The Albatross

In the centre of a freezing, misty lake, a struggling writer's solitary fishing trip is disrupted by a strange creature from the bottom of a whiskey bottle.

  • Alexander Jeremy
  • Joel Best
    Cookin' With Fire
  • Alex Karonis
  • Alexander Jeremy
  • Alex Karonis
  • Joel Best
  • Louis Robert King
  • Daniel Rompannen
  • Simon Kamikaze
  • Sterling Hayden
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Student
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    6 minutes 45 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 22, 2015
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    0 USD
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Director Biography - Alexander Jeremy, Joel Best, Alex Karonis

Alex Jeremy is a Sydney born Animator and Filmmaker. After enrolling to study animation at UTS, Alex's interest in animation and filmmaking grew rapidly - in two years he was interning at Unknown Worlds Entertainment in San Francisco, working as an animator on the popular underwater survival game Subnautica. Before graduating Alex also worked in UTS as an assistant teacher and private tutor, as well as an Animator at Mighty Nice Studios, working on both commercials and the hit kids television series Bottersnikes and Gumbles. In his honours year, Alex devoted all his time to creating his directional debut animated short film, The Albatross, alongside his two close friends: Alex Karonis and Joel Best.

Joel Best is an Australian born 3D Artist and Filmmaker. A passionate character artist, Joel's interest in all things 3D skyrocketed during his 4 years at the University of Technology Sydney, where he recently graduated with honours. Joel has worked as an artist at Sydney based animation house Mighty Nice, where he worked on the characters for the hit kids TV series Bottersnikes and Gumbles, as well as various commericials. During this time Joel also made his own 3d short-film "Cookin-with Fire", which has gone to over 15 festivals around the world. In his final year, Joel teamed up with Alex Jeremy and Alex Karonis to produce the six minute animated short film, The Albatross.

Alex Karonis is a French born, Australian character animator who specializes in 3D performance animation. He is a recent graduate of the University of Technology Sydney, where he graduated with Honours. During his study he specialised in character animation, taking the lead on the popular music video "With Good Reason" for renowned Australian artist Reg Mombassa after working on the Sydney Vivid Light Show festival. Alex's interest in 3D animation and storytelling has led him to his directorial debut with the 3D animated short film "Albatross", which he directed and produced as part of a creative team with fellow students Joel Best and Alex Jeremy.

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