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Directed by
Tim Miller 
Writing credits
Tim Miller (story) and
Jeremy Cook (story) and
Paul Taylor (story) and
Chuck Wojthiewicz (story)

Tim Miller (written by)

Produced by
Sherry Wallace .... producer
Original Music by
Rob Cairns 
Art Direction by
Jeremy Cook 
Art Department
Sean McNally .... concept art
Sean McNally .... storyboard artist
Chuck Wojthiewicz .... concept art
Chuck Wojthiewicz .... storyboard artist
Sound Department
Richard Gray .... sound designer
Richard Gray .... sound recordist
Pete Kneser .... sound designer
Pete Kneser .... sound recordist
Gary Zacuto .... sound designer
Gary Zacuto .... sound recordist
Visual Effects by
Heikki Anttila .... finishing
Heikki Anttila .... modeler
Jerome Benjean .... finishing
Jerome Benjean .... modeler
Irfan Celik .... modeler
Sebastien Chort .... finishing
Jeremy Cook .... finishing
Jeremy Cook .... modeler
Jeremy Cook .... visual effects supervisor
Jon Jordan .... animation technical director
Seung Jae Lee .... visual effects
Kevin Margo .... finishing
Kevin Margo .... modeler
David Fred Masselink .... film I/O coordinator
Tim Miller .... animation supervisor
Daniel Perez Ferreira .... visual effects
David Stinnett .... finishing
Sungwook Su .... visual effects
Jeff Weisend .... animation supervisor
Dave Wilson .... finishing
Camera and Electrical Department
Heiki Anttila .... lighting technician
Jerome Benjean .... lighting technician
Sebastien Chort .... lighting technician
Paul Hormis .... rigger
Kevin Margo .... lighting technician
Animation Department
Wim Bien .... animator
Luc Degardin .... animator
Jean-Dominique Fievet .... animator
Jeff Fowler .... animator
David Hibbeln .... layout animator
Makoto Koyama .... animator
Remi McGill .... animator
David Nibbelin .... layout artist
Cemre Ozkurt .... animator
Derron Ross .... animator
Davy Sabbe .... animator
George Schermer .... animator
Jason Taylor .... character animator
August Wartenberg .... animator
Jeff Weisend .... animator
Jeff Wilson .... animator
Onur Yeldan .... animator
Other crew
John Bunt .... motion capture supervisor
Paul Hormis .... cloth simulator
Dave Humpherys .... programmer
Dave Humpherys .... systems administrator
Wonnee Lee .... title designer
Jennifer Miller .... title designer
Matt Newell .... programmer
Matt Newell .... systems administrator
Daemeon Nicolaou .... programmer
Daemeon Nicolaou .... systems administrator
Amanda Powell .... production assistant
Duane Powell .... programmer
Duane Powell .... systems administrator
Barry Robison .... programmer
Barry Robison .... systems administrator
James Silverman .... motion capture actor
Jeff Weisend .... motion capture supervisor
Debbie G. Yu .... production coordinator

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9 min

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9 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
A fun ride!, 2 March 2006
Author: Flick_Montana from United States

In this nigh 9 minute short, a man and his pet "alien" turn the most boring beer-drinkingest "sport" in the world into a fun ride.

Blur is the capable 3D studio that churned out this little future fish tale. This story is about a nameless man and his pet whatever taking part in the only sport less sporty than golf, fishing. Yet somehow Blur manages to make it more than worth watching. Being a short as it is, there really isn't a deep story. Instead, Blur goes straight for the eye candy appeal.

If you put aside any preconceptions of depth, poltwise, and just enjoy the story for what it is, this short is quite entertaining. The visuals are top notch for 2003 and hold up well even 3 years later (something that is hard to do in the 3D field).

I'd recommend this short to anyone who likes pure unmussed action and visual glory. I can only sigh that they would make a longer version with Vin Diesel when there are real actors out there who would handle the job much better. But that is another story.

This future Finding Nemo gets 8/10 stars from me. Enjoy! ~Aaron

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