A middle-aged couple, the hottest summer day in 10 years, they are playing Scrabble. His cruel fate oppresses the unhappy husband. This animation has won praise at 30 international film festivals.
Katie Steed recently graduated from the University College of the Creative Arts in Surrey, England with her film ‘Death by Scrabble.’ She is a traditional animator, and when she is not bent hunched over her lightbox, she enjoys travelling, fire dancing and the occasional game of high stakes poker. Since graduating, she has started up her design company “Slurpy Studios” with fellow animator Aaron Wood. Together they create websites and animations, which can be found at www.slurpystudios.com.
Screening / Award history:
Death by Scrabble was shortlisted for a Royal Television Award in England, and has been screened at over 30 festivals worldwide including Annecy and Bradford.