Yves Geleyn: Monster in the Closet

Yves Geleyn (Hornet) brings his trademark charm to bear on a chilling subject for States United to Prevent Gun Violence in “Monster in the Closet.”

Director: Yves Geleyn
Produced at Hornet Inc
Executive Producer: Michael Feder
Head of Production: Greg Bedard
Producer: Jan Stebbins
Editors: Joel Miller & RJ Glass
Assistant Editor: Stephanie Andreau
Storyboard Artist: J. Todd Anderson
Character Designer: Oren Haskins
Background Designer: Mark Boardman
Supervising Technical Director: Sang-Jin Bae
Lead CG Artist & Compositor: David Hill
CG & Compositing: Richard Kim
Modeling: Erwin Riau & Dan Fine
CG Animation: Sean Thorpe, Andrew Boccio, Emily Griswold
Lead 2D Animator: Mike Luzzi
Animators: Keelmy Carlo, Mark Pecoraro, Nivedita Sekar, Frank Summers
Animation Clean Up: Emma Noble
Development Producer: Kristin Labriola
R&D: Arman Matin

Edited by Joel Miller at Cut and Run
Assistant Editor: Tom Akey
Assistant Editor: Stacy Peterson
Producer: Melati Pohan
Executive Producer: Rana Martin
Composed by Mark Mothersbaugh of Mutato Muzika
Producer: Natalie P. Montgomery
Engineered by: Bradley Denniston

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  • Ah Their Agenda

    I suppose this would be called “Hero in the Closet” if the same gun saved his family from an intruder..

    • Don’t reproduce.

      • Ah Their Agenda

        Too late. ;)

      • Arvid

        Best reply EVER Justin!

      • Ah Their Agenda

        Is it not a valid statement, and if not why?

        • Please, this is a motion graphics board, not a forum to discuss your gun rights paranoia.

    • mtal80

      Agree. The monster is the feeling that a child shouldn’t understand and respect firearms.

      Great animation and story nonetheless though.

  • Franck

    Ah Their Agenda: paranoid much?

    • Ah Their Agenda

      Ha, no. I just like f’ing with people.

  • Everyone, please keep it focused and constructive.

  • Great film !

  • Alain

    Gret work. Simple and real.

  • I wasn’t excepting the ending to be so dark. Shame on the parents. It was produced really well. Loved the design and color palette.

  • wtf

    i thought it would go down that “pretentious mediocrity” route… but then he killed the kid… and all of a sudden it has a sophisticated touch to it… profoundness rules!!!

  • Bravo, moving and smart, well directed. :)