A Twisted, Psychopathic Bloody-Evil Tale Wins 2012 Vimeo Film Festival Award

Blinky™: A Twisted, Psychopathic Full-Evil Bloody Robot

Soon every home will have a robot helper. Don’t worry. It’s perfectly safe.”

Blinky™, a wickedly evil 3D-CG animated short horror film by the Irish filmmaker Ruairi Robinson, won The Best Narrative Film/Video Award (live-action narrative fiction told through the medium of film/video) last week at The 2012 Vimeo Festival +Awards. Previously, Robinson broke through to great acclaim with his 3D short film, Fifty Percent Grey, which was nominated for an Oscar in 2002 and followed it up in 2006 with The Silent City, a post-apocalyptic short film starring Cillian Murphy.

Blinky™ is shot with visual execution that is truly masterful, and the story is as bloody creepy as it gets. The amazing thirteen-minute short film stars Max Records from Where The Wild Things Are and tells the story of an angst-ridden young boy, who is trapped in a well-to-do, yet toxic home environment where his parents are constantly fighting. For Christmas he requests and gets Blinky™, the latest robot friend/home helper. But will the twisted and increasingly sinister Blinky™ actually turn out to be the true friend the distraught boy desperately wants and needs? Well, so sadly, very probably not….

Blinky™: A Twisted, Psychopathic Full-Evil Bloody Robot

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Blinky™: A Twisted, Psychopathic Full-Evil Bloody Robot

Blinky™: A Twisted, Psychopathic Full-Evil Bloody Robot

Soon every home will have a robot helper. Don’t worry. It’s perfectly safe.”

Blinky™ is a wickedly evil 3D-CG animated short horror film by the Irish filmmaker Ruairi Robinson, which has been nominated for Best Narrative Film/Video, live-action narrative fiction told through the medium of film/video, at the 2012 Vimeo Festival +Awards. Robinson broke through to great acclaim with his 3D short film, Fifty Percent Grey, which was nominated for an Oscar in 2002 and followed it up with The Silent City, a post-apocalyptic short film starring Cillian Murphy.

Blinky™ is shot with visual execution that is truly masterful, and the story is as bloody creepy as it gets. The amazing thirteen-minute short film stars Max Records from Where The Wild Things Are and tells the story of an angst-ridden young boy, who is trapped in a well-to-do, yet toxic home environment where his parents are constantly fighting. For Christmas he requests and gets Blinky™, the latest robot friend/home helper. But will the twisted and increasingly sinister Blinky™ actually turn out to be the true friend the distraught boy desperately wants and needs? Well, so sadly, very probably not….

Blinky™: A Twisted, Psychopathic Full-Evil Bloody Robot

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The Wanna Be Oddie: The Saga of The Krazy Vending Machine

The Wanna Be Oddie: The Saga of The Krazy Vending Machine

The Wanna Be Oddie is a wacky three-minute animated short film by the young California animator Ben Lam Jun Bin. This one was initially inspired by old-timey black & white Mickey cartoons from Disney, but it quickly ends up crazily veering off into a weird 3D futuristic robot world. All poor little Wanna Be Oddie wanted was a drink of some nice cold milk from the vending machine, but things quickly spin into a wickedly slapstick other-worldly experience for him! This one will definitely quench your thirst for a little bit of very happy fun-time!

The Wanna Be Oddie: The Saga of The Krazy Vending Machine

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Blinky: A Twisted Full-Evil Bloody Robot

Blinky: A Twisted Full-Evil Bloody Robot

Blinky is a wickedly evil 3D animated short horror film by the Irish filmmaker Ruairi Robinson. The short is shot exceptionally well, and the story is as bloody creepy as it gets. The film tells the story of an angst-ridden young boy, who is trapped in a well-to-do, yet toxic home environment where his parents constantly fight. For Christmas he requests and gets, Blinky, the latest robot friend/home helper. But will Blinky turn out to be the true friend the boy desperately wants and needs? Well, sadly, very probably not….

Blinky: A Twisted Full-Evil Bloody Robot

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Kurzschluss: A Very Tragic Robot Love Story

Kurzschluss: A Very Tragic Robot Love Story

Kurzschluss (Short Circuit) is a delightful, bittersweet 3D-animated short film by German animators Miriam Frank, Georg Utz, and Xaver Xylophon.  The sad little animated short, which cleverly combines stop-motion and CGI, tells a very tragic robot love story.

Kurzschluss: A Very Tragic Robot Love Story

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A Joyously Bloody Work Anthem: Kill Your Co-Workers!

A Joyously Bloody Work Anthem: Kill Your Co-Workers!

Kill Your Co-Workers is a wonderful animated robot music video created by “beeple,” aka Mike Winkleman, for the song by Flying Lotus.  The video begins with a cheerfully sunny small town parade, complete with happy spectators, fancy floats and “rainbows are yummy” signs.  But soon, things get a little bloody, ending up with with some gruesome pixelated mayhem!

A Joyously Bloody Work Anthem: Kill Your Co-Workers!

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Spike Jonze’s I’m Here: A Hauntingly Heartbreaking Robot Romance

Spike Jonze’s I’m Here: A Hauntingly Heartbreaking Robot Romance

I’m Here is a 30-minute short film (HD full-version presented here) by filmmaker Spike Jonze, a film that’s haunting, beautiful, whimsical and overwhelmingly heartbreaking all at the same time.  I’m Here gives an interesting look at an alternative world, where robotic humanoids live and work alongside the regular human population.  The simple, elegant visual storytelling that Jonze employs is surprisingly affecting, although in a potentially dark way.  The film is full of originality and the kind of mysterious mythology that will have sci-fiction enthusiasts wishing they could spend more time in the world he created.

Spike Jonze’s I’m Here: A Hauntingly Heartbreaking Robot Romance

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An on-line version of the film is available to view here.

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