This beautifully animated film was directed by Jean-François Laguionie at his studio, La Fabrique, in France. The title translates as Gwen, the Book of Sand. It was awarded the Critics Prize at Annecy ’85. The is part one of four parts.
Drawn on 12″ paper with black ink pens and markers. It was built from “pencil tests” from commercial jobs that Casady did in an 8 year period in his day job as an effects animator. They include sparks, oil, smoke and electricity, for ads such as Quaker Oil, Prudential Insurance, Fram filters and Fear No… Read More »
This remarkable animation was scratched directly onto 16mm black film leader by animator Ros Allen. It took six months and a seized neck to make. It was shown at Annecy ’89 and licensed to Channel 4 about the same year who screened it twice. Ros is currently teaching animation to degree level at Sunderland University.