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Project of the Day: Animated CGI Short Tells the Story of a Flame Whose Days are Numbered

Project of the Day: Animated CGI Short Tells the Story of a Flame Whose Days are Numbered

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Tweetable Logline: 

Essence is a CG animated short that tells the story of a candle flame who realizes he only has moments to live.

Elevator Pitch:

Essence is about a sick, lonely man who is reincarnated into a candle flame. Realizing once more he has a terminal fate, he must make his last few moments count.

Production Team:

director – Sari Rodrig
producers – Tom Szenher and Euna Kho
composer – Jerome Leroy

About the Production:

“I absolutely love short animated films. To captivate an audience, your story must be spot on. Animation gives me the chance to create a unique believable world in a medium I am extremely passionate about. My MO is giving a voice to creatures that don’t normally have them, and that is what “Essence” is about.” — Sari Rodrig

Current Status:


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