The First Snowmaker

The First Snowmaker



Amber Cecil, Design
Matt Bird, CSE
Dan Brooks, CSE
Mark Geise. CSE
John Fontaine, CSE

Maria Palazzi, Design
Rick Parent, CSE

From droplets of rainwater to a single flake exiting its maker, The First Snowmaker is a Rube Goldberg inspired animation about a machine that exists within a cloud to produce snowflakes.

This film was completed in the Animation Production course at ACCAD. Students from the design department collaborated with computer science & engineering students to create procedural elements in the animation.

Storyboard / Animatic














3D Preliminary Layout




Completed in 2009.





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