Scratch Post – Simon's Cat | SHORTS #66
The claws come out in a case of sibling rivalry.
It started out with a hiss how did it end up like this?
The mischievous kitten interrupts Simon’s Cat during his ‘me time’ manicure proving that little brothers really can be annoying.
Does the kitten remind you of anyone? Do your cats have younger siblings? Do you have an annoying younger brother?
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‘Scratch Post’ Credits:
Directed by: Simon Tofield
Design/Rig: Trevor Phillips
Animation: Jimeno Farfan, Emma Wakley, Jennifer Cashmore
Assistant Art Director: Liza Nechaeva
Producer: Emma Burch
Associate Producer: Edwin Eckford
Production Manager: Rebecca Warner-Perry
Sound Design: Fonic
Music: Russell Pay
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Q. Why isn’t ‘Off to the Vet’ available in full on YouTube?
A. ‘Off to the Vet’ film production and crowdfunding campaign was a huge undertaking for the Simon’s Cat Team. Our hope is to produce more long form, full colour content for our fans but without having to turn to them through crowdfunding again. The film was completed in 2015 and submitted it to a selection of international film festivals over the following months. During this time, it was exclusively available to all funders that contributed via our private production blog. The feedback we have received from our funders has been overwhelming positive and we hope they are extremely proud of making the film a possibility. If you are a funder and have any questions regarding the campaign, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Q. What software do you use?
A. Simon’s Cat is made using Adobe Flash / TV Paint / CelAction animation software.
Q. Why does it take so long to make each Simon’s Cat film?
A. Even though the films are made on computer software, they are still hand-animated in a traditional manner, frame to frame. It usually takes between 12 and 25 drawings to create 1 second of a Simon’s Cat film.