“Head On” – Spielberg Commissioned Special Project from Michael Koerbel on Vimeo.
Brilliant little short film where “a boy uses his imagination to connect with a girl on a NYC subway”.
This is a special project commissioned by Steven Spielberg. Shot on RED. Animations and compositing was completed in Adobe After Effects. The entire thing was conceived and completed in 10 days.
Pretty amazing, especially when you read the titles:
Boy: Andy Scott Harris
Girl: Greta Charness
Background: Mark Arnold, Jasmine Bay, Wayne Baldwin, Eric Edmonds, Sean Ellis, Tim Guest, Courtney Hoskins, Mia Moraes, Pamela Petroff, Kristin Sando, and Nola Yergen-Jennings
Director: Michael Koerbel
Writers: Michael Koerbel, Charles R.A. Newberry
Producers: Michael Koerbel, Charles R.A. Newberry
Line Producer: Eric Edmonds
Cinematographer: Sean Conaty
Editor: Brian Scofield
Production Designer: Giao-Chau Ly
Wardrobe: Nola Yergen-Jennings
1st AD: Jeremy Cohen
2nd AD: Luke Maxcy
Production Coordinator: Julie Brinley
1st AC: Chloe Weaver
2nd AC: Andrew Pauling
RED DIT: Adam Bricker
Gaffer: Andrew Brinkhaus
Best Boy Electric: Joe Turrentine
Key Grip: Greg Lefev
Best Boy Grip: Sebastian Bueno
Grip: Evan Pierre
Set Dresser: Jesse Alaya
Assistant Wardrobe: Sara Bergman
Make-Up & Hair: Dawn Sorenson
VFX Supervisor: Charles R.A. Newberry
VFX Artist: Mike Ashton
Animations: Charles R.A. Newberry
Colorist: Ed Koenig
Post Support: Fawaz Al-Matrouk, Dillon Brown
Still Photographer: Leigh Rautenbach
Studio Teacher: Barbara Gannen
Catering: Chris Holm
Transportation: Camila Tanabe
PAs: Sean Ellis, Simon Fink, Mia Moraes, Tom Ptasinski, Kristin Sando
Special thanks to Deanna, Robby, Jamie, Alan and the rest of the staff at CBS Radford in Studio City, CA.
Special thanks to Moving Picture Company in Los Angeles.