On the Record

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ART DIRECTION/ DESIGN

This story is about a young man that was arrested and spent time on Rikers, and recounts his thoughts about his life the night he was released. I was responsible for creating the designs and backgrounds and wanted to reflect his feelings of uncertainty with the color choices and moods. 

Below are some of the color layouts and character designs that I provided for the animators at Ace and Son Moving Picture Company, who provided the animation. 

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Directed by: Richard O'Connor

Executive Producer: Dave Isay

Producer: Rachel Hartman

Audio Produced by: John White with Michael Garofalo Supervising Sound Recordist: John White

Animation by: Ace & Son Moving Picture Co., LLC Design: Keenon Ferrell

Animators: Taisiya Zaretskaya & Pilar Newton

Production Assistant: Milan Chambard

Original Music: Joshua Abrams

Music Performed by: Joshua Abrams, Hamid Drake, Marquis Hill, Emmett Kelly & Adam Thornburg

Music Mixed by: Joshua Abrams & Neil Strauch

Special Thanks: Jamal Faison & Born Blackwell