May 6, 2014
Motorbike - An Incredibly Cute Short By Mechanical Apple
Animated by Jason Pamment and Ari Gibson of the Mechanical Apple collective, Motorbike is a charming, colorful short about a young boy trying to make it to his date in time in a quaint town. It's rare to find animated shorts this cute, and simple in their premise yet executed at a quality level of this caliber.
The entire aesthetic that they created for Motorbike, especially in the background elements and color palettes definitely reminded us of the likes of the critically acclaimed Ernest and Celestine. The town itself actually felt like it was straight out of Kiki's Delivery Service, which had a similarly colorful, sunny coastal town feel.