2020 Young Guns - Young Guns

Fabulously Ever After

Agency James Simpson

Client KPN

Category

YG18

Annual ID

YG18_12-6

Description

Achtung had been working with KPN (a large internet provider in the Netherlands) to create a series of animated shorts in celebration of pride month. The "Fabulously Ever After" series revolved around reinventing fairytales to make them less heteronormative. Each short centers around a true narrative that is repackaged as a fairytale through clever copy and animation.

The tale I was given is about two train conductors, Paul and Bjorn, and their quest to start a family. Their wish is answered when their colleague Nora volunteers to carry their child. When the team at Achtung sent the script I immediately had the idea of using a train ride as the storytelling device to push the story along. The environments the train passed through would capture the mood of the story at different moments.

I included the final sound design version as well as a scratch english voice-over translation.


My Role was:

I independently directed, illustrated and animated this piece.

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