When two young men photograph a gigantic fish leaping from the sea, their small town becomes a tourist attraction in this story about the old and the new.
About the Director
Kibwe Tavares grew up South London, where he had an interest in animation from a young age, taking inspiration from comics, manga, and sci-fi novels. After earning master’s degrees in engineering and architecture, he cofounded film and animation studio Factory Fifteen. His award-winning short Robots of Brixton has screened at festivals worldwide, including the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, where it won a Special Jury Prize. Kibwe will be giving a presentation on visual storytelling at the 2013 TED conference.
Cast and Credits
Director: Kibwe Tavares
Screenwriter: Jack Thorne
Producer: Ivana MacKinnon
Visual Effects Design: Paul Nicholls, Jonathan Gales, Phil Dobree
Additional Crew: Chloe Thomson, Adam Biskupski, Mark Sayfritz, Jens Peterson, Fiz Oliver
Principal Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, Malachi Kirby, Louis Mahoney
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