Pills and capsules are choreographed into a cacophony of shape, color and size, resulting in a satirical commentary about our cultural, recreational, and economic infatuation with prescription drugs.
This award winning animated short, is a thought provoking piece of film making that makes us realise our reliance, and maybe over reliance, on the little tablets we all take for granted, as well sugar.
Animated by Patrick Smith and produced by Kaori Ishida, Candy Shop has won First Prize at the International Competition, Seoul Metro International Film Festival, Korea. Jury Award for Global Issues, Palm Springs International Animation Festival & Jury Award Ann Arbor Film Festival.
Percussion by Steve Rice throughout creates a hypnotic, laid back and suitably spacey soundtrack.