Directed by Mylène Cominotti, Barbara Fisinger Skorjanc, and Alain Vu
Three Wizards do battle with a giant robot cyclops, armed with: lasers, facial hair & and excessive testosterone levels. Team Wizard is comprised of students from Portsmouth University:
Billy Mpetha – The Cyclops / 3D character Animator, Modeler and Rigging (2D effects animator for last shot)
David Sadler – The Surfer Old Guy / 2D Animator, Compositor, Concept Artist
Dan James – Odysseus and Cat / 2D Animator, Sound Design
Chavdar Yordanov – Wizard Girl / Lead 2D Animator, Storyboarding, Concept Artist
Behind the scenes:
An excellent homage to Castle in the Sky. Great work by Inbal Breda on her graduation film from Bezalel Academy.
2011 Graduation film from the National Film and Television School.
An over-ambitious beaver goes too far when he gets the chance to realise his ultimate dream. Some dreams are just too big.
The Childrens Audience Award – Fest Anca Slovakia 2013
Special Mention Award – ‘No Time Left’ Short Film Festival 2013
Best Foreign Student Film, China (Changzhou) International Animation Arts Festival 2012
Best Postgraduate Animation, Royal Television Society Awards 2012
Grand Prix, Kiki Tabor International Short Film Festival 2012
Commended, Animated Exeter 2012
Anima Mundi on the Road Award, Anima Mundi International Film Festival 2012
Honourable Mention, Vila do Conde Film Festival 2011