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SKYLIGHT - still #1


Director: David Baas

Canada, 2009, 5 min

Festival Year:2010


Cast:Jason Groh

Crew:Executive Producer: Judy Gladstone - Producer: Sean Craig - Screenwriter: David Baas - Editor: Paul Hili - Sound: Chis Harris - Animation:David Baas, Rob Silvestri, Sean Craig

Sales:David Baas - Toronto ON Canada, M4e 2H7 - T: 416 705 4709


A mock animated documentary about the ecological plight of penguins in the Antarctic, possibly foretelling cataclysmic results for the rest of the world.


About the director

David Baas is currently Animation Department Head at Starz Animation in Toronto Canada. Starz animation produces feature film animation, most recently '9' for executive producer Tim Burton. "Skylight" is Mr. Baas' directorial debut. Previously Mr. Baas was head professor at the Computer Animation program at Seneca College in Canada. He was also animation director the 2005 Academy Award winning Computer Animation short "Ryan" produced for director Chris Landreth. Mr. Baas has a degree in classical animation from Sheridan College in Canada, and was an animator and consultant at Alias|Wavefront during the development of Maya, now the standard 3-D animation package used worldwide.


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