The Animator's Nightmare

A stop motion animated short film showing the relatable life of an animator as his project goes wrong.

  • George Clear
  • George Clear
  • George Clear
  • George Clear
  • Murdock Bright
    Key Cast
  • Dan Evans
    Key Cast
  • Zach Austin-Humphries
    Key Cast
  • Robert Clear
    Animal Armatures
  • Steffi van Dellen
    Human Armatures
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 35 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 22, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    40 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Language:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Staffordshire University
Director Biography - George Clear

George Clear is a stop motion animator, director, writer, and producer. He is currently in the process of setting up his own animation company with his helpful and supportive father. George Clear is very passionate about stop motion animation and wants to branch out in different film genres within the bracket of stop motion, to prove that animation isn't "just for children".

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Director Statement

In this stop motion animated short film, the character’s animation goes wrong. He turns to his father for advice, before coming up with an alternative idea for his Final Major Project. It is based loosely on the animator’s own relationship with his supportive father throughout his time at university.