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Interview: Manufacturing Designer Liz Toonkel Describes Creating the Lovable Universe of ‘Marcel the Shell with Footwear On’

Interview: Manufacturing Designer Liz Toonkel Describes Creating the Lovable Universe of ‘Marcel the Shell with Footwear On’

Interview: Production Designer Liz Toonkel Describes Creating the Adorable Universe of ‘Marcel the Shell with Shoes On’



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August 16, 2022

Christopher Jobson



A tiny mollusk with an enormous character, Marcel the Shell with Footwear On is legendary for quirky antics and endlessly entertaining use of human-sized objects. In a brand new interview supported by Colossal Members, manufacturing designer Liz Toonkel discusses constructing the universe the cute character occupies within the feature-length mockumentary launched this summer time from A24.

All of these little particulars that you just wouldn’t take into consideration, while you watch it they offer it an inherent reality as a result of every part feels prefer it does in our actual world. Similar factor with the backyard. These are actual crops. That’s so uncommon in cease movement that you’ve got actual natural supplies. It’s just about not possible to stop-motion animate with them as a result of they decompose. There was numerous thought put into how one can deliver natural, actual life to the issues round Marcel.

Colossal editor-in-chief Christopher Jobson lately sat down with Toonkel to debate constructing a sensible micro world inside a macro setting, the challenges of mixing live-action with stop-motion animation, and why the tennis ball scenes are as spectacular because the web thinks. Learn the complete interview right here.

 

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