Matthew Sweet on Frankenstein

The first of three animated virals to promote the new Sky series ‘Penny Dreadful’, created at Beakus by director Gergely Wootsch. Taking inspiration from the origins of Frankenstein, this dark and atmospheric clip is narrated by Matthew Sweet, and illustrates how the novel came about. ‘Penny Dreadful’ is a major drama series on Sky created by John Logan and starring Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green and Billie Piper. The animation was released as an exclusive on The Guardian.

Commissioned by Sky
Narrated by Matthew Sweet
Produced by Beakus
Directed by Gergely Wootsch
Animation by Joe Sparkes,  Luiz Stockler
Sound by Marian Mentrup