Welcome to the world of the 3 Magicians

Hello and welcome to the blog for 3 Magicians! Progress had been put on hold for a while now, but I am starting it up again as of today (Sept 16th 2012). I'm not making promises of when it will be done, but it will be done eventually :-)

Tuesday, September 2, 2008


Based on childhood memories of playing with my two younger brothers, 3 Magicians is an animated film which will be approx 2:30 min long when finished. The audience follows these 3 young magicians on a typical day in their life which turns out to be anything but typical. With a completion deadline in early 2009 this piece combines digital 2D and 3D techniques.

As an animator, I am interested in the idea of memory and dream as a powerful tool to communicate emotion and experience. This is the basis on which I constructed 3 Magicians. Instead of telling the story of three children at play in a Georgia back yard, I'm showing the experience of those games and inviting the audience to come along. Even the design of the children is based on Russian Matryoshka dolls I used to play with as a child. Through this film I want to evoke the sense of being closer to the earth, and boundless imagination children posses.

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