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9 min | 2016 | Animation |

A solitary dish washing robot living out his life in the back room of a restaurant is enlightened to the world that exists beyond his four walls, with the help of a small friend he breaks free of confinement to pursue his dream of exploration.


Hum from Tom Teller on Vimeo.

Hum was the film we created for our junior year advanced production class in 2015 while attending Chapman’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts. The film was created over one semester (February 2015 – May 2015) with a budget of $2000. We hope you enjoy the film and are compelled to share it with your friends and family, you are what motivates to continue telling stories.

Cast & Crew:
Boss – Adam Della Maggiora
Robot – Jackie! Zhou
Hummingbird – Brodin Plett
Director / Writer / Producer – Tom Teller
Writer – Andrew Guastaferro
Producer – Logan Day
Cinematographer – Nico Aguilar
Editor – Trevor Stevens
Sound Designer – Jackie! ZhouComposer – Ryan Stratton
Story Artist – Sophia Bui
Production Designer – Lauren Mayes
Set Dresser – Corinne DeLouise
Colorist – Bryan Smaller
Visual Effects: Tom Teller, Sophia Bui, Lisa Wu, Zara Abraham, Areeba Khan, Cameron Horst,
Brodin Plett, Pulkit Sharma, Richard Duan, Michael Yuan, Kinan Chabani, Matthew Robillard,
Alexander Woody
First AD – Kendall Goldberg
Script Supervisor – Rachel Hemsley
Production Assistant – Rocky Pajarito
First AC – Jon-Luke Kvapil
DIT – Trevor Stevens
VFX Assistant – Pulkit Sharma
Gaffer – Casey Stolberg
Gaffer – Anthony Lucido
Dolly Grip – Brodin Plett
Key Grip – Ryuji Chua
Grip – Aaron Cheung
Assistant Sound Editor – Michael Cullen
Foley Artist – Joanna Ting
Foley Artist – Jackie! Zhou
Sound Mixer & Foley Artist – Andrew Guastaferro
Boom Operator – Riani Astuti