Developing a Short Animated Film with Aubry Mintz
I have found a system for developing animated films after 13 years working with professional and student filmmakers to create short, one- to five-minute ideas that they are able to produce within a year. I also apply this system to my own work, and will use my current film Countin’ on Sheep as a case study to show how to take a short film from idea to production. I hope you enjoy this chapter, and if you decide to make a film, I trust this can be of some use to you.
Countin’ on Sheep Synopsis
This film takes place in Arkansas at the end of the 1930s Dustbowl and involves Zee, a six-year-old boy who has lost his lower bunk bed to his visiting grandmother. He has no choice but to climb ...