The Art of Pho is an interactive motion comic adapted from the original graphic novel by Julian Hanshaw. All 8 episodes can be watched online here:
UK-based comic creator Julian Hanshaw crossed "the canal" to meet with animation director Lois van Baarle at the Submarine Channel studio in Amsterdam to check on the progress. We took Julian to Lambiek, the oldest comic book store in town, to talk about his inspirations. And Lois explains some of the steps she took to adapt Julian's graphic novel into an interactive motion comic.
Also appearing are animators Danne Bakker, Nele van Haegenberg, Ferda Surensoy, and Alice Eigenraam, Pastelle Music and voice actor Sebastian Prose, who did the voice for the main character, Little Blue.
Art of Pho "Making Of" directed by:
Submarine Channel editors Geert van de Wetering & Remco Vlaanderen, Line producer: Coen van Oostrom, Camera: Robijn Voshol, Editor: Niels de Roos. Many thanks to comic book store Lambiek.nl, and "Welcome Vietnam" restaurant Amsterdam (best Pho in town).
Submarine Channel is made possible with the support of OC&W – Ministry of Culture, Education and Science and The City of Amsterdam.