In the City of Gothia, the story of Jasper Morello, a disgraced aerial navigator flees his home to embark on an adventure involving the reanimation of the dead, anti-technology movements, and gothic horror.
Inspired by the works of Jules Verne and Edgar Alan Poe, Anthony Lucas developed a stylistic silhouette animation, and has been nominated for both an Oscar and a BAFTA award.
We may not be able to wear this, but if this is not Haute Macabre, than I don’t know what is.
Our friends at Coilhouse did a brilliant write up of this short in an article in 2007. Once again, they are ahead of the times.