What would happen if it never stopped raining in Portland?
This is a tale of mayhem and destruction that starts innocently on a street corner, but ends up in the depths of deep cold space. We are taken on an adventure through one of the worst days in Portland.
The day where everything goes wrong.
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The Crash Engine are a rock band based in rainy Portland, Oregon, consisting of Alex Heller, Tom Dawson, Kris Crummett, and Eric Leskovar. They have toured the US many times over and are currently working on new material. The song All Goes Wrong is from their self-released sophomore album Beautiful Blood. Their music can be found on Soundcloud and facebook.com/thecrashengine, as well as iTunes.
Chris Sasaki currently works as a Character Designer at Pixar Animation Studios.
Prior to joining Pixar, Chris began his career as an intern at DreamWorks Animation. Chris also worked as a character designer at Jim Henson, DisneyTV, BlueSky, and LAIKA. In his free time he enjoys designing prints, greeting cards, and little knack knacks. You can find some of his other works at Rigamaru.com, or sakiteriyaki.blogspot.com
Robert Kondo has worked as an Art Director at Pixar Animation Studios for 10 Years. He has worked on Ratatouille, Toy Story 3, and Monsters University. He recently directed an animated short The Dam Keeper. thedamkeeper.com
John Fan currently works as the Creative Director for Circle Square Creative based in San Francisco. He now creates award winning work for some of the biggest brands in the world. Clients include Google, AT&T, Intel, Samsung, and Toyota. More about John and Circle Square go here: circlesquarecreative.com/
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Director / Artists: Chris Sasaki & Robert Kondo
Animation direction: John Fan
Compositing & Animation: John Fan & Joseph Chan
Rotoscope - Mike Berger, Avner Geller
Additional art work: Albert Lozano