CYAN EYED - An epic, steampunk themed animated short film!


CYAN EYED is an epic adventure set in a visually extravagant steampunk themed world. Made with a crew of over 100 people, including the world renown geniuses at Skywalker Sound, for seven years Ryan Grobins has directed a memorable adventure for anyone who loves a healthy dose of action, heart warming bonds of friendship, and a visual and aural feast for the senses!

— Synopsis --------------------------------------------------------

After years of searching, Grunt the automaton has finally caught up with the bounty hunter, pirate captain Corliss Vail, and its objective is clear – rescue the young, supernaturally gifted, Nessa Baelin from imprisonment on the bounty hunter’s skyship, and return her to Nessa’s father.

— Links --------------------------------------------------------------

Official website:

— Crew --------------------------------------------------------------

Ryan Grobins - Writer/Director/Producer/Asset Builder/Hair and Fur Technical Director/Look Development Artist/Texture Artist/Previs Artist/Animator/FX Technical Director/Lighting/Compositor
Albert Radosevic - Asset Builder
Andrew Krivulya - Hair and Fur Technical Director
Arthur Moody - Hair and Fur Technical Director
Artur Zima - Concept Artist
Benjamin Wheatley - Asset Builder
Benjamin Holen - Asset Builder
Brooks Kim - Texture Artist
Cary Graham - FX Technical Director
Christian Ronquillo - Concept Artist
Conor Schock - Compositor
Conrad Allan - Concept Artist
Conrad Murrey - Previs Artist
Curtis Carlson - Compositor
Damian Castellini - Animator
Daniel Alvarez - Concept Artist
Devon Gay - Compositor
Eddy Burnfield - Animator
Hyojung Kim Grobins - Concept Artist
Hugh Behroozy - Producer
Ivan Cadena - Animator
Ivo Šucur - Look Development Artist
Jacob Zaguri - FX Technical Director
Jasmin Watkins - Producer
Jennifer Kim - Texture Artist
Jessica Smith - Concept Artist
John Chen - Asset Builder / Previs Artist
John Toth - Texture Artist
Jonathan Romain - Look Development Artist
Joseph Leong - Animator
Joseph Roberts - Asset Builder
Kenji Gonzales - Concept Artist
Kim Allen - Animator
Matthew Zikry - Concept Artist
Matt McGrath - Animator
Melissa Olsen - Producer
Michael Plotnikov - Compositor
Michael Raiti - Animator
Ned Rogers - Concept Artist
Nick Beins - FX Technical Director
Nick Crowhurst - Associate Producer
Noemi Cini - Compositor
Paul Ziola - Animator
Phil Hook - Rigging Technical Director
Prateek Rangineni - FX Technical Director
Rahul Manoharan - Compositor
Rana Kar - Animator
Robert Paternoster - Animator
Samuel Collins - Animator
Sean Watts - Public Relations Manager
Sheree Chuang - Texture Artist
Stanley Darmawan - Animator
Tanya Philipsen Jørgensen - Motion Graphics Artist
Victor Mahnic - FX Technical Director
Yucheng Hong - Concept Artist
Zoran Dragaš - FX Technical Director

Mac Smith - Supervising Sound Editor
Nathan Nance - Re-Recording Mixer
Brandon Proctor - Re-Recording Mixer
Luke Dunn Gielmuda - Foley Editor
John Roesch - Foley Artist
Scott Curtis - Foley Mixer
John “JT” Torrijos - Projectionist
Jim Austin - Engineering Services
Ivan Piesh - Digital Editorial Support
Jessica Engel - Post-Production Sound Accountant
Michael Peters - Post-Production Finance Manager
Eva Porter - Client Services
Carrie Perry - Scheduling
Josh Lowden - General Manager
Jon Null - Head of Production
Steve Morris - Head of Engineering

Nicole Brady - Composer
Tristan Coelho - Music Editor
Milton Gutierrez - Recording and Mix Engineer
Peter Rotter - Contractor and Conductor
Tim Ryan - Supervising Music Editor and Mix Engineer
Elaine Beckett - Trackdown Producer
Bob Scott - Mastering Engineer
Rob Brophy - Viola
Zach Dellinger - Viola
Brian Dembow - Viola
Alma Fernandez - Viola
Shawn Mann - Viola
Matt Funes - Viola
Darrin McCann - Viola
Victor DeAlmeida - Viola
Laura Pearson - Viola
Erik Rynearson - Viola
Andrew Shulman - Cello
Tim Loo - Cello
Jacob Braun - Cello
Erika Duke - Cello
Dennis Karmazyn - Cello
Mike Valerio - Bass
Ed Meares - Bass
Ben Jaber - French Horn
Teag Reaves - French Horn
Steve Becknell - French Horn
Laura Brenes - French Horn
Alex Iles - Trombone
Bill Booth - Trombone
Phil Keen - Trombone
Craig Gosnell - Trombone
Lachlan Colquhoun - Electric Guitar