A two-minute animated voyage through nature's life cycle, following the trials and tribulations of a humble apple seed.
The film was kindly funded by Adobe, made using their CS4 range of software. It was produced at Nexus Productions and features a soundtrack by Jape. It was made using a mixture of stop motion papercraft and 2D drawn animation.
See making of here: vimeo.com/2425610
Credits for the film are as follows:
Story and direction : Johnny Kelly
Production manager: Jo Bierton
2D animation: Michael Zauner
3D animation: Eoin Coughlan
Paper modeler: Elin Svensson
Assisted by: Anna Benner
Stop frame DOP: Micolaj Jarosewicz
Stop frame animation: Matthew Cooper
Compositing: Alasdair Brotherston
Sound supervisor: Mike Wyeld
Foley artist: Sue Harding
Executive producers: Charlotte Bavasso, Chris O’Reilly
Producer: Christine Ponzevera
Agency: Goodby, Silverstein & Partners
Creative director: Keith Anderson
Associate Creative Director: Tony Stern
Associate Creative Director: Frank Aldorf
Art director: Johan Arlig
Copywriter: Steve Payonzeck
Art director: Karishma Mehta
Copywriter: Gregory Lane
Interactive Producer: Stella Wong
Art Buyer: Jenny Taich
Official Music Video for Just The Architect
'The Screaming Skull' is the third in the 'Penny Dreadful' series of animations. It was made more or less 'back to back' with 'Scayrecrow' and was co-funded by the Exeter phoenix and Exeter Council.
Set after the First world war, 'The Screaming skull' is a gothic story of ancestral anxieties, hereditary madness and ghosts that won't be put to rest. Drawing upon such influences as M.R James and the Amicus movies of the 1970's, 'The Screaming Skull' is a quintessential British horror film.
As of March 4th the complete film will be available to download from carrionfilms.co.uk.
This is my second animation in the "Penny Dreadful" project wherein I'm aiming to take neglected aspects of English folklore and re-invent them for the 21st Century as digital animations.
This short is just starting to hit the festivals, has been nominated for a Media Innovations award and as of March 4th will be available to download directly from carrionfilms.co.uk.
Winner of Best Independent Film at Plymouth Media Innovation Awards March 2008
Winner of Best Film at Exeter Phoenix Two Short Nights Film Festival, December 2007 (Premiere)
Screened at the Clones Film Festival, Ireland, October 2008
Screened on the BBC Big Screen 2008-2009
Written and Directed by Jerri Hart
Produced by Ben Sherriff and Jerri Hart
Edited by Ben Sherriff
DOP Molly King
Additional Camera and Crane by Tony Hill
Music by George Cooper and Jerri Hart
The film was funded by a bursary from Exeter Phoenix Media in association with Devon County Council and The Pennon Group. Produced by CWA Film and Sherriff HD in association with Phoenix Media.
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PUNY GODS! Curated Cinema for The Cultured and The Curious
A playlist for the PUNY GODS! monthly film screenings in Exeter, Devon, UK.
Short Films with large ambitions, PUNY GODS! wants to make short films social. So expect great short films, filmmakers in attendance and enough space to have a drink and a chat. More like going to watch a great band with your friends than your traditional cinema style event.
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A M • N is a conceptual short film.
The purpose of the project is to bring the viewer through a series of experiments made by a fictional corporation, the A M • N CORP who controls paranormal phenomena through technology.