During last year’s Kung Fu week, we featured Mike Kelly’s Red Dragon flip book animation on the blog. This fight sequence was influenced heavily by Bruce Lee’s films. Mike’s admiration of Bruce Lee and his own knowledge of martial arts become quite clear by the time you’re done watching it.
Mike is about to begin the process of taking his interpretation of the missing “Saw in the Head” sequence from The Big Boss from an animatic to a finished animated short. In order to raise the funds to put a team together, purchase supplies and submit the short to the festival circuit, he has set up a Campaign page at IndieGoGo. Below is Mike’s pitch for the project:
Here’s his Red Dragon Flip Book Animation, just in case you missed it the first time around: