Don’t Be Alien weaves together lyrics, music and animation to create a multi-layered way to experience the story within a song, a song within an animation, and the animated song within this book.
Offering a truly immersive experience, it’s the story of two people once desperately in love but now distant strangers. One day a chance encounter prompts a montage of memories…
The book also includes a behind the scenes ‘making of’ story which gives readers a fascinating insight into how this animated songbook was created. Features include unpublished sketches, character turnaround boards, ‘storyboard to final film’ videos and insightful commentary from the animator and illustrator, Ewan Green.
Speaking about the multi-media nature of this experience, publisher OWN IT! commented
“Defining artistic ideas in terms of them just being a book, a song, a film or anything else is no longer relevant as we’re now able to tell stories across all of these formats simultaneously. Its been extremely exciting working with this talented collective of creatives to bring Don’t Be Alien to market in such a new, fluid and immersive way”