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2016 // Drama, Short Film, Digital 2D, Experimental, Rotoscoping


Dir: Tal Kantor

What is the film about?

A man recalls a moment of a lost opportunity to communicate with his daughter. Their brief meeting after so many years undermines his world and renders his words meaningless.

What influenced it?

Drawing, photography, Haiku, Poetry,

A little background information...

This is my graduation film from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design.
I was looking for a visual language that would enable me to combine the mediums I work with – drawing, animation, photography, and writing.
I was also interested in focusing here on the limitations of language, this helplessness or inability of words to be sufficient enough to bring together two characters. To talk about distance.
I was interested in finding a visual connection between the body and the inner world.
I chose a visual language which enables to synthesize between the familiar physical reality and a dynamic state of consciousness and memory.

How was the film made?

This is an Animation technique which organically fuses freehand drawing animation with Segments of live-action. Made with: Watercolors & Ink on paper, 2D drawn animation in TVPaint, Canon DSLR video shooting, Adobe AFX, Photoshop….

Dan McHale
My short is on Skwigly.
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