[ISEA95] Artist Statement: Pierre Lachapelle — The Boxer Trailer

Artist Statement


Ten years after launching his famous short animation film Tony de Peltrie, the author unveils the trailer of his upcoming film entitled The Boxer. Surrounded by an impatient crowd, two boxers face off under the watchful eyes of their trainers, a referee and the ring announcer. Produced entirely in computer 3D, this work will feature top of the line animatics. This trailer is a production of TFX Animation and was completed at Studios Taarna. The Boxer will premiere sometime next year.

  • Pierre Lachapelle, Canada. Motivated by his passion for computers and the cinema, he researched creative fields to develop a full animation program which he named TAARNA in 1982. Three years later, his expertise led to his first short animation work Tony de Peltrie, acclaimed by the world press and recipient of many prestigious awards. Studios TAARNA inc. thus came into being and over the past two years, it is being run by a team of seasoned artists from TFX Animation , turning out his second animation production called The Boxer.