Bradford and Samantha is a proposal for an animated short film (or series) with a total duration between 15 and 25 minutes. Targeting an adult audience, the film is a juxtaposition of diametrically opposite elements—a comedy of terrors balancing precariously between the credible and the absurd.
The film is distinctly contemporary, commenting on postmodernist phenomena of globalised media culture: packaged personalities, the blurring between marketing and ‘reporting’, credulous audiences and the ever more risible distinction between fine art and celebrity culture [...]
Elvis: Bradford! Pull me up! Save me!
Bradford: (s/t) Why, of course! What was I thinking?
Elvis: Listen to me, Bradford! I made you this way—only I can repair you again!
Samantha: (s/t) I can’t hold on!
Bradford: (s/t) Let go of the jaw! Samantha was very attached to it!
Elvis: You must understand! It was the only way! The Sonata for Mandibles and Percussion can only be performed with the right type of bone! Ever since I saw you on Bitchkrieg House… I knew you were the ones!
Bradford: (s/t) What kind of moron actually watches that programme?
Elvis: It’s my favourite show… after Celebrity Colonoscopy.
Bradford: (s/t) Oh my god! Did you see the second season?
Samantha: (s/t) My arm. Is about. To pop. [...]