Official Website: http://TheWrongRock.com
TOP TEN BEST FILMS 2019 - Film Shortage
AWARD WINNER - Best Animated Short Film - Burbank Film Festival
AWARD WINNER - Best Short Animation - Davis Film Festival
Martin the mushroom was born on the wrong rock. Martin overcomes enormous challenges to travel to a far away rock where he hopes to be accepted. This is a story about equality and putting aside our differences for the greater good.
"Before we can save the world, we must put aside our differences. We're all on the same Rock!" - Michael Cawood, Animated Filmmaker
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This is a fantastic tale of the pure of heart overcoming bigotry. Anyone who's experienced, sexism, racism, ageism, political or religious persecution will relate to this story. A character who's passion is unlike the people who he grew up around, discovers a place he can be himself, but faces enormous obstacles to get there. Along the way he exposes the futility of the other character's bigotry and bias and puts it all in perspective so that they can finally deal with the bigger issues in life.
This universal tale symbolizes the true unity of the human race. Despite racism, sexism, and every other form of bigotry, we are all on this rock together. The current political and social climate makes this the perfect time for this story to strike a chord with viewers, push them to take stock of their worldview, and take positive action.
The Wrong Rock won Best Animated Short at Burbank & Davis International Film Festivals in 2019 Director, Michael Cawood, is now a two-time winner of the Burbank International Film Festival in the Animated Short Category.
The Wrong Rock is an indie film made entirely through the virtual studio model (work from home). Hundreds of artists from all over the world worked from home collaborating online with the Artella platform. Lead by Michael Cawood, the team created the 3D CGI animation in Maya and rendered it with Redshift. Some of Cawood’s previous credits include Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Pete’s Dragon, Bumblebee, The Lego Ninjago Movie, and Happy Feet. Cawood’s other short film, Devils, Angels & Dating, has garnered Millions of views on YouTube views.
The soundtrack includes an original song created by the band, The Mrs., and a score by BAFTA award-nominated composer Grant Kirkhope, whose credits include iconic video games such as Donkey Kong Country, Golden Eye, Banjo Kazooie, and Mario-Rabbids. The Soundtrack is available on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, Google Play and Bandcamp.
Score on iTunes: https://music.apple.com/us/album/the-wrong-rock-original-motion-picture-soundtrack/1490144432?app=itunes&ign-mpt=uo%3D4
Song on iTunes: https://music.apple.com/us/album/the-same-rock/1430122616?i=1430122624
Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/music/album/Grant_Kirkhope_The_Wrong_Rock_Original_Motion_Pict?id=Bu3wxupqe5wltdknnao37a5xyry
“Coordinating artists from all over the world working from home is a fun challenge, and it was incredible to see how passionate the team was about the film’s themes. Being on a video call with animators from Spain, Canada, Iran and beyond was really exciting,” recalls producer Julie Pifher.
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