The work revolves around a taxi driver who goes to all kinds of lengths to make a living such as trying to entice a man on diet into his taxi with a hamburger. Although the driver fails to find his reward no matter how much he works, the film is richly imbued with an atmosphere of humor. It would be difficult to find another clay animation film to match this.
Joel Simon has been brought up on a soup of Belgian comics and Stewed Vegetables. He likes telling stories through imperfect characters.
HORN OK PLEASE (2006) BUSKA & BARBEY (2006);TV Puppet show HUGO MELLON SHOW (2005) CIDERPUNKS (1997) Joel has done a lot of animation work for Irish & British TV.
Screening / Award history:
Ficci 2006, India - Best Animated short 24 FPS, India - Best Animation BELFAST FILM FESTIVAL - Special Commendation ANNECY 2006, France - Official Selection