Private Project

Top of the Shelf

After a lifetime of putting away books, an old librarian must face the challenge of placing the very last book at the top of a 10,000-foot tall shelf.

  • Kevin Leal
  • Camryn Miller
    Creative Producer
  • Michelle Hui
    Visual Development, Animation & Layout
  • Lilli Tollefson
    Visual Development & Background Painting
  • Jazmin Williams
    Animation & Layout
  • William Kuate
    Animation & Layout
  • Cosimo Faieta
    Effects Animation
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 42 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 18, 2021
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English, No Dialogue
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Savannah College of Art & Design
  • Student Academy Awards

    United States
Director Biography - Kevin Leal

Kevin Leal is a Story Artist from New Jersey who graduated from SCAD in 2021 with a BFA in Animation. Between classes, personal projects, and studying film, Kevin has grown a love and drive for cinematic storytelling. This drive is what fueled the visual style for 'Top of the Shelf' along with the message it entails.

Before SCAD, Kevin studied two years of Fine Art at the County College of Morris where he focused on creating realistic pencil renderings. After being introduced to storyboarding, Kevin changed directions and began from the ground up to become a Story Artist.

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