Taking Flight

Branded Content
Client: Radio Flyer

Film

Taking Flight is a short film inspired by Antonio Pasin, inventor of the Radio Flyer wagon. In this fictional tribute to Pasin’s legacy, what begins as a small boy’s boring day with Grandpa turns into a larger-than-life journey, narrowly escaping wild monkeys and battling aliens to save the universe.

Recognition

  • Palm Sprints Int’l ShortfestYouth Jury Audience Prize

  • Palm Sprints Int’l ShortfestBest Animation Short Audience Prize

  • Short of the WeekVimeo – Staff Pick

  • Cinequest

  • GLAS Animation Festival

  • Cinema On The BayouBest Animated Short

The Story

Combining both 2D animation inspired by classic cartoons and cutting-edge computer animation, Taking Flight is an animated short film about the power of imagination. In this five minute short created in collaboration with Radio Flyer, a boy learns to be a kid, a father learns to be a dad, a grandpa reminds each of us what childhood is all about.