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Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello
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'Set in a world of iron dirigibles and steam powered computers, this gothic horror mystery tells the story of Jasper Morello, a disgraced aerial navigator who flees his plague-ridden home on a desperate voyage to redeem himself.'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 6/9/2012)

Notes

  • Steampunk note: The central devices of airships and steam-powered computers, as well as the overall mise-en-scène and design of the world reflect the core iconography of steampunk.

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      3D Films ,
      2004 .
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      Extent: 26 min.p.

Works about this Work

A Future Victorian Adventure : 'The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello' Marian Quigley , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Screen Education , no. 54 2009; (p. 125-129)

'"The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello" (Anthony Lucas, 2005) is a visually stunning and innovative film achieved through a masterful combination of 2D and 3D techniques. The intricate and original animation style, together with a strong, archetypal narrative structure and the classic Gothic elements of death, decay and terror, makes for a compelling tale of adventure that ensures audience engagement and suspension of disbelief.'

Source: Abstract.

A Future Victorian Adventure : 'The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello' Marian Quigley , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Screen Education , no. 54 2009; (p. 125-129)

'"The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello" (Anthony Lucas, 2005) is a visually stunning and innovative film achieved through a masterful combination of 2D and 3D techniques. The intricate and original animation style, together with a strong, archetypal narrative structure and the classic Gothic elements of death, decay and terror, makes for a compelling tale of adventure that ensures audience engagement and suspension of disbelief.'

Source: Abstract.

Awards

2006 nominated International Awards British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards Best Short Animation
2005 won AWGIE Awards Short Film
2005 won Inside Film Awards Best Animation
2005 nominated Australian Film Institute Awards Best Screenplay in a Short Film
2005 won Australian Film Institute Awards Outstanding Achievement in Craft in a Non-Feature
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