The name 'Bhavri' in Hindi has three meanings - spinning top, bumble bee and whirlpool. Characteristics that define the lead character.

My grandpa passed away before I was born, and as a kid I sent him a note tied to a balloon - hoping he would reply from heaven. For my graduate thesis film at Academy of Art University, I imagined a more film-worthy version of this childhood experience.

This short was animated using Maya, Flash and After Effects. It has a lot of hand painted textures and hand-drawn henna motifs layered beneath layers.

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