Staff Pick Premiere: 'Framed' by Marco Jemolo. The answer is Italian director Marco Jemolo and his animating team, who through today Staff Pick Premiere, 'Framed,' tell the story of a clay pawn in a human game. Seamless stop motion animation, an ingenious script, and emotive voice acting deliver this noir tale, which stands as a metaphor for the crude awakening of a human being to the puppet strings of society.
On inspiration:'A short film shot in 1957 by Canadian director Norman Mc Laren, called 'A Chairy Tale. ' 'On craft:'Literally everything you see on screen is handmade by the skillful hands of Linda Kelvink, our lead animator and puppet maker, and Valentina Menegatti, our set designer. We covered them with a mixture of wood, Milliput, aluminum, foam rubber and an outer layer of….