This film is an infusion of my childhood memories of Uruguay: the empty and silent house during nap time, the old TV with nothing interesting on, the seaside, the rivers, the picnic tables and the ants by the door carrying leaves and flowers. Those same ants whose trails I always followed with my grandma.
Animated with ink on paper, compositing on TVPaint.
An absurdist drama where an insecure painter attempts to prove his worth to a judgmental self-portrait. This animation sequence explores the mental struggle of the painter when facing the canvas.
Animation and compositing on Toonboom.
Director: Ignat Ignatov
Producer: Kai Langford-Do
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