New York-based filmmaker Julia Pott combines her quirky illustration style with dreamlike, faded live-action in her latest short The Event. The reverse-chronology end-of-the-world themed story is based on a poem by Tom Chivers. Pott makes smart use of masked screen shapes to heighten the story’s sense of disorientation. The short was commissioned by Channel 4’s shorts initiative Random Acts.

Directed by Julia Pott
Poem by Tom Chivers
Conceived and Produced by Carrie Thomas
Animation Production:
Hornet Inc.
Executive Producer: Michael Feder
Producer: Zack Kortright
Director of Photography: Adam Wissing
Additional Compositor: Tom Brown
Animation Assistant: Sophie Gate
Editor: RJ Glass
Sound Design: Joseph Tate
Re-recording mixer: Maiken Hansen
Male Voice: Alex Britton
Female Voice: Laura Free

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