Alicia Reece: “Western Civilization” for Motionpoems
Another standout from season 5 of Motionpoems: “Western Civilization” by poet/author Peter Jay Shippy (channeling Hunter S. Thompson) as interpreted by director/animator Alicia Reece of Minneapolis motion house Neighbor with a compelling and appropriately unsettling mix of live-action and 2D work.
Written by: Peter Jay Shippy
Directed & Animated by: Alicia Reece (motiongnome)
Lettering & Lead Actor: Emory Allen
Make-up: Ashley Burke
Music: Joey Verskotzi
Additional Animation: Valerie Lockhart