This film tells the story of three friends who try to connect over video call in order to wish their friend on his birthday. This film is set against the backdrop of the lockdown imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film has a runtime of approximately four minutes and was created with grease pencil, a 2D drawing tool within the free to use 3D software called Blender. The film stresses on togetherness and the strength of staying in touch with one’s loved ones in such challenging times. Although it deals with the serious topics of physical and emotional strain during the pandemic, it presents the situation in a light-hearted way. The film's purpose is to remind the viewer about the necessity of connecting with friends who might have difficulties adjusting to the new normal.
Keywords: animation, Blender, COVID-19, grease pencil, talking
Student Name: Saiyam Marwah
Guide: Mr. Ajay Tiwari, Co-Guide: Mr. Suman Chowdhury