Animated Short : “Descendants” | Story about the unattainable.
“Descendants” is an animated short about the wish of attaining the unattainable and about the fact that something good can evolve from something evil. The two main characters are flowers (voiced by Whoopi Goldberg and Christy Scott Cashman) who grow on the edge of a clearing next to one another.
This is a visually stunning short is a story about a young and innocent flower that is taken under the leave of an older and wiser flower, but are her motives pure? Starring the voices of Woopie Goldberg and Christie Scott Cashman, it is an inspiring piece created Core.
One is old and jaded by a mysterious history – the other one still young, vivid and curious. Destiny has brought these two together and it seems as if they would exist without possibility for change, until one day a visitor to the clearing brings something unexpected to their lives.
This short film started as a diploma project by Heiko van der Scherm and Holger Schoenberger at the Institute of Animation (part of the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg). It took 3 years to complete, but it was worth the wait.