I’m sure most of you know about this movie, it’s about two years old; still, every time I watch it I’m amazed by the quality of the animation and the beauty of the concept.
The creator is Dony Permedi, a freelance animator based in California who designed and animated the little kiwi bird so desperate to fly for his master thesis in animation, at The School of Visual Arts, New York.
The online success of the kiwi movie was phenomenal, with almost 20 million views on YouTube and a host of fans coming up with different endings, background music, etc. Moreover, it has been screened at some 12 movie festivals, including Cannes; and has got quite a bit of coverage, especially for a student project.
Personally, I think it’s brilliant and I felt like sharing it with you. So without further ado, here it is, the little kiwi bird:
For the people interested in the author, his contact details, resume and more examples of his work can be found at http://www.donysanimation.com