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DIRE Films

DIRE Films is an independent stop motion animation group run entirely by college students and the like. DIRE's mission is to provide stop motion animated shorts to the world, proving that students can provide exceptional work.
Aug 28 '13

BETA viewer WANTED!

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A frame from our first film by Kirsten

This is a unique opportunity to view the production of DIRE’s first stop motion animated short film before everyone else and give your feedback!

We are currently looking for a motivated individual to beta view the completed storyboard. Our first film has been under wraps since April and we need fresh eyes to view our progress and give his or her input. You will remain apart of the DIRE family afterwards.

If you have an eye for story telling, an appreciation for animation, and just an all around fun and easygoing fellow or fella, we encourage you to email us at info.direfilms@gmail.com or send us an ask and tell us why you’d be a perfect fit.


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Aug 27 '13

Storyboards are officially completed! Rising star and CalArts BFA1 Kirsten Sjursen-Lien beautifully storyboarded our first short film.

Here is just a preview of what is to come!

Aug 17 '13
"Dog" concept drawings for DIRE’s first stop motion film "The Stranger"[Naomi Romero]

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"Dog" concept drawings for DIRE’s first stop motion film "The Stranger"
[Naomi Romero]

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Aug 16 '13

Happy Birthday to our Character Designer/Storyboard Artist Kirsten Sjursen-Lien and Score Composer Sean Haeberman!

Aug 11 '13

Anonymous asked:

How much did it cost to get a professional armature made?

Each armature costs about half a grand. :)

Aug 11 '13

artisticthingem asked:

Are you still looking for a turnaround artist? I've probably waited too long...

Our character designer, Kirsten, filled the position but feel free to send your portfolio to info.direfilms@gmail.com to see if we have an available position for you.

All our positions are paid. We value the work of hard working artists!

Aug 10 '13
Girl’s armature, professionally built by Citoplasmas Stop Motion Armatures, specifically for this project.The armature does have fingers! Our puppet department wants to treat the fingers before posing them to avoid breakage.

Girl’s armature, professionally built by Citoplasmas Stop Motion Armatures, specifically for this project.

The armature does have fingers! Our puppet department wants to treat the fingers before posing them to avoid breakage.

Aug 8 '13

The armature for our Girl figure came in today!

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We are all very very excited! 

It is about the size of our hand (and looks a little like an early 2000’s robot, if you can picture it)

Posting a picture later today!

Aug 6 '13
Shadow & GirlArtist: Kirsten Sjursen-LienAn Indi Film by DIRE
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Shadow & Girl
Artist: Kirsten Sjursen-Lien
An Indi Film by DIRE

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Aug 5 '13

DIRE Social Networks

You can now follow DIRE on Facebook and Twitter!
(we are a newer team, so there are many many updates to come, we promise!)

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