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Shortlisted & Published in the United Nations Academic Magazine – The Art of Climate Action, Summer 2021: Photo Samples from this Series were selected.

Body Painting, Artistic Direction, Concept, Photography & Stopmotion Animation by April-Anna 

”We are the Environment, the Environment is Us. What we do to the Environment, we do to Ourselves.” Quote: April-Anna

Music provided by UltraK, ”Whatever it Takes”

Imagery referenced for the body painting, from the documentary SPOIL (by EP Films in collaboration with Pacific Wild); Great Bear Rainforest of Gitga’at Nation of British Columbia, Canada.

Keta Nadotawag: Listen

Stop-motion Animation Short Film by The Art of April-Anna

Collaborators: Flying Down Thunder & Rise Ashen
Keta Nadotawag – Listen
Music: Flying Down Thunder & Rise Ashen
Directing Assistance: Mynah Marie
General Assistance: Ziggy Lam


Music video contest entry for the song “Rainbow” by Robert Plant. / Vidéoclip – soumission pour le concours de la chanson “Rainbow” de Robert Plant

Models: Laurie Reinhart (Equilibrium Yoga Montreal), Aurélie Morgane (Projet Æolia), & Lisa Maria Diano.
Art, make-up, body painting, face painting, & stopmotion animation by The Art of April-Anna.

Vidéoclip – soumission pour le concours de la chanson “Rainbow” de Robert Plant

Mannequins : Laurie Reinhart (Equilibrium Yoga Montreal), Aurélie Morgane (Projet Æolia) et Lisa Maria Diano.

Art, maquillage, maquillage corporel, maquillage du visage et animation par The Art of April-Anna

Multi-Disciplinary Short Films by April-Anna

When the Ocean Dreams

Stop-Motion Animation Body Painting & Fine Art Canvas Painting 18 hours to paint.

Music by Melodic Energy Commission:

Sky Journey

Stopmotion Animation, Body Painting & Fine Art by April-Anna

Model: Cora Flora
Music: Excerpt from “Field of Grooves” off of Wave Packet by Melodic Energy Commision (Don Xaliman, George McDonald, Paul Franklin, Thom Evans, Rnady Raine-Reusch, Navaro Franco, Vince Mai, Bridget Wishart, Camillia Frey, Catherin Mclellan, Allannah Dow, Azul Salvaje)

Projet Æolia – Kieres

Teaser music video with Aurélie Morgane from Projet Æolia

Vidéoclip “teaser” avec Aurélie Morgane de Projet Æolia

Irina Mikhailova

A stopmotion animation & body art collaboration from the autumn of 2012 between The Art of April-Anna and vocalist, composer, & multi instrumentalist, Irina Mikhailova (from Kaya Project).

Assistants: Ziggy Lam & Zraëli Karus.

Music by Seb Mullaert of Minilogue, Daniel Skantze and Irina Mikhailova

Through stop-motion animation April-Anna combines fashion, body make-up, fine-arts, photography, and creative set designs to create original videos that can be used for:

  • Artist promotion
  • Product advertisement
  • Commercial services
  • Campaign awareness
  • Brand marketing
  • Creative projects

Avec l’animation image par image, April-Anna mélange la mode, le maquillage corporel, les beaux-arts, la photographie ainsi que des décors créatifs pour la création de vidéos originaux qui peuvent servir à :

  • Promotion d’artiste
  • Publicité pour un produit
  • Services commerciaux
  • Campagne de sensibilisation
  • Marketing de marque
  • Projets créatifs

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