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21 November 2018

Forests

by Andrew MacGregor


Tom Rosenthal: “Forests” - 3 mins 02s

Director and animator Katy Wang brings her signature textural style to this promo for Tom Rosenthal's ‘Forests'. Set in a world where bears and dogs can drive and furry mountains bound across the landscape, Wang's three-minute outing is one of the more whimsical creature features you're likely to see.

As Rosenthal's mellow ballad lilts in the background, a little bear ditches life in the backseat and embarks on a land, sea, and air odyssey. While we advise young passengers not to follow this ursine daredevil's example, there is plenty to admire in this promo's colourful escape to the country.


Film Production: Partizan Ⓟ Ⓦ
Director: Katy Wang
Executive Producer: Duncan Gaman
Colourist: Gabriel de Bruin
Character Design: Gabriel de Bruin
Animation Designer : Katy Wang

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