A lonely blue alien thinks he has found a new friend to play with when a strange new explorer robot lands on his planet.

Winner of the best independent film in the 2015 "Festival Stopmotion Montreal."

Offical selection in over 20 international film festivals -
Edinburgh International Film Festival (premiere), London International Animation Festival, Brasil Stopmotion,
animamundi Brasil 2015, ASFF, Varnafest, les nuits magiques, cinanima,animateka, Insciencefilmfest, Clermont Ferrand, Playfest, monstra festival, Festival Regard, Festival International du film d'Altkirch, NW animation Festival, Mont Clair filmfest, Tres Court International Film Fest, British Animation Awards, International Trick film festival (Stuttgart).

Comment by Anthony Scott on May 3, 2016 at 1:54pm
Very entertaining Steve, hadn't seen your film before. Thanks for posting it and congrats on your win in Montreal last year!
Comment by Steve Boot on May 3, 2016 at 2:03pm
Thanks Anthony, I'm very proud of that win.
Comment by Dawn Brown on May 3, 2016 at 2:24pm
Delightful!
Comment by Antonio J. Cebrián on May 3, 2016 at 5:04pm
Excellent!
Comment by StopmoNick on May 3, 2016 at 11:01pm

Love it!  So much personality from such simplicity - even in the wide shot at the beginning where the little blue guy was tiny in the frame, he was bursting with character.  Every frame helps tell the story, every element is just right.

Comment by Steve Boot on May 4, 2016 at 12:45am

Thanks for watching the film guys, really appreciate the positive comments.

Comment by Jack Spiggle on May 4, 2016 at 2:15am

Jeez louise that was amazing!! but why did you have to make one of the mission objectives "Dont move rocks" D=? Im a strong believer that you should show rather than tell and you showed the robots distaste for misplaced rocks with such clarity and elegance through the animation that I personally feel you lost something by adding that mission objective (as Ive been trying to hint as much as possible in my criticism that was some brilliant animating!!).

Comment by Steve Boot on May 4, 2016 at 3:32am
Hey jack, thanks for the comments. The mission objects where actually added as an after thought and something I did struggled with. I felt I needed to make it clear the robot was working on a mission with clear goals and not a tourist. That particular line was written several different ways but I couldn't get around it, he needed 3 objectives - rule of 3's!
Comment by Andrew AJ on May 9, 2016 at 10:57am

Thank you for a good taste in stop mo))

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