Won ‘Best Animation’ at festival
A SHORT environmental film created by Pure Project has won Best Animation at the First Cut Youth Film Festival.
MC Trash tells the story of Rita Red Eye, the Witch, who is shaken up after her encounter with the rapper MC Trash and his wasteful ways. Annoyed by the amount of littering during one of MC Trash’s concerts, Rita decides to show the rapper what it feels like to be dumped on.
The short film was created during a one-week environmental/animation training programme helping participants to develop and create animations based on environmental themes related to the Pure Project.
Welcoming the success of MC Trash, Ian Davis of Pure said, ‘ the Pure Environmental Animation Training Programme has been a great success and all credit is due to the students and the facilitators who were involved.’
The short film centres around the themes of illegal dumping, litter, fly- tipping, recycling, pollution and climate change. All the characters and landscapes featured were created from recycled materialslots of other recycled material.
To view ‘MC Trash’ log on to www.pureproject.ie