An animated short on how visual perception can be twisted with dyslexia.
In this short animated film titled Arrival/Departure Duce tries to explain through humor and animated drawings how a simple drive to take his wife to the airport brings up confusion and anxiety caused by his inability to read the arrival-departure signs correctly. An insightful explanation of how his brain perceives and mixes words and symbols establishing
the first of a series of animated shorts on Duce’s exploration into dyslexia and visual perception.
Animator Scott Duce
Additional Animation Chenwei Jin
Voiceover Scott Duce and Robin Starbuck
Producer Scott Duce/ DuceStudio
Release Date September 2020
Running Time 5.49 min.
Animation Digital character drawing in Harmony-ToonBoom Software with hand-drawn objects and
backgrounds in ink, watercolor, and chalk.
Awards Best Animation, Shawna Shea Film Festival, 2021
Honorable Mention, Golden Harvest Film Festival, 2021, Tokyo, Japan
Semi-Finalist, New York Animation Film Awards, 2021
Nominated Best Animation, Flathead Lake International Cinemafest, 2021
Screenings: Flathead Lake International Cinemafest, 2021
Durango Independent Film Festival, 2021
Golden Harvest Film Festival, 2021, Tokyo, Japan
SENE Film, Music, Art Festival, 2021
Shawna Shea Film Festival, 2021