7 July 2012


A mother stands between a daughter and a hungry lion and makes the ultimate sacrifice. The daughter vows that when she grows up she will avenge her mother. Years later the opportunity presents itself but all is not quite as it seems.

This is a remarkable animated short, created by Bridget Underwood as her graduating senior film at the Savannah College of Art and Design. It is simply beautiful and tells a moving story in an understated manner. What I also like about Vow a lot is that Bridget chose a female protagonist for her story and didn’t give her ponytails and a twee song to sing. Bravo Briget!