mixes in abstract elements to create a "unique storytelling vibe".
To get a taste of Daniela's work, check out her film 'He Was a Sweet Man' below.
Film Club's Director Em Cooper Evokes Total Comfort with Stunning Animations for CooperVision® Biofinity® Contact Lenses
In four, new, 15-second online spots for CooperVision® Biofinity® contact lenses, director and animator Em Cooper of Film Club uses her evocative oil paint animation style to create a series of languid, dream-like animations meant to convey the supreme comfort of Biofinity contact lenses. Working with agency TBWA/Chiat/Day in New York, the Biofinity spots will be displayed in doctor’s offices and officially launched online on (March 17).
Check out the spot and credits below. If you’d like more information about the Biofinity spots and Film Club’s role in their creation, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Director: Em Cooper
Designer : Em Cooper
Animation: Em Cooper, Sharon Lui
Producer : Sue Loughlin, Andrea Torres
Agency: TBWA/Chiat/Day - New York
Creative Director: Jeff Williamson
Art Director: Christian Loos
Global Creative Director: James Cheung
Producer: Dan Bradbury
Account Supervisor: Jenai Domingo
Account Director: Bennet Kim
Sound Engineer: Rob McIver
Company: Sonic Union
Music Company: APM