Typesetter Blues is a 3-minute animated short starring a likeable monster named Harold in a sad little love story. It was the inaugural film for Together, and came out of a lot of brainstorming, and a quick napkin-scribbling moment. I wrote it in rhyming verse and you could say it's for adults who've maintained their child-like delight, or for precocious kids.
It was a great thrill to hear Gordon Pinsent narrate Typesetter Blues.
Produced in partnership with our awesome friends at Varipix, Typesetter Blues is the first “chapter” in the silly rhyme collection “Beastly Bards”. It won a Adobe Design Achievement Awards (Innovation in Motion and Video in Education) for my partner in crime, Hector Herrera, and also screened at TAAFI (Toronto Animation Arts Festival International).
WORDS: Pazit Cahlon
PICTURES: Hector Herrera
VOICE: Gordon Pinsent
MUSIC: Jayme Stone
PRODUCER: Pazit Cahlon
ANIMATION: Hector Herrera
3D ANIMATION: Shadi Didi
PRODUCTION PARTNER: Blaine Philippi/Varipix
MUSIC: Jayme Stone (Banjo), Dexter Payne (Clarinet, percussion), Grant Gordy (Guitar)
VOICE RECORD: Adam Harendorf and Greg Arnold at Voodoo Highway Music & Post
SOUND MIX: Brian Pickett and Greg Arnold at Voodoo Highway Music & Post
VOICE DIRECTOR: Dee Shipley at Dee and Company
RECORD ASSISTANT: Josh Hagen