Motion Response


Pause’s signature initiative sees studios and individuals from around the world deliver a series of cutting-edge animations based on the festival’s annual theme.

Signal-Void by Substance

Signal/Void is a darker perspective on the networks we belong to and take part in every day: some...


Eve by Seth Molson

“Eve” - The birth of Ai. Credits: Directed byARTEM SKIY OnSet Production/Visual effects bySETH...


Motion Response by Laundry

In today’s world, there’s little separation between humanity and technology. It’s become an...


Overrated Reality by Sociedad Fantasma

In a time where reality is overrated, a shy guy is rejected by the coolest girl in the party but...


Pause 2017 Opening Titles by Zaoeyo & Echoic

This year's theme of Pause is "Different Perspective". The whole idea was inspired by an anime...


Ocular by Locked And Loading

Perception is reality- or is it? We live in a world so occupied with technological advances that...


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