Two student-made films from DigiPen Institute of Technology will show at the Blue Plum Animation Festival this month as part of the Blue Plum Arts & Music Festival in Johnson City, Tennessee.
The films — Bait & Switch and Cat Fight — were made by DigiPen art students as part of their senior projects.
Each entry will be assessed by a panel of judges during the festival. The student filmmakers have a chance of winning a cash prize based on the technical and creative merits of their film.
The Blue Plum Animation Festival is a part of the Blue Plum Arts & Music Festival, held in downtown Johnson City, Tennessee and put on by the Digital Media Program of East Tennessee State University.
Read more about the Blue Plum Animation Festival on their website.
See more about Bait & Switch and Cat Fight below, or check out the DigiPen YouTube channel to see a variety of animations made by DigiPen students.
Bait & Switch
A plucky fish busker and his jellyfish companion outwit a terrifying shark bully in this senior animation project from 2014.
Bait & Switch was created by Jakob Zoepfl, Seongjun Yun, Derek Schuetz, Ian Hampton, Jakob Zoepfl, Siew Yi Liang, Cole Harrington, Kevin Kaufman, Evan Alderete, and Grey Davenport.
When two felines are left home alone for the afternoon, a raucous slapstick fight breaks out in this zany animation.
Created by BFA students Yee Kar Kin, Lim Wei Ning, Nur Hafizah, Siti Norhana, and Eric Lim at DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore, Cat Fight was shown at the Thurrock International Film Festival in the United Kingdom in 2014.