My old college friend and prolific animator and mentor, Chris Shepherd made this short film last year about the political issue currently dominating British politics at the expense of literally everything else.
Wherever you fall on the debate it’s pretty funny. I was lucky enough to see it last autumn at the Encounters film festival, but it is currently available on YouTube.
Posted here in celebration of Withdrawal Agreement Day in Parliament (haha!).
(You might have to click through to watch.)
By Izzy Burton at Blue Zoo.
As seen at last week’s “The State We’re In” viewing at Encounters 2018.
UPDATE 2019: with new remastered version courtesy of the Swedish Film Institute.
“Visit my blog for ‘behind the scenes’ stuff: http://goo.gl/EpwoBN This is what came out of my head on a three week music video project on my art foundation course… Hand drawn animation 759 frames drawn in Photoshop CS5 Edited in Sony Vegas Pro 10 Music: Gooey – Glass Animals “
A great breakdown, worth checking out.
“Here we are, kids. Project #1, an indie animation anthology on the theme of GHOST STORIES. All work done DIY, between jobs and classes, with no funding, between September ’12 and August ’13. Enjoy.
“If you’d like to support us, drop something in our tip jar below or check out our Gumroad shop for downloads and limited-edition Uncanny Mystery Packs. gumroad.com/lnwc
“Also, check out the individual members of LNWC. Say hello, follow their work, support them.
“Lastly, thanks to everyone who has encouraged us, spread the word, helped out and supported us over this past year. You are the best.
00:45 – I Will Miss You by Dave Prosser – (daveprosser.co.uk)
04:46 – The Jump by Charles Huettner – (charleshuettner.tumblr.com/)
07:22 – The American Dream by Sean Buckelew – (seanbuckelew.com/)
09:53 – Mountain Ash by Jake Armstrong & Erin Kilkenny – (jakedraws.tumblr.com/) & (erinkilkenny.com/)
14:29 – Rat Trap by Caleb Wood – (vimeo.com/calebwood)
16:23 – Loose Ends by Louise Bagnall – (elbooga.blogspot.com/)
18:47 – Phantom Limb by Alex Grigg – (alexgrigg.com/) Sound by Skillbard – (skillbard.com/)
23:02 – Asshole by Conor Finnegan – (conorfinneganan.tumblr.com/)
25:22 – Ombilda by Ciaran Duffy – (hellociaran.com/)
29:39 – Post Personal by Eamonn O’Neill – (eamonnoneill.ie/)
32:31 – Last Lives by Scott Benson – (bombsfall.com/)”
Yes, indeed. This is fantastic idea, independent animators working together to produce something amazing. Sets a great example and has produced some excellent, intriguing and devastating work.