Short film produced to conclude a sermon series called "Marriage: Why Bother?" at Port City Community Church--find out more about the series at


More information about the video:

Producer: Mike Paschal
Direction, Illustration, and Animation by Jesse Bond
Illustration and Titles by Rachael Dowdy
Additional Illustration by Stephen Eyles

Music: "Ulysses" (free download here: )
by Josh Garrels -

Produced by Port City Community Church -

Inspired by "the Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello," ( ) "The Invention of Love," ( ) and the many historic works of Lotte Reiniger ( ), who pioneered the silhouette animation medium

Many free vector illustration resources were also used for this film, too numerous to mention--props to and among others!

Animated in Adobe After Effects CS5.5 for Mac using Nicolas Dufresne's amazing free DUIK character rigging tools -

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