This film took about 3 years (from early 2003 to late 2006), mostly because I was working on another project I eventually dropped. Then I came back to this one, and I’m glad I did. This is by far one of my favorite films, not just because I’m proud of it, but I also got to travel alot because of it. 😉 Hand drawn, scanned into Photoshop, and painted in Photoshop. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Music: Carmina Burana by Carl Orff ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Special Jury Awards for Best Art Direction of the Festival and Swarovski Designer Award, International Jugendfilmfestival, Kundl, Austria Best of Festival, Digital Days Student Film Festival Santa Barbara Best Animation, Youth Division, Newport Beach Film Festival First Place High School Animation, Best Fest America, La Jolla First Place Animation, Santa Monica Teen Film Festival Best Animation, The International Student Film Festival Best High School Animation, After Hours Film Society Student Shorts, Illinois Selection, Chicago International Childrens Film Festival Selection, Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films Selection, Santa Barbara International Film Festival Selection, Mill Valley Film Festival Selection, Longbaugh Film Festival, Portland Selection, Redstick International Animation Festival, LSU Baton Rouge
Video Rating: 5 / 5
In collaboration with the Welsh National Opera, Ffotogallery had the exciting opportunity to work with five schools across England and Wales, to produce a large-scale projection piece to accompany a children’s orchestral performance. Utilising local venues such as school halls and leisure centres, the performance toured across England and Wales introducing over 3000 young people to the operatic and visual arts, through participatory workshops and attendance of the concert. The Magician’s Cat was developed by the Welsh National Opera, in collaboration with Ffotogallery, film-maker Sophie Cobb, artist Stefhan Caddick, writer Berlie Doherty and composer Julian Philips.
Video Rating: 4 / 5