This animated short by Lucas Martell is a winner of various ‘Best awards ‘at many Film Festivals, including Best Animated Short at Montreal, Savannah, Garden State and Palm Springs Film Festivals.
Lucas Martell’s first foray into animation was his short film “Pigeon: Impossible.” The 6-minute short took nearly 5 years to complete and was a crash course on every aspect of CG production. In addition to writing and directing, Lucas did all of the lighting, rigging, pipeline development, and most of the character animation. The final film has been shown in over 200 festivals in 43 countries, and won more than 20 awards including Best Short at the Oscar-qualifying Montreal World Film Festival, and Best in Show at ArtFutura in Spain. The film was also a viral hit, having passed 8 million views on YouTube alone.
Well, the views are now well over 9 million, and by sharing his talent to you here, we know that count will further increase.
For more from Lucas, visit his webite here Martell Animation/Pigeon: Impossible website
In Pigeon: Impossible, a rookie secret agent is faced with a problem seldom covered in basic training: what to do when a curious pigeon gets trapped inside your multi-million dollar, government-issued nuclear briefcase.