Kelsey Mann Talks Party Central Short

Despite Pixar not having a feature this year, it worked out perfectly for the MU short, Party Central, to play in front of Muppets Most Wanted since Jim Henson was such an important influence on director Kelsey Mann. “They always had that manic energy when you got a group of Muppets together. I wanted to get that over the top feeling in this short.”

Plus it was an opportunity to explore the deepest desire of the Oozma Kappas to throw the ultimate monster party, which didn’t make it into the feature: ”We wanted to throw a party that you couldn’t do with people,” Mann explains. “We wanted it very specific — this type of party could only happen here.”

Read the rest at Animation Scoop/Indiewire.

Posted on by Bill Desowitz in 3-D, Animation, Movies, previs, Shorts, VFX, Virtual Production

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