bEACH

A day outside, told through the feelings left on the body.

  • Declan McKenna
    Animator
  • Declan McKenna
    Director
  • Alana Boyer
    Key Cast
  • Terrence McCormack
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Experimental, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Romance, Art
  • Runtime:
    1 minute 47 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 7, 2020
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes
Director Biography - Declan McKenna

Declan McKenna is an experimental animator based in Baltimore, Maryland. He is currently a student at the Maryland Institute College of Art. His work explores materiality, his queer identity, and the deconstruction of linear understandings of self.

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Director Statement

In bEACH, the lasting sensations of memories are told through the medium of the body. Through presenting these experiences on the skin, I share the corporeal effects of spending time with someone you love.