For 'The Lion City', the idea behind the extension of the tilt shift technique is for focus and distance to be something the viewer can experience. It also doubles to communicate the constant heat and humidity that hits you whenever you leave the comfort of air conditioning in Singapore.
Thanks to the following people who helped with this film:
Yan Szu Ong, Singapore National Parks Board;
April Tan, Juliana Tan, Irin Lin & Belle Tan - Singapore Urban Redevelopment Authority;
Cheryl Ng, The Ritz Carlton Millennia Singapore;
Jing Han Foo, Singapore Housing & Development Board;
Fulvia Wong, Singapore Flyer;
Ong Jun Wei, National Day 2011;
Steven Tan, Shaw Organisation;
David Phan, P&G Photographic.
Featuring 115 people, previously unseen footage of Joey, New York City, a whole bunch of cameos, and a baby in a motorcycle jacket. Gabba Gabba Hey!
director GREG JARDIN
producer JESSICA ROULSTON
art director NASH DUNNIGAN
character animator JESSICA POLANIECKI
executive producer JENNIFER HEATH
production company @radical.media
production coordinator SMOKIN MIRRORZ
Story: A lonely desk toy longs for escape from the dark confines of the office, so he takes a cross country road trip to the Pacific Coast in the only way he can – using a toy car and Google Maps Street View.