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Kirk Kelley, Creative Director
Kameron Gates, Director
From an Original Story by Allan Turner and Kameron Gates

Awards & Screenings:
• Siggraph 2015 – Screened at the Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theater at the Los Angeles Convention Center
• Selected to screen at NW Animation Fest’s 2015 « Best of the Fest » show on Sept. 11, 2015 (Hollywood Theater Portland)
• Best Animation Award at FilmOneFest 2015
• 22nd Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) – Screened in Films International Competition
• Best Animation 2015 One Screen Film Festival
• Best Minute Movie at Animation Block Party in Brooklyn
• Short Film Silver at The Australian Effects and Animation Festival
• Audience Favorite Award at the California International Animation Festival in the category 3D Animation
• Ottawa International Animation Festival: Nominated Best Short Animation
• Screened at SPARK Animation Festival
• 41st Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival – THE GIANT ANIMATION AWARD
• Best Animated Short – Oregon Underground Film Festival
• Screened during Couch Fest Films –

« It’s hard to think of a better way to spend seventy seconds than this. Enjoy. » – Christopher Rauschenberg

Executive Producer: Lourri Hammack

Producer: Zilpha Yost

Production Coordinator: Jamie Pulliam, Julie Ragland, Evan Smith

Animator: Wendy Fuller, Kameron Gates, Greg Kyle, Chris Ohlgren, Allan Steele

Matte Painter: Don Flores, Kameron Gates, Saira Matthews

Character Designer: Kameron Gates

Environment Designer: Ian Abando, Pascal Campion, Don Flores, Joshua Harvey

Storyboard Artist: Kameron Gates

Technical Director: Chris Immroth, Terence Jacobson, Patrick Van Pelt

Modeling: Michael Berger, Chris Ohlgren, Allan Steele, Josh Tonnesen

Texture Artist: Jeff Gipson, Saira Mathew, Sari Rodrig, Josh Tonnesen

Character Set-up: Terence Jacobson

Lighting Artist: Thane Hawkins, Matt Reslier

Rigger: Terence Jacobson

FX: Rogerio Mendes, Karl Richter, Patrick Van Pelt

Opening Titles: Jose Diaz

Editor: Steve Miller

Flame Artist: Rex Carter

Flint Artist: Leif Peterson

Post Production Manager: Cam Williams

Tape Op: Travis Ezell

Scheduler: Melissa Tvetan

Sound Design and Mix: Lance Limbocker