This session is curated by François Mathey from Belgium, and will focus on short animated stories.
Become the un-offical film crew. Download the app, film the event and get connected!
Become part of the festival, open brainstorming and real-time questions to speakers. Get involved!
Welcome to Pause Fest 2014 - Day 2
Welcome to Pause Fest 2014 - Day 1
Gravitate is a 2 player audio visual jam. It allows the players to play instruments on the big screen, controlled purely through their movements. This live jam will take place at both Fed Square and Northbridge Piazza, Perth, allowing people from across the country to interact and play along with one another.
PauseStage talks are here to inspire, engage and blow everyone's mind. They're very personal, forward thinking and about the big picture.
Watch animations and video resumes from names like Twistedpoly, Rich Nosworthy, Woodwork, Vascolo and many more.
Join us for an exclusive screening of 'Narrative in Motion'. This screening will awaken your senses and tantalise your imagination.
Pause is offering 20 creative minds to come together and create a film within one day, which will be featured at Pause Fest.
A documentary that explores the downloading revolution; the kids that created it, the bands and the businesses that were affected by it, and its impact on the world at large.
New program is out now!
Focus on motion design history and how it is progressively moving away from a flat screen and into physical space.
Jump into the future with this selection of Pause Fest’s 2012 short film highlights at Loop Bar in the city.
These themed motion graphic highlights from the 2012 festival will give you a glimpse into the creative minds of some of the best motion designers from across the globe.
Musicians and sound designers unite! Join Pause and innovative design firm ARUP for an inspiring musical workshop about making great music from recorded sounds. Location, date and time soon to be announced. Remember to get tickets, as places are very limited.
Curated by Michael Brown of the massive motion graphics blog Ventilate.ca, enjoy some world-class graphics and enliven the senses at ACMI’s beautiful Cinema1.
The first time ever in this part of the globe! PanicRoom will feature three top practitioners in half hour sessions to present their current sources of inspiration – everything from books, album covers, YouTube clips and more.
Enjoy an evening of world-class cinema at the Loop Bar. Watch animations and video resumes from names like Twistedpoly, Sebas&Clim and many more. Later on, join us to hear three speakers talk about the making of these videos.
Join Pause at Loop Bar to view Melbourne from different perspective while networking over a few drinks!
What better way to spend a Friday evening than at an exclusive screening at the beautiful ACMI Cinema One? Curated by Pause’s Caspian Kai Pantea creative, explore the meaning behind Connected Motion in a mish mash of motion graphics, animation and more!
Experience the amazing interactive installations of the winners and other participants of this exciting open exhibition kindly funded by the team at Fed Square.
Opening night is here! Kick-start your Pause Fest fun with an evening of debauchery, connection and your best dance moves.
Short film loops have a unique, simple beauty. Come and celebrate short films with Pause Fed Square Screen and experience some amazing works of cinematic art.
For all you eager little early birds out there. At this exclusive event, get the chance to rub shoulders with fellow Pause Fest VIPs and make some great connections before the party starts!
One of the more significant and popular pieces to Pause are its Idents of specially produced animations and Cribs video 'resumes' that are sent to us from creative studios and artists all around the world.
The project calls for participants to design an intriguing and creative installation using different materials and mediums to convey the theme 'Connected'.
Pause Fest 2014 tickets available now. Get connecting and join the movement.
Fed Square to host Australia's answer to SXSW - Pause Fest on again in 2014 from Feb 13th - 16th.
PauseStage is an exclusive one-day conference event aimed as professional development for creative industries. Pause Stage is one event for the thinkers, practitioners and entrepreneurs of digital culture. It's a place to trade ideas, debate opinions, conceive projects, celebrate work, tell tales, get lit up.
Pause screenings are a premium selection of the best independent and commercial digital animations, short films and documentaries.
Earlier this year, Pause Fest made the trip to Europe to contribute to Croatia's inaugural creative festival, Republika.
PlusOne is an Amsterdam-based creative production studio with a strong focus on aesthetics and creative storytelling. These cats are so cool they cover the entire creative process, from conceptualisation to realisation.
“Harry” is the first film in a series of portrait films by Dylan Ryan Byrne, which explore what lies behind people’s passions and what shapes their unique take on life.
When Seattle-based design collective, Wintr, released their stunning CGI ‘head-trip’ of a video ‘The Fox’ for Sweden’s indie-pop group Niki & The Dove, a lot of people took notice, with the video going viral and gaining 130,000 views in the first week.
You may not have heard of Takuya Hosogane, but this freelance motion graphics director from Tokyo is sure to establish himself in the western world soon enough.
2veinte is a design and motion graphics studio based in Buenos Aires. Established in 2007, this young studio has already worked on some impressive campaigns and with the world’s biggest brands.
Paul Clements creates the type of visual effects that inspire young rookie designers to get in the game.
Naked is a motion design company from Paris. As the name suggests, the studio aims to shock and intrigue in true exhibitionistic style.
Sixty40 is a Sydney based motion graphics, design and animation studio. Their mission statement: to spend 60% of their time on commissioned work and 40% on independent projects keeps their work fresh and exciting.
The juxtaposition of ideas behind the moniker ‘Rocket Panda’ accurately describes his rise in the digital atmosphere, while hinting at the playful and unique work he produces.
Andreas Wannerstedt is what contemporary Scandinavian digital design is all about. This all-round digital superhero works across motion graphics and animation to create highly stylised detailed images that seamlessly blend 2D and 3D
London based design studio 'EYESONTHEWALL' live up to their name, providing audiences with a visual perspective like no other.
despite no actual Gstar products being shown, there's an identity for the brand manufactured right before the viewer.
"We have pioneered the art of 3d projection mapping and real-time motion tracking of human movement in theatre, sporting events, and pubic installations. Our work often blurs the virtual with our physical surroundings, encouraging audiences to participate in our hyper-real world."
Our vision is to rediscover the everyday through the filter of our imaginations. To inspire and be inspired. "Well, they certainly manage that."
The work of visual design studio, 'Beaver&Beaver', is much more than you'd expect from two large,
nocturnal, semi-aquatic rodents.
What a Vivid line up! Might just have to make our way to Sydney for this one. Would you like to join us?
Where there is innovative creativity comes international recognition. Most recently PostPanic won a Golden Drum at the 18th
Amsterdam continues to exert its heavyweight credentials with yet another hotbed of creativity - meet Jason White.