An animation-focused social video studio in Southeast Texas, where humidity blurs the line between waking and dreaming.

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Night Heron makes stunning short-form animation for social video, music videos, and GIFs.

now it's over

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This music video for Brooklyn’s A Place To Bury Strangers uses a broad variety of visual styles — including stop-motion with paper puppets, ink on paper, watercolor, and paint-on-glass animation — in a noir-influenced, handcrafted animated tribute to French and Japanese New Wave auteurs of the late ’60s. SPECIAL MENTION: Fest Anča 2016

clara

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A hybrid animated tribute to legendary BBC radio DJ John Peel's touching on-air reading of a letter from a teenage listener in 1981. FINALIST: TIFF x Instagram, and shortlisted by Indiewire.

greyhound blues

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Made entirely by hand and animated without digital effects, "Greyhound Blues" explores themes of traveling and childhood while drawing from the visual mythology of 1950s roadside America -- especially where it overlaps with the American Southwest. OFFICIAL SELECTION: Cutout Fest, Cucalorus, Animation Block Party, Animasyros, Anibar.

white raven

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Night Heron created five animated sequences for Bootown's White Raven, a live shadow puppet theater production exploring the life of a bird born with the wrong color feathers.

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