After his 2008 short film, The Necktie, Lévesque´s new project combines different techniques such as 2D animation and elaborated puppets.
“I, Barnabé takes a luminous look at a desperate man’s existential crisis. During a night of stormy drunkenness, he receives a visit from a mysterious bird and is forced to reconsider his life.”
Behind the scenes:
Produced by the National Film Board of Canada, the puppets in this short film are face replacement, with an intricate mechanism designed by Jim Randall, called “The Master of Animatronic Puppets”. Check out this interview with Jim Randall.