“This is the story of the fastest man in the world, who almost never was. An animated film based on the life of Usain Bolt.”

Directed by Limbert Fabian and Jake Wyatt at Moonbot Studios.

Making-of video
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Colorscript by James Cassettari.
Colorscript by James Cassettari.
Usain Bolt character exploration by Kendra Phillips.
Usain Bolt character exploration by Kendra Phillips.

“A lot of the shapes we ended up using for teen Bolt were really long limbs; he’s pretty lanky despite his athleticism. It ties into the story that he starts to feel the pressure of performance and achieving so much for his country.”—Kendra Phillips, designer

Style frame by Tyler Schatz.
Style frame by Tyler Schatz.
Style frame by Tyler Schatz.
Style frame by Tyler Schatz.

“[The film is like a] gouache painting come to life with bolder shapes. It gives the picture a personality. It’s bold and in your face because it should equal the boldness of Usain Bolt’s character.”—Jake Wyatt, co-director

Style frame by Kenny Callicutt.
Style frame by Kenny Callicutt.
Style frame by James Cassettari, Kenny Callicutt, and Limbert Fabian.
Style frame by James Cassettari, Kenny Callicutt, and Limbert Fabian.
Plant Shapes by Kenny Callicutt and James Cassettari.
Plant Shapes by Kenny Callicutt and James Cassettari.
Concept painting by Kenny Callicutt.
Concept painting by Kenny Callicutt.

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