Created for the "Spooky Scary" 5 Second Project at Greyscalegorilla:

Big thanks to:

Brayden McCluskey ( and Dan Poole for the audio!

In the spirit of disclosure. I'm actually working on a final project and used this 5 second entry as a tester of the aesthetic I'm striving to develop. The animations are all done in AE with the Puppet Tool used to add the more fluid touches. I went to pains to develop the assets as large as possible in Photoshop to avoid scaling issues which I think a lot of raster based animations suffer from.

And, of course, as one eagle eyed Serge has already commented, I reached out to the masters of Monty Python for inspiration:

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