Bumbo the Clown

Bumbo the Clown is a short stop motion film about an ex circus clown turned birthday party clown. In this film you experience Bumbo's dreary everyday life waiting and longing for nothing but a single phone call.

  • Casey Teunissen
  • Casey Teunissen
  • Casey Teunissen
  • Casey Teunissen
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    4 minutes 16 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 4, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    200 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
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    United States
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Director Biography - Casey Teunissen

Casey Teunissen was born in Sioux Center Iowa before being raised in Minneapolis. He started his animation journey off going to Normandale Community College where he grew his art skills. He then transferred into The Minneapolis College of Art and Design where he is currently working towards his BFA in animation. Casey strives to be the best that he can be and prides himself in being a hard worker.

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Director Statement

I am an animation student who studies at The Minneapolis College of Art and Design. My work consists of both 2D, 3D and stop motion animation. I recently completed a stop motion film called Bumbo the Clown. Currently am working on my senior thesis project, which is a 3D narrative animation. In this project I am working on all of my 3D animation skills from modeling, rigging and animation to lighting and texturing. I am also working on storytelling and my goal is convey an interesting narrative to my audience along with a fundamentally sound animation.