Even In Death Film

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About The Film

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This animated short film is about life, death, and what happens in-between. Produced by Invisible Layers Productions, including artwork by individuals with autism, this film will make you smile, laugh, sigh and cry.

Led by industry professionals, the creative support on the film is provided by individuals with autism. Your support expands filmmaking in Oklahoma City and affirms the contributions that those with autism make to the creative and professional landscapes.

The Team

Even in Death is written and directed by filmmaker Zac Davis, a past deadCENTER Film Festival winner. Sequential Artists Jonathan Koelschand Jerry Bennett are the lead designers and illustrators on the film, while music and sound is conducted by the masterful Justin Rice.

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What makes Even in Death truly unique is the production team working under the lead artists. Individuals with autism are contributors of illustration, animation, and sound production. The film’s trailer was produced over the course of three summer camps with this team. Twelve young adults who have autism are mentored by the leadership team in the areas of illustration, animation, scoring and sound production.

The Story

Even in Death is a whimsical story about love, loss, and life. It chronicles a day in the life of Jonah, a young boy living in New Orleans who is about to experience a loss in his family. Faced with grief, Jonah is visited by the Grim Reaper (Death) and is taken on a charming adventure through New Orleans that ends with Jonah learning a lesson in life and the true depth of love. This wordless film highlights the power of communication through a visual experience.

Visit the website at: http://evenindeathmovie.org


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