Oh Possum! 2016

What really happens when possums play dead?

“Oh, Possum!” is a hand-drawn, 2D animated short that explores the strange inner workings of passed-out possum brothers Switch and Ellsworth while they’re “playing possum.” When the terrors of life become too much to handle, Switch and Ellsworth – along with every possum in the world – are forced by their instincts into a shared consciousness, where they work through their problems by re-living them in a sedated environment.

Visit justinhilden.com/ohpossum for concept art, making-of details, and the story of how a live possum discovered in a prop coffin became “Oh, Possum!”

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