a monster calls
Glassworks Barcelona is glad to present the two tales created for the film A Monster Calls by the acclaimed director J. A. Bayona. Together with Headless Productions, an animation studio from Barcelona, our aim was to create something new and visually outstanding. Both pieces had to be linked with the paintings made by Conor, the main character in the movie, and they should also be integrated in his artistic universe, which meant a technical and creative challenge for us.
When is a kids movie not for kids? Well, it doesn’t happen often, but Patrick Ness’ screen adaptation by of his award-winning children’s novel A Monster Calls is not for the little ones at all, or maybe even the semi-little ones. This story of 15-year-old Connor O’Malley (Lewis MacDougall) is a decidedly