Jackie's Story - Cornerstone

A short animation to explain a little of the work of Cornerstone - a charity that champions the cause of people with learning disabilities.

I developed a new style for this animation and for once used the city I live and work in for the backgrounds. It's easy to feel lost and forgotten even in a city with over 200,000 inhabitants.  By depicting Jackie as a small silhouetted stick-figure it seemed to amplify the human aspect of the story.   The film ends with Jackie letting go of her inhibitions for a brief moment and trying to catch a snowflake on her tongue.

Jackie's story echoes that of many people who occasionally need just a little support.

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Music by Tommy Perman -