Shapeshifter

Man. Machine. Nature. Metaphors. Dreams.
All are called into question in this award-winning short film by CHRLX.

Credits:

Production Company: CHRLX
Director: Alex Weil
Narrator: Gabriel Byrne
Prose Poem: "Dreams" written by Fitzgerald Scott
Co-Director/Designer: Diana Park
Producer: Reece Ewing
Executive Producer: Chris Byrnes
Editors: John Zawisha, Kevin Matuszewski
CG Supervisor: Keith McCabe, Myung Lee
Lead Modeler: Alex Cheparev
Modelers: Hung Kit Ma, Han-Chin Lee, Anthony Patti
Lead Character Technical Director: Steve Mann
Riggers: Andre Stuppert, Charles Le Guen, Andrei Savu
Lead Animator: Adam Burke
Lead Animator/Animation Development: John Karian
Animators: John Wilson, Sam Crees, Jay Randall, Carlos Sandoval
Lead Lighter: Salar Saleh 

Lighters: Mike Marsek, James Fisher, John Cook, Frank Grecco, Cesar Kuriyama, Keith McMenamy, Anthony Patti, Tom Cushwa, Jina Lee, Jeff Chavez
Matte Painter: Jina Lee
FX Artists: Greg Ecker, Johnathan Nixon, Mitch Deoudes, Santosh Gunaseelan
Lead Compositing Artist: Jesse Newman
Compositing: Blake Huber
Colorist: CO3; Stefan Sonnenfeld
Director of Engineering: Robert Muzer
Chief Engineer: Jerry Stephano
Pipeline: Michael Stella, Dan Schneider
Coordinating Producer for the Director: Jen Cadic
Additional Editor: Eli Mavros
Music Composer: Peter Lauridsen, Stimmung
Sound Designer: Andres Velasquez, Stimmung
EP of Audio: Ceinwyn Clark. Stimmung
Mixer: Fernando Ascani, Headroom
Associate Producer: Michael Kaufman

Making Of:

Design:

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Storyboard: