The Man Who Was Afraid of Falling (2011)
Director, Designer, Animator. Puppet animation. 4’28”

“Ivor’s life is turned upside down after a falling plant pot sparks a series of paranoid reactions.”

Graduation film from Newport Film School. Created in eight months. Shot with a Canon 5D and DragonFrame. Almost everything made from cardboard. Screened at various film and animation festivals around the world including Edinburgh Festival, ITF Stuttgart, China Cartoon and Animation Festival, Be There, Se-Ma-For Festival. Nominated for a BAFTA Cymru Award, 2012.

Written, Designed, Directed by Joseph Wallace. Photography, Models, Compositing by Emma-Rose Dade. Music by Kit Wilson. Sound by Jack Vaughan. Puppet costume by James Hadrill. 2D Animation by Gemma Roberts.

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