If you get the attention of the Vimeo staff once, you’ve done something right. Do it twice and you’ve managed something truly special.
So it is with Classical Animation grad Henrique Barone, whose VFS film Tough West was highlighted on Vimeo earlier this year. And now the other film he made during his year, This Idea Is Not Working, has been featured as a Staff Pick too.
Here’s This Idea Is Not Working in all its glory:
But it doesn’t end there. Henrique has written an amazing (and very detailed) blow-by-blow account of the film’s creation, from the original references and character designs right down to the final spit-polish. If you’ve ever wondered what goes into making an animated short, it’s an absolute must-read.