an animated film
The Search is an animated short film following a young girl looking for a missing piece of herself. After spending much time and energy searching for what made her whole, she realizes that perhaps what she was looking for was within her all along.
official selection for:
2022 Raleigh Film and Arts Festival
2022 Motion Commotion at ICON: The Illustration Conference
Thumbnails and Ideation
This project began with the prompt, “searching for solace.” Considering what it meant to carve out new paths while coming to terms with identity, I sketched various thumbnails of what this journey could look like.
The origins of this story began as a scene of two beings standing under the stars, gazing up in wonder as the sky encased them and water surrounded them on all sides.