Today’s short film will stop you in your tracks. Written, directed, and animated by Alex Grigg, Phantom Limb is a hauntingly beautiful vignette of loss and recovery. This powerfully emotional piece is Grigg’s debut as a writer/director, and his contribution to Late Night Work Club‘s first anthology: Ghost Stories. Phantom Limb was an official selection in the 2014 Sundance Shorts Competition.
Written, Directed and Animated by Alex Grigg
Additional Animation by Alexis Sudgen, James Hatley, Jean-Gui Culot, Jarrod Prince, Bill Northcott,
Backgrounds by Colin Bigelow with German Casado, Jason Pamment, Alex Grigg, Bjorn-Erik Aschim
Sound Design & Audio by Oswald Skillbard
Music Written and Performed by Kirsty Tickle and Jonathan Boulet
Doctor Voiced by Clifford Hume,
Martha Voiced by Sarah Jones,
Compositing by Ryan Kirby, Alex Grigg, Scott Benson
Digital Ink and Paint by Rimon Bar, Alexis Sudgen, Jasper Parker Trenfield
Special Thanks: Rosie Afford, Jake Armstrong, Greg Sharp, Ben Leon, Scott Benson, Bruce and Bronwyn Grigg,
Produced for Late Night Work Club
Learn about the making of Phantom Limb here: medium.com/@joyybox/1eef3f6d085f
Image credits: sundance.org, medium.com
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A standout narrative feature at the 2014 SXSW Film Festival, Animals is an intimate look into the lives of a young couple coping with homelessness and addiction. Creating a fantasy life for themselves, Jude (David Dastmalchian) and Bobbie (Kim Shaw) hide away at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo until they are forced to face reality. Following its March 9th premiere at […]
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Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo becomes a sanctuary for a young couple in Animals, a narrative feature premiering at the 2014 SXSW Film Festival. Bobbie (Kim Shaw) and Jude (David Dastmalchian) are living out of their broken-down car, stealing and conning to survive and to maintain an addiction. Everything changes when they are confronted with the […]
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It’s Wednesday! Get yourself over the hump with the Short Film of the Day: “Tooty’s Wedding”.
The premise is simple: a young couple heads out to the country for the weekend to attend a friend’s wedding. The situation becomes uncomfortably hilarious as the couple’s marriage hits a rough patch.
Directed by Fred Casella and produced by London’s Hoot Comedy, “Tooty’s Wedding” is a slice of delightfully awkward humor, and the acting is excellent. Don’t miss it! (more…)
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