My senior film while attending SCAD. Created over the course of 6 months, shot all in my dorm room.
A young mad scientist sets out to create a pet monster within parallel worlds of an imaginary laboratory and the reality of the boy's bedroom.
Winner - Best Student Animation - Savannah Film Festival
Official Selection - Fantastic Fest
Official Selection - Newport Beach Film Festival
Nope - Student Academy Awards
Written, Directed, and Animated by Dan MacKenzie
Co-producer – Nicholas Reichard
Fabrication Assistance – Dan Field
Puppet Clothing – Megan Miller
Prop Building Assistance – Britain Cramer
Lighting – Austin Rink
Compositing Assistance – Ed Rivero
Graphic Design – Gregory Sesma
Original Music and Sound – Martin Mayer
Voices – Louise Phillips and Phe
Additional music courtesy of DeWolfe Harmony
Thanks – Jason Maurer, Jeremy Moorshead, Debra Moorshead, Allison Neckman, Scott Kennell, and Leonard DeStefano
After a year since completion, I'm happy to finally put this bad boy online. I hope you enjoy it! Thank you for watching.