12/12/2011 08:03 pm ET | Updated Dec 13, 2011

Choreographed Stop Motion Animation (VIDEO)

Stop motion animation has experienced a renaissance in a big way, thanks to artist-driven sharing websites, such as vimeo. With this influx of content the market will undoubtedly get a little over-saturated. But have no fear! This fresh mix of the classic animation technique with a modern twist cuts through the clutter and is sure to command your attention from start to finish.

Steven Briand, otherwise known as Burayan, is a graduate of the reputable ENSAD (The National School of Decorative Arts) in Paris. While completing a two-month internship at the internationally-renowned production company, Partizan, Briand completed this stunning stop motion short that literally breaks the medium down into a complex choreography of shapes and patterns.