Romanian Animation Student Creates Masterpiece As Final Assigment "Skateboarding Is Not a Crime"

Romanian Animation Student Creates Masterpiece As Final Assigment "Skateboarding Is Not a Crime"

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Romanian Animation Student Creates Masterpiece As Final Assigment "Skateboarding Is Not a Crime"

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“I made the film especially for the skateboarding community. That’s why my dream is [for] this film to be seen by the right people; from skateboarding, for skateboarding.” –CristianRadu

Romanian skateboarder and filmmaker Cristian Radu was working on his master’s degree in animation when he made “Skateboarding Is Not a Crime” as his final assignment. His use of stopmotion practical effects is both mezmerizing and effective resulting in a Wallace and Gromit style PSA for skater rights. Since its release the short film has been screened and given awards in various film festivals around the world:

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