Sometimes we are happy, sometimes we are unhappy. Alex the cat falls victim to the criticisms of the everyday, and struggles to find happiness in his life.
An animated student short film made during an 8 month study period at Sheridan College.
Duration: 5:08 (full length)
Genre: slice of life
Category: 2D animation
Full Film Credits:
All aspects: Jean Liang
Music: Babak Taghinia
Sound Design: Steven Roberts
Mentor: Stephen Barnes
Animation colourists and assistants: Michelle Soong, Jessica Jing, Valerie Garnace, Katherine de Vries, Aisha Ghali, Izabella Abreu, Xin Wu, Melissa Chin, Keenan Goncalves, Victor Reno, Lucy Feng, Derek Desierto, Masae Seki, Shirley Liang
Software used: Photoshop CS6 and CS5.5, Premiere pro, Aftereffects, Toonboom Harmony
Music by Annie Poon, Kirsten Heming, and Nathan Scruggs
Synopsis: A paper doll undergoes transformations of dress and scenery. She challenges the viewer with her cryptic questions and pithy sayings.
Broadcast History: 2010; The Museum of Art and Design: SLASH- Paper Under the Knife exhibit.2004; “Conversions” gallery exhibition, NYC
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