A Monster Calls
Main title for Focus Features
An imaginative boy is faced with his mother’s terminal illness, and must learn to cope and heal during his passage into adulthood. The title sequence touches on the film’s themes of creation, transformation and escapism.
what we did
We brought ink to life to create a dreamlike sequence, based in a vivid and painterly world akin to the hero’s imagination.
creative directors: karin fong & grant lau
producer: nicole zschiesche
animators: thomas mcmahan, ben hurand, chadwick halbritter, glenn amonitti, gabriel perez, justin mays
editor: zach kilroy
director of photography: dan kanes
flame artists: rod basham, eric mason
design interns: austin hyde, chloe choi, suzanne porush