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This film was made in 5 weeks for my minor project at RMIT University AIM. The inspiration for it came from a poem by the the 13th century Sufi Mystic, Jalal al-Din Rumi.

Or here is the link to the YouTube version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_W69D6z3_A

I used the Samtiq which is a DIY-Cintiq that I made at the start of the year to do the animation and it proved to be a great tool.

For those interested in seeing a better quality version than the YouTube one, here is a quicktime (70mb):

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3 Responses to “The Blind Caterpillar – Final”

  1. Paul B

    Great animation! My only small quibble is that I assumed his nostrils were the eyes and if he had groped a bit as he reached for the leaves, then it would have sold his blindness (to me).
    I really enjoyed the feeling of the movement, it was very inventive as well.

  2. rumi

    Thanks Paul, glad you liked it. There is lots of things that I would change if I were to do it again.

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