Stunning Animated Short Set in Post-Apocalyptic, Underwater Brooklyn - FATHOMS
We've got a stunning animated short film that tells the heartbreaking story of two people and a cat who are stranded in post-apocalyptic underwater Brooklyn. The film is called Fathoms, it was directed by Joe Russ, and this is a short synopsis:
Follow Sam, Evan, and Hippo the cat as they struggle to survive and find meaning in a flooded world haunted by remnants of the past.
The film project was successfully funded through Kickstarter, and the director made it during nights and weekends. Over the course of six years he created the story, animated, and composited the film. The locations in the film were inspired by his commute from Park Slope, Brooklyn into Manhattan.
Fathoms is a film by Joe Russ, Inspired by the loss of his father to cancer at the age of 17, and informed by his love for all things scifi, mystery, and horror.