From Maria Komodore, about indipendent exposure animation edition 2007
...Startle Pattern, by Eric Patrick, and Giocattoli Futuristi, by Claudio Castelli, are extraordinarily adventurous in their representations.
Patrick's short explores the state of spectatorship today by making its clay protagonist abandon his film-enclosed world and confront his creator.
Giocattolli Futuristi brings to mind an era when movies were influenced by and responsive to general art movements, reflecting the work of Futurist Italian artist Fortunato Depero. With its harsh, flat, and strictly-angled shapes, faint colors, and naturally induced sounds, Castelli's short presents a gloomy industrialized world where people struggle with conscience and consciousness....