Descendants is a beautiful animated short movie. Started as a Diploma project by Heiko van der Scherm and Holger Schoenberger at the Institute of Animation, more people joined the team later on. Though started as little project Descendants was grown to be more of a phenomenon. Yes the visuals and character designs are outstanding, but what strikes me most is the story. The story is obvious by the way it is cleverly portrayed in environment and characters, yet the outcome remains up to you to interpret.

This work of art, from script to final product took 3 years to create, full time 6 days a week by a small team of 4.

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