This assignment was to “Make an animated gif from your favorite/least favorite movie capturing the essence of a key scene. Make sure the movement is minimal but essential. ”
My favourite movie ever is Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs. Say what you will, but this movie is brilliant to me. I never read the original books, but the humour in this movie is perfectly pitched and actually hilarious. The voice cast is also killer and the animation & character design fit the story perfectly.
So what is a key scene in this movie? I thought a lot about what my favourite part were, but in the end decided that the real key scene has to be the one where Flint first sees food (hamburgers) raining from the sky.
This was my first try:
Which is fine, but then I though about the directions of the assignment (particularly the minimal movement part) and cut out the beginning, creating this:
Shame you can’t distinguish what exactly the burgers are without that closeup image afterward