The Ultimate Fear
This is a fictional story with fictional characters, but the emotions are REAL. The film explores the perception of modern fears and phobias, - and how relative they are to each other.
A little girl is trying to find new friends while her brother is too busy with his video game. And none of them would expect what would happen if the game disturbs someone else.
Directed and animated by Tatiana Alisova
Music and sound design by Somatic Waves
Voice: Luke Pickett and Holly Heasman-Durham
Supervising tutors: Steve Roberts, Birgitta Hosea
With help and support of Clare Murthy, Stafford Lawrence, Alex Weller, Candi Bloxham, Bob Shuang Hu, Lorenzo Strappelli and Diana Garcia
Interested? Check out the "MAKING OF" blog
"This film was inspired by Mayan mythology, in which zoomorphs - half-humans, half-animals - always played important roles. According to Codexes, they were the first generation of creatures made by gods; they lived their normal lives in the Underworld before humankind came to the Earth."
2nd year team project in collaboration with English National Opera.
Direction, concept art, character designs, animation, compositing
"Mother" animation by Madalena Pinto Cohelho
"Daughter" and birds animated by Daisy Li
Music by Somatic Waves
The fastest knife in the West End
This is a story about Dr. Robert Liston , a Scottish surgeon noted for his skill and speed in an era prior to anaesthetics, when speed made a difference in terms of pain and survival – people called him the fastest knife in the West End.