Santa Barbara Film Festival Animation

Few things at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival generate as much chatter as the introduction video, which shows before every movie. This year’s animated version was created by Harry Bossert, a London teenager. Below is the orginal version of video, but Bossert notes, “there were several edits created from this for the trailers, and I changed the ending to feature the SBIFF poster. Parry  re-worked the music, too.”
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9 Responses to Santa Barbara Film Festival Animation

  1. Bob January 30, 2011 at 10:00 am #

    The guy from Goleta is from a trailer park… a hick… What happened to Santa Barbara, was a beautiful friendly place now…

  2. SBBeachcomber January 30, 2011 at 10:08 am #

    I must be old–I don’t get it.

  3. Local January 30, 2011 at 10:44 am #

    It’s a clever spoof on some of the past problems getting into movies

  4. Amanda Hamilton January 30, 2011 at 12:52 pm #

    An inspired piece of animation from an exciting young director – great collaboration!

  5. Charis January 30, 2011 at 4:36 pm #

    Very mixed feelings about this animation, ranging from it’s horrible to “I love it.” — Not least, it’s usually way too loud so what’s said is not understandable. It’s not exactly accurate, either; passholders do get in first, to be sure, but passholders also can’t get in to a full house if the theater is sold out and they get there late, ie. after the line has started going in.

  6. Anonymous January 30, 2011 at 4:59 pm #

    The animation is great! But its designed by and for kids. The audience at these movies is a much older and will find it loud. I’ve seen very few passholders under 25 so its off on that important consideration, but again its nice work.

  7. Dan Seibert January 30, 2011 at 6:56 pm #

    So lame. Go back to London. It makes no sense, these were issues from two years ago. And I don’t even go to the Festival movies.

  8. anonymous January 31, 2011 at 10:42 am #

    Still hate only now I’ve seen it several more times.
    It’s an assault.

  9. So Silly January 31, 2011 at 11:18 am #

    What a delight. Glad I could watch it at home instead of in a theater with the booming sound. It was probably easier to understand the dialogue. Still didn’t catch everything.