The world is a crazy mix of old and new, of real and imagined…
Use this animation as a springboard for writing about a remixed world.
Watch Vovo, a short film by 25 year old award winning director and animator, Luiz Lafayette Stockler.
This is a short, simple but powerful story. How does the animation enhance the spoken text? What makes the simple pictures bring the story to life? Do they offer additional information which is not contained in the text? Comment on the perspective of the pictures, eg the focus on Vovo’s feet when he’s opening the fridge.
Write a short story about someone who matters to you. Create a storyboard either on paper or online. Think carefully about your pictures and make them sparse. Play around with your perspective.
Dot. The world’s smallest stop-motion animation character shot on a Nokia N8.