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Wire Cutters. Coda. The Rise & Fall of Globosome by Sascha Geddert. The story of a planet born and destroyed before your very eyes, Sascha Geddert’s The Rise and Fall of Globosome is an animated short with a powerful message and equally powerful style.

The Rise & Fall of Globosome by Sascha Geddert

The second film we’ve featured from Filmacademy Baden-Württemberg in just over a week (following (NULL) by David Gesslbauer & Michael Lange), once again this is another film from the German school that showcases an ambitious narrative and inventive storytelling approach. “This film is inspired by the special times we’re living in on our own planet.” Whilst The Rise and Fall of Globosome is obviously a compelling piece of fiction, its real power lies in the social commentary of its story. The Rehabilitation of Sleep. PALM ROT. Marilyn Myller by @misterplease. Artists by nature are, generally, a self-reflexive, navel-gazing bunch.

Marilyn Myller by @misterplease

Probably it has to do with the amount of time they spend in their own heads, inventing new worlds drawn from their own thoughts and experience. If that is true of artists in general, in must go double for stop-motion animators, practitioners of a pain-staking and often lonely craft. Mikey Please, winner of the SotW Award for Best Film of 2013 with The Eagleman Stag, is quite an entertaining and personable fellow in real life, but in his followup to that magnificent work he plumbs the depth of his angst for amusing result in Marilyn Myller.

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