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Silent Night

An eerie and dark Christmas tale not for the faint of heart.
4/5

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Mikael Trench’s short stop-motion animation unveils a chilling and eerie narrative under the moonlit sky, where an intense conflict unfolds between a determined snowman and an antagonistic animal. The meticulous craftsmanship of stop-motion animation is masterfully displayed, contributing to the atmospheric design that sets the stage for a climactic showdown.

The film captivates with its chilling narrative, complemented by perfect sound design that heightens the suspense. Trench exhibits a unique character design, breathing life into the snowman and its ominous foe, adding a distinctive touch to the dark Christmas theme. This is not your typical festive fare; it’s a dark, well-crafted story that veers away from the conventional holiday cheer.

While not intended for children due to its darker undertones, Trench’s creation stands out as a testament to the artistry and versatility of stop-motion animation. The film successfully creates an immersive and chilling experience, making it a noteworthy addition to the genre of dark Christmas movies, demonstrating that holiday tales can be both unconventional and well-executed.

Brief Synopsis

A night-long battle between a snowman and a grotesque adversary comes to a head, with both forces ready to fight to the death.
Silent Night Short Animation Film

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Director(s): Mikael Trench
Writer(s): Mikael Trench
Cast:
Producer(s): Mikael Trench
Director of Photography: Mikael Trench
Animation: Mikael Trench

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Runtime: 10 min

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Silent Night

An eerie and dark Christmas tale not for the faint of heart.
4/5

Review

Mikael Trench’s short stop-motion animation unveils a chilling and eerie narrative under the moonlit sky, where an intense conflict unfolds between a determined snowman and an antagonistic animal. The meticulous craftsmanship of stop-motion animation is masterfully displayed, contributing to the atmospheric design that sets the stage for a climactic showdown.

The film captivates with its chilling narrative, complemented by perfect sound design that heightens the suspense. Trench exhibits a unique character design, breathing life into the snowman and its ominous foe, adding a distinctive touch to the dark Christmas theme. This is not your typical festive fare; it’s a dark, well-crafted story that veers away from the conventional holiday cheer.

While not intended for children due to its darker undertones, Trench’s creation stands out as a testament to the artistry and versatility of stop-motion animation. The film successfully creates an immersive and chilling experience, making it a noteworthy addition to the genre of dark Christmas movies, demonstrating that holiday tales can be both unconventional and well-executed.

Spotlight

No artists for this title have been featured on Spotlight.

Brief Synopsis

A night-long battle between a snowman and a grotesque adversary comes to a head, with both forces ready to fight to the death.
Silent Night Short Animation Film

Credits

Director(s): Mikael Trench
Writer(s): Mikael Trench
Cast:
Producer(s): Mikael Trench
Director of Photography: Mikael Trench
Animation: Mikael Trench

Specifcations

Genre: ,
Subjects: , ,
Country:
Language:
Year:
Runtime: 10 min
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