04.02.14 by Jeff

“Move Mountain” animation by Kirsten Lepore

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One of the most talented artists I know, Kirsten Lepore, has finally released her CalArts graduate thesis film and it is incredible. “Move Mountain” is a masterpiece, a wonderful story about healing, expertly told and gorgeously animated. This is what it looks like when a filmmaker has complete control of her craft.

I interviewed Kirsten last year and we talked about her previous films, and briefly about how a song by The Knife kinda inspired “Move Mountain” (read the interview here). She remains one of only a few people to ever guest post on Booooooom, and her post of hand drawn animations is still one of my favourites in the history of this site (see it here).

Check out those links, turn up your speakers, turn down your lights, and enjoy her film below!


 

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Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • Joost Koster

    Wonderful! So much details

  • Alicia Reyes McNamara

    love it!

  • Ben

    Did I just see the Eagleman Stag dude make an appearance!?

    • yes, the dance sequence has many characters from other popular animations

  • Michiel

    Very well done. You should watch “oh willy”, it’s my favorite stop-motion animation, and it won a ton of prizes.
    trailer: http://vimeo.com/34891933
    full movie: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qM13X1PIT4s

    enjoy!

  • Tim Breese

    The camera motion is flawless & the main character is so well done. Definitely one of the best stop motion films I’ve ever seen.

  • phoebe

    so lovely! intoxicating visuals. a story that could easily be muddled by words but conveyed pitch-perfect through film.

  • robot gallardo

    the medicine is the journey, the journey is the medicine

  • Ezequiel Blurpenstein

    Wow, that is utterly brilliant. I wish I have kids some day that can see this, and I wish I could visit that place and live there for a while, looks nice and peaceful. Fantastic film!

  • RosannaG

    Wow, brillant visuals

    – touching.

  • wow! love it!

  • Aaron Bumgarner

    Beautiful!

  • Morijah Oslund

    Koooool! Loved it!





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