“The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello” (2005) is fantastic short film by Anthony Lucas created using silhouette animation.
Set in a world of iron airships, this silhouette animation tells the story of Jasper Morello, a disgraced aerial navigator who flees his plague-ridden home hoping to redeem himself. His expedition leads him to an island which is home to a monster that may hold the cure for the Plague. The journey back is filled with dangers but, Jasper soon discovers that the greatest horror of all lies within man himself.
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