THE WISDOM OF PESSIMISM

I was lucky and honoured to team up with a bunch of talented hands and help the great friend and director Claudio Salas with a couple of shots for this essay on pessimism by the very awesome Alain de Botton from School of Life

 

Script:
Alain de Botton

Director:
Claudio Salas

Designers:
Stephen Kelleher
Emily Suvanvej
Bee Grandinetti
Brian Gossett
Tuna Bora
Ege Soyuer
Claudio Salas
Nicolo Bianchino
Marie-Margaux Tsakiri-Scanatovits
Joe Donaldson
Rasmus Bak
Kyle Strope
Daniel Chester
Daniel Oeffinger
Damien Correll
Yker Moreno
Gonzalo Menevichian
Jay Quercia
Chris Phillips
Mikey Please
Cesar Pelizer
Yuki Yamada
Johnny Kelly

Sound design:
David Kamp

Storyboards & edit:
Claudio Salas

2D animators:
Claudio Salas
Ege Soyuer
Nicolo Bianchino
Andreas Bjørn Hansen
Sander van Dijk
Bee Grandinetti
Joe Donaldson
Rasmus Bak
Nick Petley
Kyle Strope
Daniel Chester
Daniel Oeffinger
Justin Lawes
Gonzalo Menevichian
Jay Quercia
Chris Phillips

3D animators:
Claudio Salas
Ege Soyuer
Andreas Bjørn Hansen
Chris Phillips
Cesar Pelizer

 

Cel animators:
Claudio Salas
Ege Soyuer
Daniel Oeffinger
Olivia Blanc
Bee Grandinetti
Gonzalo Menevichian
Jay Quercia

Compositors:
Claudio Salas
Ege Soyuer
Andreas Bjørn Hansen
Nick Petley
Yker Moreno
Jay Quercia
Chris Phillips
Cesar Pelizer

Model makers:
Emily Suvanvej
Mikey Please

Stop motion animators:
Claudio Salas
Mikey Please

Special thanks:
Xoana Herrera
Esteban Esquivo
Gergely Wootsch
Philip Walker Davies

 

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(2015)

The little cube and the black hole were designed and animated by me.

This last one with the tangram was designed by me and animated by Sander van Dijk.