Day 3: Gobelins Students’ Films At Annecy Animation Festival – 10th June

The rays of the sun wake FENRIR the wolf from a millennial sleep in the tangled roots of the colossal tree Yggdrasil, and from its topmost branches he attacks the sun. Behind him, a hero appears ….

thumbnail of Fenrir The Wolf
(Please click these thumbnails to enlarge them)

thumbnail of Fenrir The Wolf

The action is fast and furious in this film, with some astonishing cuts and transitions between shots.

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There’s careful attention paid to the colour palette and compositions too.

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The sound design is superb, and Gerard Labady deservedly has a full screen credit

The animation crew consisted of: Nuno Alves Rodrigues, Oussama Bouacheria, Alice Dieudonné, Aymeric Kevin, and Ulysse Malassagne

This is the third Gobelins student film to be shown at the Annecy International Animation Festival where it serves as an opening for all the main screenings of the day.

The films are all supposed to reference one or two common themes; Germany and/or dance. Students being students, the references have been stretched to near snapping point so far, and I reckon that the team of Fenrir have abandoned any pretence at including visual allusions to Germany or Dance in this submission!

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Click here to see the film. (QuickTime required)

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