Leonardo, the Terrible Monster
excerpt from the short film based on the book by Lane Smith
director/animator - Pete List
Photoshop and After Effects animation
A film collaboration with Lane Smith and Weston Woods, Madam President tells the story of a young girl who imagines what her day would be like if she were President. It was challenging and rewarding to have the opportunity to animate in Lane's graphic and textural illustration style.
Anna Chiodo as Katy (Madam President), produced by Paul R. Gagne, Mellisa Reilly Ellard, and Lane Smith, animation assistant - Lauren Monardo, sound design - Steve Syarto, music by Scotty Huff and Robert Reynolds, executive producer - Linda Lee, film copyright © 2007 Weston Woods Studios, Inc., book published by Hyperion books for chlidren, text and illustrations © 2008 Lane Smith.