The Well of a Thousand Words (2011) 

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Director
Sander Brants
Date
2011
Runtime
15
Tags
animation

In a world where stories are a source of life, where symbols grow in crystals and words sleep in infinite wells. Here Oy goes on a quest to find the source of our stories and his own origins... Artwork created by Bram Sels. Be sure to check out his other work on http://www.artofboco.com/ Official site: http://www.thewellofathousandwords.com/ Find us on Facebook !

www.thewellofathousandwords.com

Sander Brants

I spend my High school years studying Audiovisual Arts in Hasselt. I then went to the Narafi Film school in Brussels were I graduated in 2011 with a professional Bachelor degree in the Audiovisual Techniques.

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nicolai

on September 13, 2012 at 12:06am

Interesting story. The silhouettes were REALLY cool. Hope to see more!

dvdkhlng

on March 05, 2012 at 12:56am

The way you combine real actors with drawn artwork is extraordinary. This was much fun to watch. Like others have written here, it felt a little rushed, story could have easily filled out a longer film. Yes I read your comment that this was due to the rules :)

I wonder whether there is a higher quality encode (HD?) available?

Sander

on March 22, 2012 at 5:12pm

Hi
Thanks for the comment. I'm glad you liked the experiment with the actors and artwork. Hope to make an other one where I'll have more time to explore the world i've created.
Unfortunately I haven't uploaded a higher quality encode. The full movie in full resolution is about 12Gig.
Maybe i'll upload better encoded version in the future.

shahramspiner

on December 14, 2011 at 5:20pm

thanks.....

forteller

on December 01, 2011 at 2:44am

Really great drawings in this short film! Very beautiful.

The story was very nice. But I feel like it was hurried trough faster than it should. I think it would have been a lot better if they had taken the time to flesh it out more. Maybe the story should've been told over 20-30 min instead of only 15?

Sander

on December 15, 2011 at 11:24pm

Thanks.
be sure to check out the website from the artist www.artofboco.com.

This short was created for a school project. We had a time limit of 10 minutes... So I already broke those rules.
But I understand, I too had the feeling that this story could be a bit longer.
Maybe in the near future i'll make a second chapter that's longer !

forteller

on January 28, 2012 at 10:44pm

That would be great! Good luck with whatever endeavor you embark upon! :)

Betonvogel

on November 28, 2011 at 4:44pm

Very nice artwork and good storytelling

Shaggy

on October 19, 2011 at 1:54am

nice work.

AnimeFreak23

on October 17, 2011 at 4:59am

Good!!!

romancos

on October 14, 2011 at 3:54pm

Interesting story. I enjoyed it and I loved the artwork (animation)

Sander

on October 20, 2011 at 7:30pm

Thanks ! Be sure to check out the artist's website as well.
http://www.artofboco.com/
He created all the backgrounds.

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