A man leaves the city and starts a journey into the wild where he will go through a mystical transformation that will reveal his true nature.
Ofer Bambino Jacoby (36) is an animation director and illustrator from Tel Aviv, Israel. In 2007, he completed training as a 3D artist in Maya software in the Autodesk training center in Israel. In 2014, he graduated from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, in Animation. After his studies, he moved to Berlin and worked there as a freelancer for 3 years in various positions in the animation industry, as animator, story-boarder, and concept artist. During this period, he also experimented with different artistic projects. In 2017, he went for a 1-year journey in California, Brazil, Mexico and Spain. During his journey, he did the famous 1000 km Spanish trail of Camino el Santiago, which affected his perspective of the world deeply. In 2018, Ofer returned to Israel and opened an animation studio in Tel-Aviv called “Ink & Rust” where he worked on different projects, including the clip “FIRE,” which is the most ambitious project he has worked on so far. Besides his professional works, he also teaches and lectures animation practice and theory and gives workshops and presentations internationally.