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TED-Ed | WHAT MAKES A HERO? (2012)

What do ordinary people have in common with Harry Potter, Frodo Baggins, Hercules and many of literature’s most interesting heroes? Based on Joseph Campbell’s research, I directed this educational short film to explore the events that make up a Hero’s Journey.

CLIPS GALLERY

STILLS GALLERY

CREDITS

CLIENT:
TED-Ed

DIRECTED BY:
Tomato Beach

CREATIVE DIRECTOR:
Kirill Yeretsky

PRODUCER:
Gerta Xhelo

EDUCATOR & NARRATOR:
Matthew Winkler

STORYBOARD:
Wing Luo

DESIGN & CONCEPT ART:
Kirill Yeretsky
Wing Luo
Robertino Zambrano

CHARACTER ANIMATION:
Chad Yapyapan (LEAD)
Ross Scroble

MOTION GRAPHICS:
Kirill Yeretsky
Robertino Zambrano

COMPOSITING & VFX:
Kirill Yeretsky

3D MODELING:
Kirill Yeretsky
Anton Tokar
Chad Yapyapan

LIGHTING/SHADING:
Wing Luo

RIGGING:
Anton Tokar
Chad Yapyapan

BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS:
Wing Luo

CHARACTER DESIGN:
Kirill Yeretsky

MUSIC COMPOSER:
Stephen LaRosa

SOUND DESIGNER:
Michael Feuser