Sitting beside a grave as the sun sets, a busted old robot recounts his memories of how his life has led to this moment.

  • Dominic Falisi
  • Dominic Falisi
  • Kyle Dargis
    Key Cast
    "Robot (Hudson)"
  • Michael Downing
    Original score
  • Charlie Gibson
    Key animator
  • Theo Mash
    Colourist and FX animator
  • Hemani Chadha
  • Dominic Falisi
  • Dominic Falisi
    Background design and paint
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short
  • Genres:
    Sci-fi, western
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 5 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 18, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    200 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Animation, 2D, hand-drawn, 24FPS
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Film and video workshop
  • Indie animation screening
    United Kingdom
    February 19, 2023
Director Biography - Dominic Falisi

I'm a freelance filmmaker, specializing in screenwriting, storyboarding, and directing. I've worked on short films and promotional content for clients like Black rain productions, Instamotion animation studio, and magical girl riot, and love making films centered around strong narratives.

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Director Statement

My film 'Buckshot' was made on a film and video workshop run by Simon Oatley, with 5 weeks of pre-production, and 1 week of production time. I loved every second of working on it with my incredible team, and in the company of an awesome tutor; my main goal was to leave a world and an emotional impact on the viewer. I hope you enjoy the film as much as I enjoyed making it.