Knight Fever, a short film animated by Christopher Minos, debuts at the Los Angeles Short Film Festival, July 29 at 5.30 pm. It’s a classic medieval story of Dragon versus Knight.
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The Dragon and Knight, natural enemies, are brought together by their mutual love of watching television when the only TV in the kingdom is in danger.
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Knight Fever was written, directed and animated by Christopher Minos, with support from staff at Crush Toronto, including writers Stefan Woronko and Gary Thomas, producer Jo-Ann Cook, additional effects artists by Mark Irish and Jacques Dell, compositor Greg Dunlop, technical assistant Aylwin Fernando, production coordinator Kristen Van Fleet. Credits and titles were produced by Chris Rolf. Music and sound were designed by Scott Bucsis at Brass Coffee.
Christopher Minos is animation director at Crush, Toronto. He has been an animator for 25 years, starting with Disney in Sydney Australia and then in his own animation studio. He was at ILM for seven years, then at CORE working on “The Wild”. Christopher has been developing a hybrid animation style that is part 2D, part 3D, and has a classic sensibility.