Computer Animation / Film / VFX

Honorary Mention 2013

The Prix Ars Electronica is the world’s most time-honored media arts competition. Winners are awarded the coveted Golden Nica statuette, prize money ranging up to € 10,000 per category and an opportunity to showcase their talents at the famed Ars Electronica Festival in Linz.


By Carl Burton

A vast secret world is revealed inside an attic during a rainstorm. Familiar objects move through an ever-growing network of complex spaces alive with atmospheric sound. Shelter has been honored as a Vimeo Staff Pick, an official selection of Slamdance, SIGGRAPH Asia and VIS Vienna, and Best Experimental Film at the Crossroads Film Festival.

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Carl Burton is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts MFA Alum. For more about his work, please visit:

Image is courtesy of Artist Carl Burton and Ars Electronica.

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