Toni Polkowski 11. März 2011 Film

External Film Inspiration No. 42

“External Film Inspiration“ is a serial of short films, trailers, motion graphics and music clips by different artists from across the world introduced here at Cromoart. We would like to inspire you give ideas and suggestions. This time with films by The Animation Workshop, sarge grafX, Kim Holm, sarah klein, Tony Gardiner, Snowball Studios and P3P510.

If you are interested in showing your films, please send us a link to the film and maybe it will be a part of the next “film inspiration”.

Mighty Antlers from The Animation Workshop on Vimeo.

Bachelor film project 2011 from The Animation Workshop.

A man drives his car furiously down a narrow road, surrounded by a vast forest. When he encounters a deer in the middle of the road he makes a villainous attempt to ram it. However this particular hit and run has jaw crushing, battering consequences

By: Sune Reinhardt, Mikael Ilnæs, Michael L. Fonsholt, Jouko Keskitalo

TOM THIEL _PULSE_ from sarge grafX DIGITAL_ART on Vimeo.

Tom Thiel (of Sun Electric and BUS)
strike 125
visuals by sarge grafx

Matta – Release The Freq from Kim Holm on Vimeo.

Official video for “Matta – Release The Freq”, from the album “Prototype”.


Direction, Design, Cinematography, Editing, 3D & Animation by Kim Holm.

Artist: Matta
Track: Release The Freq
Album: Prototype
Label: Ad Noiseam
Release date: November 9th, 2010
Cat#: ADN138
Format: CD

Thanks to Magne for professional deer management.

Sub City New York from sarah klein on Vimeo.

It’s a short film – a visual poem – about that moment in New York when you emerge from the subway and find yourself in a new and sometimes unexpected world.

A film by Sarah Klein and Tom Mason
Concept by Jennifer McClory
Music by Erik Satie

© Redglass Pictures 2011,

The Maestro from Tony Gardiner on Vimeo.

*Now in HD!”

“The Maestro” is a short film Directed by Adam Anthony for tropfest, it made the final 16. I was fortunate enough to be asked by Adam to shoot his film and I am very thankful I got to help him get his vision to the screen.

Director – Adam Anthony
Compositor – Edward Copestick
Cinematographer – Tony Gardiner
Colourist – Trish Cahill

In the film we use a combination of time lapse and real time to tell The Maestros story.

This was all shot with available light (except for 2-3 green screen shots at the end) in and around Sydney Australia. For the most part the maestro was shot in real time on location then removed to do the time lapse pass. The only time lapse sequence we shot him on green screen for was the amusement park towards the end of the film.

tech details
camera: 5d MKII
Lens Package: all L series 24mm t1.4, 50mm t1.2,
16-35mm t2.8, 24-70mm t2.8, 70-200mm t2.8
ISO range: 1600-3200

email: tony [dot] gardiner [at] gmail [dot] com

Round 6 from Snowball Studios on Vimeo.

Round 6 is a short 3D animated film created by Snowball Studios.
Our goal was to make a high quality video game cinematic styled trailer. In order to do this, we invented a video game called Fragball on which we based the action. The film shows an excerpt from the personal story of Snap, a Fragball gamer, as he plays out his last round – round 6.

For more information visit the Round 6 website:

For in depth information visit the Round 6 development blog:

For more about Snowball, visit our website:

P3P510 Presentation from P3P510 on Vimeo.

A new bumper featuring works of animation, art direction and photography.

Illustration, motion graphics, art direction

Direction & animation: Pablo E. Peña P.

Shooting and photography: Gustavo Rugeles

Music: Ampec – Penáculo

Girl: Manuelita Rangel-Sosa

Shoot on location: La Rochefoucauld, France

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