Star Star Star Star Star

Against The Grain by Jonathan Chong

Badge finalist Finalist for The Film Skillet Winter 2012/2013 Animation Contest in Animation - Stop Motion

Using over 5000 images and close to a 1000 pencils, Against the Grain is a stop motion, animated music video created for indie-folk artist Hudson.
Directed and animated by Jonathan Chong, Against the Grain speaks to the inner child in all of us – about the realisation that we can break free from the pack and follow our passions in life.
This vibrant and colourful clip is based around a mainstay from our humble artistic efforts throughout childhood – coloured pencils.

Info Share + Favorites
Comments
Comment
Basic thumb

Adasha Knight about 4 years ago

Very cute!!!

Dscf0344

D. Inman-Zadeh over 4 years ago

The music and the animation is up lifting. Everyone loves a rainbow; the creative use of the color pencils is inspiring. Dare to be different, dare to be you.

Basic thumb

R Hanra over 4 years ago

what a talent! X

Basic thumb

Jendi Bright over 4 years ago

Loved it, Jono!! :-)

Basic thumb

ANNE OBERIN over 4 years ago

Love it Jono!!!

Basic thumb

Peter Hanrahan over 4 years ago

Brilliant!!!!

Basic thumb

Martina Oehlinger over 4 years ago

love it!

Cat%20and%20goldfish%20icon

Qing Han almost 5 years ago

Great job! I really like it!

Rob nov 9 2007

Rob Bruce almost 5 years ago

Catchy, upbeat alternative groove rhythmically timed to stop-motion animated pencils. I really enjoy this film not only for it's outstanding visuals but also for the music. Bravo! rob

Fsphoto

patrick norris almost 5 years ago

very cool!!!!

2011starwarshalloween?1340992515

Ezelle Frees almost 5 years ago

I've seen this film more than five times and I still don't get tired of it.

Img 3633

Jeremy Norris almost 5 years ago

This is one of my all time favorite Stop Motion Animations.