Morning Motion: “The Question” – Animated Short Film From Port City Church

Short film produced to conclude a sermon series called “Marriage: Why Bother?” at Port City Community Church–find out more about the series at


More information about the video:

Producer: Mike Paschal
Direction, Illustration, and Animation by Jesse Bond
Illustration and Titles by Rachael Dowdy
Additional Illustration by Stephen Eyles

Music: “Ulysses” (free download here: )
by Josh Garrels –

Produced by Port City Community Church –
Inspired by “the Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello,” ( ) “The Invention of Love,” ( ) and the many historic works of Lotte Reiniger ( ), who pioneered the silhouette animation medium.

Many free vector illustration resources were also used for this film, too numerous to mention–props to and among others!

Animated in Adobe After Effects CS5.5 for Mac using Nicolas Dufresne’s amazing free DUIK character rigging tools –

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