Leo Bridle and Ben Thoma’s graduation short Train of Thought is an impressive mix of cut-out live action, stop motion, paper craft, green screen, rotoscoping and sketched animation. Leo and Ben join us this week to discuss their multi-discipline, collaborative approach to filmmaking.

Train of Thought (2010)

In a world made entirely out of paper, the wistful drawings in a man′s sketchbook are brought to life by the rhythm of a train journey….

We honed in on the idea of a train cause we liked the intrinsic links that it had with animation itself…the windows on the side of the train representing almost frames in the film reel.

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