Flash Fathers Start ‘Em Young

You may have spotted a post over at Lineboil.com about a promising 6-year old animator. I recently come across a few other lads who got an early jump on their animation careers. First up is Louis McLeod, son of Greg McLeod (Fuggy Fuggy, M Man). 5-year old Louis did all of the drawings on paper, which were then scanned into Photoshop and animated in Flash. Beyond the charming voice-over, Louis also handled all of the sound effects in this short, which he titled Yellow No Monkey:

Tony Grillo’s 6-year old son harnessed the power of a Cintiq digital drawing tablet to create this short, which he titled The Bullet Car:


  1. these are so super great.
    i love it how kids drawings will always look like kids drawings.
    you just cant duplicate that style after you hit high school, no matter how hard you try.

    super inspiring stuff.

  2. Oh dear.
    The first one…is amazing!
    Those alien sounds with the echo is … well i know its just kid making his kiddy voices but its so darn hypnotizing :D

  3. Creativity at its finest.
    That’s all I can say.

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