Supernova Previews

Supernova Previews

Take a look inside the visual ecstasy in store with the 5th annual Supernova Digital Animation Festival "World On Fire." All programs to be released throughout the month of September. Full Calendar available at https://denverdigerati.org/supernova-schedule

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Supernova Previews
  • Hi My Name is........

    Supernova 2020 Artists Introduce themselves

    This is what you get when you ask over 150 artists to send personal introductions describing their animations. Make sure to watch through to the end for the full Supernova 2020 Program artist lineups, and more. Supernova 2020 Artists knock it out of th...

  • Night Lights Denver program preview

    Night Light’s Denver, the people’s projector, was launched in late 2019. The project presents digital animation in the heart of downtown Denver on the façade of the Daniels & Fisher Clock Tower, one of the city’s most iconic and historic buildings. Denver Digerati was central to the ideation and ...

  • Silent Screen Program Preview

    Denver Digerati began developing protocols for the integration of digital animation and motion-artwork with outdoor LED displays starting in 2010. Supernova now employs Denver’s unique LED screen infrastructure. Programming is featured on multiple screens, located within a 6-block radius in the h...

  • World On Fire Preview

    Supernova selected the theme World on Fire in early January for this year’s festival. Each year, the festival has coincided with a world facing vast challenges, stemming from human impact, that have threatened large swaths of the population. Even prior to a life-changing global pandemic, with no ...

  • Supernova Competition Preview

    Supernova’s Competition program is the focal point of the annual festival boasting significant cash prize awards, determined by special guest jurors, who represent the vanguard of the digital motion-art and animation community. Animations selected for the competition are chosen for a variety of r...

  • Director's Choice program preview

    Coinciding with the launch of Supernova in 2016, Director’s Choice is a group of special selections curated by Supernova’s Creative Director, one with no inherent definition other than the impulse towards creativity, whether radical or ephemeral, ranging from big ideas to those seeking a more nua...

  • New Voices New Directions program preview

    Introduced in 2020, New Voices New Directions is a category fashioned by the desire to showcase emerging artists and ideas, providing a platform for fresh voices, innovative authorship and visual sensibilities that don’t always adhere to the normal understanding of digital animation. To us it's t...

  • OVERDRIVE adults only animation preview

    OVERDRIVE adults only animation program returns to Supernova for the second year in a row, curated by Denver Digerati associate Faiyaz Jafri. This program shows how digital animators and artists are pushing the boundaries within the medium, with compelling works that are challenging to display in...

  • Everything Abstract Sonic & Experimental Program Preview

    New in 2020, Supernova presents the first ever "Everything Abstract-Sonic," a program that highlights the synergy between abstract visuals and dynamic sound, culminating in sensorial euphoria. Replacing our regular Music Videos program, Abstract-Sonic moves closer to defining a genre that is stil...

  • Student Shorts Program Preview

    What started out as “Animation for all Ages,” a stalwart of Denver Digerati programming preceding the advent of Supernova, has now grown into the most exciting category within the festival. To Denver Digerati, student work is the core that continually inspires us and supports our belief that toda...

  • Digital Dialect - Parsons New School Student Animations preview

    This program is a collection of films created for the course Digital Dialect at Parsons School of Design in New York, taught by Faiyaz Jafri. Students created computer-generated animations with digital readymades and procedural principles instead of following the traditional educational route con...

  • Hypnotic Devices Program Preview

    Full program will launch September 15th on supernova.video

    Absurd, Abstract, Profound - Over the past hundred years, animation has grown from early technical experiments to mainstream entertainment and back to experimental forms, based on technological advancements. Though video games are young...

  • Space Dust Program Preview

    Full program will launch September 17th on supernova.video

    Hello, my name is Snow Yunxue Fu. I am an international new media artist, curator, and currently an assistant arts professor at New York University Tisch School of the Arts. I have curated the Space Dust program at the 2020 SUPERNOVA Fe...

  • Future Tense Program introduction

    This is a video summary of the Future Tense course that NYU Professor Snow Yunxue Fu has proposed and taught in the China Academy of Art (CAA) 2020 Young to Young International Collaborative Curriculum Program. The video is edited by the CAA Professor Zhipeng Wang with the footage recordings from...

  • Brief History of Video Gaming Program Preview

    A mad dash through the history of Video Gaming, a program curated by Sharifa Moore for Supernova. To be presented live on the 14th and Arapahoe LED screen in Denver as part of Silent Screen Walking Tour on September 19th.

  • Relentless Melt No.17 Program Preview

    Student Short Spotlight program - Relentless Melt

    Relentless Melt presents a program of fresh abstract and experimental animations from Hong Kong. The films were directed and animated by undergraduate students from the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong in the class of German...