My grad film made in my final year @ CALARTS' Character Animation.
I've always loved the classic animated shorts, so wanted my 4th yr film to try and have the fun tone of those 30's & 40's cartoons - all wrapped up for a modern audience. But as always, I'll let you be the judge!
" The Colony's motto states - 'ne in ipsis nidis ædificem et snowius yellowius'
(*'Nests don't build themselves and never eat yellow snow')
And boy where they right. It's mating season once again down in the 'ol, cold arctic - and Percy is one excited lil' penguin!
Peruggia however, may have other ideas. As the race to impress escalates, and Percy figures out what truly is important in life - will the old adage 'be careful what you wish for' come into play?
Spoiler: Yes. Yes it will. "
All-in-all, from first frame to last, production took just over 10 weeks. And certainly a few all-nighters!
Written, Directed, Animated, Designed, Sound etc by Richard Tuft.
...with the voice talents of:-
Brian Brantley as "Percy Penguin"
Sam Sewell as "Patience"
Jade Robinson as "Petunia"
Noga Yechieli as "Patricia Penguin"
and Richard Tuft as "Peruggia"
...and Lead Sound Design from Logan Byers.
Thanks for watching:
Two Birds, One Stone
(or: Useful Life Lessons from the Antarctic)
For more of my work, and some behind-the-scenes artwork from the film, check out > http://www.richardtuft.com
Watch other films made by my classmates this year @:
2017 CalArts Character Animation Student Films