PARTY NY

Grandfather's Matchboxes

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Date
December 2014
Type
TV Film
Client
NHK
ACTUAL STOP-MOTION FILM BASED ON
PROGRAMMED ANIMATION

This piece was created based on the theme "Programming" for TECHNE, an educational TV program broadcasted nationally in Japan.

Chief Technology Officer Qanta Shimizu made this stop-motion film using over 300 matchboxes from the personal collection of his wife's grandfather.

The movements of the matchboxes are entirely defined with openFramework-based motion programming and shot in 30fps.

Director
Qanta Shimizu (PARTY New York)
Music
Migiwa Miyajima
Producer
Kenichi Yano (Spoon Inc)
DOP
Tatsuyuki Kozen (TTR Inc)
Light
Naoya Imaoka (TTR Inc)
Production
Taku Hirono
Hiroshi Yamakawa
Kazunari Nagai
Arata Tsuchida (Spoon Inc)
Ryuichi Ishikawa
Hajime Baba
Hironori Onozaki
Mandy Wang
Kotaro Hamada
Ryohei Nagase
Edit
Ken Rosenberg