Makeshift Satellite

Oslo's trailer park home falls into a sinkhole, and he must choose between a life of warm simplicity and rigid luxury.

Director Biography - Cody Walzel Cody Walzel is story artist in Los Angeles. He has worked most recently as a storyboard artist on Netflix' Bojack Horseman for Shadow Machine. He has also worked on Bojack as a character designer and animator, and on Fox's Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey as an animator. Before moving to Los Angeles, Cody worked as an assistant animator on shows like Superjail!, Motorcity, and Turbo F.A.S.T., and as an inbetweener on Ugly Americans. His student film, Breadheads, has screened at 25+ international film festivals.

Director Statement Makeshift Satellite was made in my spare nights and weekends, and finished during a break from the animation industry.


  • Cody Walzel Director

  • Cody Walzel Writer

  • James Kwan Writer

  • Eve Picard- Narrator Key Cast

  • Ainsley Beard- Young Oslo Key Cast

  • Billy Duprey- Composer Key Cast


  • Project Type: Animation

  • Genres: Comedy, Fantasy, Youth

  • Runtime: 4 minutes 32 seconds

  • Completion Date: August 31, 2015

  • Production Budget: 0 USD

  • Country of Origin: United States

  • Country of Filming: United States

  • Language: English

  • Shooting Format: N/A

  • Film Color: Color

  • First-time Filmmaker: No

  • Student Project: No

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