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The Wishing Cranes is a Student Emmy Nominated short animation, co-directed by Seth Anderholm, Ellen Arnold, and Kaiya Telle.

With his co-directors, Seth was responsible for Visual Development, Storyboards, Editing, Layout, Character Models, Rigging and Texturing, Animation, Lighting, Rendering and Compositing.

The short was fully crowd-funded through Kickstarter.

The film also placed Silver at Best of Ringling Show.


Seth was primarily responsible for storyboarding on the short. Below is the animatic that green-lit the short into production at Ringling College of Art + Design.

*Boards highlighted in yellow were drawn by Ellen Arnold and Kaiya Telle*

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