The brief movie, which is being offered at TIFF by Lon Haber & Co, is concentrated on psychological well being points and was the recipient of an Epic Video games MegaGrant. The producers are hoping to make a characteristic with the identical solid and creatives.
In Bug Remedy, Citronella (Trainor), a mosquito who faints on the sight of blood, tries to muster the braveness to attend group remedy, led by Dr. Capsule (Dr. Phil McGraw), to beat her phobia. She learns that everybody faces psychological well being struggles – Stick Bug (Brown) battles despair over by no means feeling seen, Fly (Leno) is OCD/germaphobe and might’t cease washing his arms, Grasshopper (Inexperienced) suffers from habit to espresso, Praying Mantis (Goglia) is narcissistic/delusional and believes she’s God, Dragonfly couple (movie writers Michael Jann and Michele Jourdan) are co-dependent, and Spider (Reisig) tries to beat his phobia of spiders.
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Leno stated: “I play a Fly with OCD, who can’t cease washing his arms. And it’s primarily based on an precise fly. So, it’s a real story!”
Epic Video games’ $100M MegaGrant program was set as much as help creators working with Epic’s Unreal Engine know-how.
Jann and Jourdan are represented by Mitchel Stein, The Stein Company, and managed by Angie Lucania and Sean Dubravac of Leisure Lab.