project Billy (2011-13)
format Animation. 6 x 30 seconds, 1 x 2 minutes
client Royal Shakespeare Company
platform Internet / Public Digiscreens
In 2011, as part of the theatre’s reopening celebrations after a major renovation the RSC asked us to make 'Billy' featuring William Shakespeare and his pet pig Francis. In each animation Billy searches for a crucial idea for his plays. Music by noted composer Gary Yershon. Followed by Relic Wall project.
In 2012, Billy and Francis returned in a verse blog with illustrations for the World Shakespeare Festival as part of the myShakespeare project.
In 2013 Billy and Francis returned to promote the Midsummer Night's Dreaming project and Young Shakespeare Nation.
• Videos available at the RSC website
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