SHORTS - “CRIME: The Animated Series”

CRIME: The Animated Series is hosted on MOCAtv and produced by Sam Chou and Alix Lambert

Sam Chou is a super talented animator in Toronto and this project tells six powerful stories inspired by Alix Lambert's book CRIME, which inspired the series. Each of the stories is told through the lens of a different animator while sticking to a red, black, and white colour palette. 

All the shorts were produced by Style5.tv and Lambert Films
www.pinkghettoproductions.com
www.style5.tv

Cartoon Brew has a great post about the series, click here to read it.




Marcus McGhee, a school teacher in Hartford Connecticut, tells the story of when his car was stolen and the police did not help him. 

the animation is a combination of hand-drawn, pencil on paper, paint and digital paint and composite. 

Series Director: Alix Lambert and Sam Chou
Produced by Lambert Films and Style5.tv
Animation Director: Sam Chou
Editor: Sam Chou and Alix Lambert
Designer: Freddy Carrasco
Animator: Freddy Carrasco
Sound Design + Mix: TA2 Sound + Music
Interview conducted by: Alix Lambert
Based on the play, Crime, USA, Hartford, by Alix Lambert 





Owner and operator of Pelican Tattoo in Hartford, Connecticut, Joe Bascetta has spent many years observing the various crimes around him from his Park Street address. 

The animation is a combination of hand-drawn, pencil on paper, paint and digital paint and composite.

Series Director: Alix Lambert and Sam Chou
Animation Director: Sam Chou
Edited by: Alix Lambert and Sam Chou
Designer: Nathan Dewey
Animator: Nathan Dewey
Backgrounds: Nathan Dewey
Sound Design + Mix: TA2 Sound + Music
Interview conducted by: Alix Lambert
Based on the play: Crime, USA, Hartford, by: Alix Lambert







Writer and culture critic, Nelson George, talks about his childhood, the nature of crime, and the state of Hip Hop in the year 2008. 

The animation is a combination of hand-drawn, pencil on paper, paint and digital paint and composite. 

Series Director: Alix Lambert and Sam Chou
Produced by: Lambert Films and Style5.tv
Animation Director: Sam Chou
Edited by: Alix Lambert and Sam Chou
Designer: Freddy Carrasco
Animator: Freddy Carrasco
Backgrounds: Freddy Carrasco
Compositor: NIck Fairhead
Sound Design + Mix: TA2 Sound + Music
Interview conducted by: Alix Lambert
Based on the play: Crime, USA, Hartford, by: Alix Lambert





The speaker prefers that her name be with held. A forensic artist in Tennessee. 

The animation in this episode is a combination of hand-drawn, pencil on paper, paint and digital paint and composite.

Series Director: Alix Lambert and Sam Chou
Produced by Style5.tv and Lambert Films
pinkghettoproductions.com
style5.tv
Animation Director: Michele Assarasakorn
Editor: Sam Chou and Alix Lambert
Compositor: Nick Fairhead
Sound Design + Mix: TA2 Sound + Music
All interviews conducted by: Alix Lambert
based on the book: Crime, and the play: Crime, USA by Alix Lambert






BET journalist, Samson Styles, talks about being a stick-up kid and what happened to him one Fourth of July. 

The animation medium was a combination of hand-drawn, pencil on paper, paint and digital paint and composite.

Series Director: Alix Lambert and Sam Chou
Produced by Style5.tv and Lambert Films
pinkghettoproductions.com
style5.tv
Animation Director: Sam Chou
Storyboard: Adam Temple
Editor: Sam Chou and Alix Lambert
Designer: Freddy Carrasco
BG paint: Michele Assarasakorn
Sound Design + Mix: TA2 Sound + Music
All interviews conducted by: Alix Lambert
based on the book: Crime, and the play: Crime, USA by Alix Lambert



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