Animated Stories

The Travellers' Guide to Happiness is an 3D animated graduation short created by Tashina van Zwam at the Utrecht School of the Arts in Hilversum, the Netherlands. It took eleven months to create this project.

The Travellers’ Guide to Happiness is about the circle of life on a small scale. It shows how everything is connected and follows a certain path over and over again. Nature’s pattern in unnoticeable daily things!

Inspired by Buck and Jeremy Kool

• Film by Tashina van Zwam
• Music by Merijn Mijnders from RAAK Music! -
• Sound Design by Bashel de Vries -

Tools used:
• Autodesk Maya
• V-Ray for Maya
• Eyeon Fusion
• Adobe After Effects
• Adobe Premiere

Special thanks:
• Egbert de Ruiter
• Roy Nieterau
• Tom Hankins
• Edwin Schaap
• Friends and family

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