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The goal of this project is to create an original animated short film and tell an action-packed, atmospheric, and simple original story through the medium of animation. Inspired by both my love for mermaid stories and the mysteries of the deep ocean, the film, which I titled “Thalassophobia” follows the adventures of a mermaid character and her struggles with loneliness, connection, and fear of the unknown set in a mysterious fantasy version of the deep ocean. Developed primarily using 2D animation, digital illustration, video editing software, and other tools provided by the fine arts department in Wilson Hall, the film was developed from an original story and script to storyboard, rough animation, and fully colored final film using original backgrounds and characters.
Honors Capstone Research (HCR)
Art, Art History, and Design
College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
animation, short film
Boggan, Aislinn, "Deep Dive Into Animation: Creating an Original Animated Short" (2023). Summer Community of Scholars Posters (RCEU and HCR Combined Programs). 403.