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Train Passengers Enter Animated World to Escape Commute in ‘Fellow Travellers’

Train Passengers Enter Animated World to Escape Commute in 'Fellow Travellers'

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Fellow Travellers

Logline: A group of commuters escape from their dull “live action” lives into the “2D animated” world of dream, in which they can become their true selves.

Elevator Pitch: 
Ever had that feeling while stuck on your commute that you wish you were doing something better with your life? That you’re somehow stuck in a rut, or can’t change something that’s getting you down? The three characters from Fellow Travellers: family man Colin, young woman Rose, and businessman Elliot, feel that every day. But at night, they go into the beautiful technicolour world of dream, where they can become their ‘true’ selves. This film is a mixture of 2D animation and live action.

Production Team:
Producer – Ju Shardlow (“Emma, Change The Locks” – Official Selection, Raindance 2015)
Director David Tomlin (Lights, Due – Best Director, Horror Film Festival 2014)
Animator – Adriano Vessichelli (Holland Animation Film Festival – Official Selection, Athens Animfest 2014)
Animator – Nathan Brenville (BBC, Nickelodeon, the RSC, GSK)
Animator – Andrea Reali 
Cinematographer – Andy Roger (Official Selection BFI Future Film Festival 2015, Best Music Video, BAFTA Aesthetica 2014)
Editor – Trace Taylor (BAFTA Crew 2015)

About the Film:
Everyone has had a miserable commute, or been travelling somewhere in London and thought ‘I’m not happy with my life, I wish I was doing something … more’. What really drew me towards Miriam’s script was that she has suggested we might always have the capability to fly off to somewhere magical, somewhere secret, and have power over our own destinies. She’s drawn on that feeling you get when you wake up from a great night’s sleep and thought ‘today i’m going to make that change’.

Current Status: Fundraising/In Production.

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