Beware of Mr. Baker SXSW Grand Jury Award Documentary Winner Animation

Watch the Big Object Studio animation and motion graphics in "Beware of Mr. Baker," the SXSW award-winning documentary about famous drummer Ginger Baker.

Documentary animation sequences | Beware of Mr. Baker

Director Jay Bulger commissioned Big Object to create 10 minutes of animation for his award-winning feature documentary Beware of Mr. Baker. The film explores the life and misadventures of infamous drummer Ginger Baker of Cream and Blind Faith fame. It won the prestigious Grand Jury Award at the SXSW film festival in 2012, and was granted an impressive 98% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Below is one of the animated sequences and a gallery of images from the film, created using a combination of pencil drawings, block-printed textures, after effects animation, and frame-by-frame rotoscoping.

Director: Jay Bulger
Animation Director/ Illustrator: David Bell
Animation Producer/Art Director: Joe Scarpulla
Animator: Tatia Rosenthal