Fish Out of Water is a senior thesis film about a boy who is afraid of the dark and the dream he has to overcome it. Thanks to all who helped get this from initial concept to final render!


Director / Character TD - Tom Szenher
Lead Animator - Justin Melillo
Additional Animation - Shendy Wu, Thaddaeus Andreades, Michael Altman, Chris Rodriguez
Lighting Assistance - Dan Solomon
Compositing Assistance - Dan Solomon & Vicky Penzes
Character Designs - Vicky Penzes
Character Textures - Ellen Su, Hyun Jun Song
Environmental Modeling / Texturing - JD Gardner, Adrienne DeLuca, Jack Caron, Christian Trautman
Additional Texturing - Escarla Abreu
Enviromental Shading - Sari Rodrig
Title Design - Lauren Hom
Title Animation - Mina Mir
Colorist - Ryan Saxe

Theis Advisor - Anca Risca
Technical Advisor - Frank Naranjo
Produced at SVA

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