FLUFFBALL & MIMI
I have told stories starring Fluffball and Mimi since I was in elementary school and some of my first forays into animation were made in service to these characters. What better way to honor this duo than to make them the star of my thesis film(s)?
Below are the four parts of Fluffball & Mimi as they were presented to USC's faculty in May 2018.
FLUFFBALL & MIMI : PART 01
Fluffball and Mimi arrive at the STARSHIP WINDWARD ready to perform their next mission for COMMANDER SHOO, but the newest addition to the starship's crew - an artificial intelligence known as "HAP" - has other plans for our heroes and the PLATFORM-419 BATTERY they possess...
DURATION: 6 min, 30 sec
FLUFFBALL & MIMI : PART 02
HAP has taken control of the AUTOMATED SAUCERS and is now firing upon the starship. Continuing their journey to the starship's core, Fluffball and Mimi encounter heavy resistance from the A.I.'s HELPER DRONES while learning new secrets about their MYSTERIOUS HELICOPTER PAL...
DURATION: 3 min, 45 sec
FLUFFBALL & MIMI : PART 03
With the battery recovered, Fluffball and Mimi enter an all-or-nothing shootout as COMMANDER SHOO desperately attempts to keep his starship's shield layer from falling from the heavy fire encountered from the AUTOMATED SAUCERS...
DURATION: 4 min, 31 sec
FLUFFBALL & MIMI : PART 04
With STARSHIP WINDWARD vulnerable to enemy fire and Mimi's POWER ARMOR destroyed, the duo must figure out how to remove HAP from the starship's CENTRAL CORE before the entire structure is reduced to rubble.
DURATION: 4 min, 11 sec