The Yellow Sign

November 1, 2014




The Yellow Sign | 2018 | Directed by Adam Savje | USA | 0:00 |

35mm | Filmed in Techniscope | 35mm Colour Negative, 16mm B&W Negative & 16mm Hicon | 5k Digital Transfer |Light, Live Action, Animation, Live action photography, 3D Animation, Direct hand-painting, tinting, celluloid manipulation, 


Adapted from the short story, written in 1895, “The Yellow Sign” by Robert W. Chambers. Two artists encounter a forbidden book which is rumored to drive one to madness upon reading.


Functions as a sort of test for one’s consciousness, failure means madness

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*The background film clip is a completely analog 16mm film experiment photographed on an Oxberry animation stand.

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