The Shut-in

Sherry, a single mother struggles to connect with her reclusive son but soon finds help from a mysterious nanny who changes everything through some unconventional methods.

  • Eric Lieu
  • Maxine Curva
  • Jira Udomsri
  • University of Technology Sydney
    Educational Institution
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama, Comedy, Action
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 51 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 20, 2020
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Director Biography - Eric Lieu, Maxine Curva, Jira Udomsri

Eric Lieu is an Australian born animator based in Sydney. He is a graduate from the University of Technology Sydney and just recently completed his Honours in animation. Eric has a strong passion for storytelling and character animation, with multidisciplinary skill sets ranging in both 2D and 3D mediums.

Maxine Curva is a designer and illustrator in Sydney. She graduated from UTS Honours in 2019 after completing a Bachelor in Animation Design. She has a passion for character design and storytelling in both 2D and 3D.

Jira Udomsri is a 3D artist currently residing in Sydney, Australia. During the second year of university, Jira’s interest in 3D animation grew as he involved himself with all fields including 3D modelling, rigging, texturing, animation, and lighting. During the final year of university, Jira cultivated his passion and experience to direct a short film “The Shut In” alongside his peers; Maxine Curva and Eric Lieu.

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