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Cartoon Brew Pick

‘To Build A Fire” By Fx Goby

“In the harshness of midwinter, a trapper is crossing the Yukon with his dog. Struggling to survive, he attempts to build a simple fire. To Build a Fire is widely recognized as a Jack London masterpiece and is a classic of American literature.”

Film by Fx Goby.

CREATIVE CREDITS
Directed by Fx Goby
A Composite Films production
In coproduction with Nexus Productions, Fx Goby Films & Pictures, Carabine Productions
Lead animator: Christian Boving-Andersen
Animation: Paul Dabout, Martin Hurmane, Leni Marotte, Juliette Peuportier, Landariu Tinubu, Sidonie Vidal, Emmanuelle Walker
2D FX animation: Matt Timms
Animatic: Fabrice Fiteni
Art director: Tristan Ménard
Background artists: Antoine Birot, Linus Carlson, Damien Colbolchevik, Joe Dennis, Tonet Dura, Guitty Mojabi
Visual Researches: Colin Bigelow, Fx Goby, Oren Haskins, Hélène Leroux, Thomas Roisland, Tristan Menard, Guitty Mojabi, Marthe Strand Mourier, Marie Thorhauge
Clean up production supervisors: David Blanche, Jessica Lewis
Clean up artists: Rosie Andrews, Rosie Baker, Joshua Barlow, Danielle Bethel, Lena Blaschek, Kasia Brzezińska, Georgina Cook, Mohamed Fadera, Leila Foong, Rhian Jones, Tom Legg, Jessica Maple, Leni Marotte, Sara Moon, Lewis Nash, Toby Parry, Juliette Peuportier, Jamie-Lee Reynolds, Andy Stevens, Marthe Strand Mourier, Joe Strange, Riu Niyi Tinubu, Adam Malcom Waters
3D modelers: Dorianne Fibleuil, Michal Firkowski
3D rig: Pete Addington
Compositing: Abel Kohen, Fx Goby, Quentin Pointillart, Alexia Provoost
Editing: Fx Goby
Narrator: Tony Fish
Original music: Mathieu Alvado
Performed by Members of the London Symphony Orhestra
Sound engineer: Geoff Foster
Music mixing: Samy Cheboub
Sound post-production: FONIC
Sound supervisors: Jake Roberts, Barnaby Templer
Sound design and mix: Barnaby Templer
Sound effects editing and recording: Chris Swaine
Foley artist: Sue Harding
Sound engineer (voice): JM Finch
Editor (voice): Marty O’Brien
Color grading: Jack McGinity/Time Based Arts

  • Cody

    I’d love/pay to see a full-length feature film animated like this some day!

  • Wallace Robinson

    So very good, sad. Excellent choice of music

  • Polecat

    I actually gasped several times at this. I was really drawn in and cared about the characters. On top of that, I think the general vibe of London’s style and atmosphere was well-captured.