James “Dear John”

Péter Vácz

From the creator:

"A couple’s trip to a mountain is interrupted by a black cat who leads them astray into the forest where they discover dark secrets." – Dear John is an award-winning music video for the famous British rock band James.

Watch the MAKING OF here: https://vimeo.com/174414224
article on DIRECTORS NOTES: http://directorsnotes.com/2016/07/28/peter-vacz-dear-john/
article on LBBOnline: https://lbbonline.com/news/peter-vaczs-dear-john-video-proves-that-animation-really-is-magical/

FESTIVAL AWARDS:

• Best Animated Short – Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards – US

• Golden Winner – Kinsale Sharks Awards (London) – UK

• Honorable Mention – AOC Awards (Los Angeles) – US

OFFICIAL SELECTION 2016/17:

• Encounters Film Festival – UK
• Berlin Music Video Awards – DE

• Toronto International Short Film Festival – CA

• Ciclope - International Craft Awards – Berlin, DE

• Anilogue Animation Festival – Budapest, HU

• KLIK! Amsterdam – NL

• London Short Film Festival – UK

• MONSTRA – Lisbon Animated Short Film Festival – PT
• AOC Awards – US
• Kinsale Sharks Awards – London, UK
• TRASH - 8th International Fantastic Film Festival – BR
• Canadian & International Short Film Festival – CA
• Allucinema Fest – MX
• TAF - Thessaloniki Animation Festival – GR
• Toronto International Short Film Festival – CA
• Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards – US
• Lisbon International Film Festival – PT
• Athens ANIMFEST – GR
• Bogotá Music Video Festival – CO
• 8th Roanne animation film festival, Ciné court animé – FR
• International New York Film Festival – US
• ANNY: Animation Nights New York – US
• We Like 'Em Short – US
• Fest Anca – SK
• Corti da Sogni Antoni Ricci – IT

CREDITS:
• Directed & designed by Péter Vácz / www.petervacz.com
• Story / Animation / Puppets / Cinematography / Edit by Péter Vácz & Joseph Wallace / www.josephwallace.co.uk
• Sets / Composit by Milán Kopasz
• Additional 2D animation / Effects by Attila Bertóti
• Lighting equipment lent by Bálint Kolozsváry
• Post production (Flame) by Truss - Coffee & TV
• Produced by Sam Hope - Picasso Pictures / http://picassopictures.com
• Produced with the support of the Council department in Essonne and European Film Festival in Essonne
• Shot on Canon 60D with Dragonframe

Made in Budapest, Hungary.
© BMG Rights Management (UK) 2016

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