palmrot_ryangillis

Investigating a mysterious explosion in the Florida Everglades, a crop-duster named Bill discovers a lone crate that survived the wreckage. Curiosity gets the better of him and he pulls the crate unto his airboat. That’s just the first in a series of decisions he learns to regret.

MFA thesis film made by Ryan Gillis at the University of Southern California, 2014. Read the making-of blog or an interview with Gillis.

CREDITS
Direction/Animation: Ryan Gillis
Sound Design: Owen Granich-Young
Music: Waylon Thornton
Voice Acting: Greg Tonner
Cel Coloring: Jesse James Dean, Mara Guevara, Jabril Mack

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