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Hey

Sci-Fi Fantasy journey of a little girl with a special pet friend, a huge toad. Once the girl loses her pet, which drifts in the sky in a form of a balloon, she is going throught different adventurous scenarios by chasing it.

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This is a full 3D animation music video for the song 'Hey' by Eatliz band.

“Hey” is the creation of a talented team, headed by the multi-talented Guy Ben-Shetrit. Ben-Shetrit is both the composer of the music and writer, director and lead animator on this music video. This position allowed for a unique merge between music and visual, which sum up to one dazzling vision.

The video, just as the music, are both built on complex beats that evolve and break in a very organic yet precise way. The video’s editing also compliments this style, cutting rapidly during fast action sequences, and letting the eye rest just enough before the next outburst of chaotic events. The transitions between different locations and time periods are blended sometimes through a special cut and sometimes through motion. These help carry the viewer’s eye into a whole new scene, while still maintaining a sense of continuity of mood and consistency from the previous one.

The story and art of this video bring together a fantasy world with realistic everyday motifs, some of which are quite unorthodox for today’s common animation world (– a little girl peeing in the street, or a sardine that leaps out of the sardine can as it opens, only to be cut in half and its blood smeared as lipstick.) The heroine of the story – a little girl with a giant toad as her pet and best friend goes through fast – paced adventures and conflicts. Once the action starts, the adrenaline is pumping and soon enough the ride goes out of control.

The music video utilizes 128 shots in 03:26 minutes, and although it is an independent production, it follows the same production principles used in today’s major CG studios.
3D Israel sci-fi fantasy journey eatliz anova

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Copyright © 2008 Guy Ben Shetrit / Anova Music

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Previous screenings

2009
27 Jan | London, United Kingdom
Babelgum Online Film Festival | 2009
15 Feb – 2 Apr | United States
1 Mar – 31 Mar | United Kingdom
19 Mar – 27 Mar | Tiburon, United States
Cortoons: International Short Animated Film Festival
25 Mar – 29 Mar | Rome, Italy
27 Mar | South Beach, United States
Athens Animfest | 2009
2 Apr – 5 Apr | Athens, Greece
2 Apr – 3 Apr | Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
4 Apr | Wayne, United States
11 Apr – 13 Apr | Israel
16 Apr – 25 Apr | Houston, United States
21 Apr – 25 Apr | Manizales, Colombia
22 Apr – 25 Apr | Baton Rouge, United States
KAN: Amateur and Independent Film Festival
22 Apr – 26 Apr | Wrocław, Poland
22 Apr – 26 Apr | Osnabrueck, Germany
23 Apr – 30 Apr | London, United Kingdom
24 Apr – 2 May | Worthing, United Kingdom
24 Apr – 26 Apr | Naples, Italy
25 Apr – 3 May | Hangzhou, China
29 Apr – 3 May | St Petersburg, Clearwater, Tampa, United States
1 May – 2 May | South Bend, United States
1 May – 10 May | Buffalo, United States
Cinestrat: Festival de Cine Documental | 2009
5 May – 10 May | Finestrat, Spain
7 May – 10 May | Naoussa, Greece
13 May – 24 May | London / International, United Kingdom
22 May – 25 May | Manchester, United Kingdom
3 Jun – 9 Jun | Palermo, Italy
International Short Film Festival Detmold
4 Jun – 7 Jun | Detmold, Germany
6 Jun – 7 Jun | Ukraine
10 Nov – 14 Nov | Bradford, United Kingdom
2011
Anirmau: Didactic Animation Film Festival
25 Apr – 30 Apr | Lalín (Pontevedra), Spain

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Hey has received a new award at Bradford Animation Festival. | more...
17 November 2009
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Information on this profile is provided by the film owners and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 17 Nov 2009