Taking Flight

By Brandon Oldenburg | Animation
A young boy's day with grandpa turns into an epic adventure.

A young boy named Tony is dropped off at his grandpa’s house. His father is overworked and doesn’t have time to spend with him. It’s a boring afternoon there. But when Tony stumbles across a red wagon, the day turns into a larger-than-life adventure.

Writer/director Brandon Oldenburg and his Moonbot Studios has created an action-packed and exhilarating animation, filled with wild monkeys and aliens.

A fan-favorite at the Palm Springs International ShortFest, “Taking Flight” teaches a deeper lesson to the audience — it’s a sweet ode to our imagination, and a lesson about the importance of being a child at heart, despite the creeping pressures of adulthood.




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