What is the true call of the wild? Here we travel down a very special river and are introduced to a wide variety of the animal kingdom who all contribute their name for the sake of music.
Directed by Damon Gameau
Tropfest Australia ( world’s biggest short-film festival, 700 entries, 16 finalists)
I mean, I liiiike it and all that. Shame he didn’t go into full chopsticks with the dolphin chorus. Nice idea though.
Tropfest website says: ‘The winning film is a branch into animation by Underbelly and Balibo actor Gameau, with a catchy lyrical and poetic narrative. The film was shot in his mother’s spare room for just $85 and on a liquid detox diet with his girlfriend by his side – somehow they are still together. “I’m quite new to stop animation, but I find it a quick and versatile way to express any idea that may be lurking in my head,” he says.’