Hundreds of motorbikes are animated frame by frame in this homage to the iconic motorcycle design and culture of the 1950s and 60s. A rider prepares his bike and departs on an idealised journey into the countryside and into the future.


(5.40 minutes, colour, 2018, digital stills - DCP)



Written, directed, animated and edited by Paul Bush

With Bernardo Santo Tirso, João Cardoso

Feauring the motorcycle collection of the Museu da Mota José Pereira

Sound design: Andy Cowton

Dragonframe animator: Tânia Duarte

Photographed by Ícaro Pintor, Paul Bush

Director of Photography Manuel Pinto Barros

Assisted by Milton Pacheco

Art Director: Nuno Guedes

Production manager Marta Lima

Sound mixed by Thomas Gassmann

Music: Já me chamam yé-yé courtesy of Conjunto Típico do Val


Produced by Paul Bush, Abi Feijó

Executive Producer: Phil Davies


Financed by Instituto do Cinema e do Audiovisual, Arts Council England, Phil Davies Films


© 2018 Ancient Mariner Productions, Ciclope Filmes



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