Claude is a young, adventurous frog whose taken it upon himself to protect the youth of his pond. When local tadpoles start going missing, he rises to the occasion to investigate the disappearances. He discovers that they’re being kidnapped by dragonflies in order to sate the appetite of their multi-headed larvae that lives deep in the marsh beyond.

This short was made in a week for Titmouse’s 5 Second Day. Background layout was done by CJ Walker and Background Paint was done by Marianne Khalil.

Above are a selection of boards made for a short film done in late 2017. It features Claude’s encounter with the dragonfly hydra.