The Backwater Gospel by Bo Mathorne (2011)

        Category: Outstanding Videos | Article posted on: February 21, 2011

The graphic style grips the viewer from the start, in this tale of rough justice in the Wild West. The textures applied to the computer generated characters make them look like they are hand drawn.

As long as anyone can remember, the coming of The Undertaker has meant the coming of death. Until one day the grim promise fails and tension builds as the God fearing townsfolk of Backwater wait for someone to die.

By: Bo Mathorne, Tue T. Sørensen, Arthur Gil Larsen, Rie C. Nymand, Mads Simonsen, Thomas H. Grønlund, Esben Jacob Sloth, Martin Holm-Grevy. It is a Bachelor film project from The Animation Workshop, Viborg, Denmark.

Making of The Backwater Gospel

This is a compilation of the work Bo Mathorne produced for The Backwater Gospel. It’s not a “making of” in the traditional sense, but might still be interesting for those seeking to learn more about the process of creating the short.