A sofa-bound dog is shocked to learn that a whole world lies outside the door— the maddening, unbreakable door.
An animated tribute to rubbery 1940s cartooning, thumbs, and the release of getting outside, COOPED was hand-drawn in TVPaint and was completed with thanks to ASIFA Portland, RACC, and the Animator Study Group. More info is available at tenpoundtoons.com/Cooped
Story, Direction, and Animation: Mike A. Smith
Sound Design: Jason Edwards
Foley: Lou Guidi
Score: John Morgan Askew and Cory Gray
Musicians: Cory Gray, John Morgan Askew, Ji Tanzer, and Derek Trost
Voices: Jason Edwards, Brock Morse, and Leo Edwards