Short of the Week: Slow Wave (Nightmare Animation)

It’s almost impossible to re-create nightmares through film or art, but director Andy Kennedy comes pretty close in his short animation Slow Wave. The films opens on a seemingly normal bedroom, which soon dissolves into a surreal dreamworld – the walls and ceilings distorting. It’s like a bizarre blend of Nightmare on Elm StreetSuspiria and The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari.