The sea and the fjords used to be our main road. With everybody going in cars the water is now an obstacle and in the dark winter night the sea a stranger to us. The everchanging water surface reflects any light source. Becoming the reflections of the lit civilization we’re experiencing the night in a small fishing town.
- Directed by: Jan Otto Ertesvåg
- Country: Norway, 2019
- Time: 9m 40s
- Type: 2D compositing, timelapse video
- Production: Jan Otto Ertesvåg
- Animation: Jan Otto Ertesvåg
- Company: Hammerhai
Jan Otto Ertesvåg holds an MA in Animation from the Royal College of Art in London. Awards for his abstract animation include Animated Days (Oslo), Animafest Zagreb and World Animation Celebration (Pasadena, LA). After 12 years of animating and directing a variety of animation styles in Oslo, he’s now based in Ålesund on the northwest coast of Norway. Ertesvåg produces abstract and animated films.