‘Yellow Sticky Notes | Canadian Anijam’, Animated Short Film Featuring Sticky Note Drawings by 15 Canadian Animators

“Yellow Sticky Notes | Canadian Anijam” is an animated short film directed, edited, and produced by Jeff Chiba Stearns featuring a series of drawings on 4 x 6 yellow sticky notes from a group of 15 Canadian animators. The compilation includes work from animators like Marv Newland, Alison Snowden and David Fine, Cordell Barker, and many more. A DVD that includes “Yellow Stick Notes | Canadian Anijam” is currently available via Stearns’ website.

Each of the animators created their sequence without knowing what the other participants were creating. Starting with a ‘to do’ list written on the day of a memorable event, the animators transitioned from text to imagery by utilizing ‘animation meditation’ to create a visually animated poem representing how their lives were affected by that pivotal day. In the end, the thousands of sticky note drawings are linked together to create a dynamic and inspirational animated film that connects the human spirit while celebrating individual artistic expression with the goal of inspiring future generations of animators.

Yellow Sticky Notes

via Short of the Week

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