Welcome to the world of Mr Eskimo! A cold and desolate place, where the wind blows, the snow falls and fish are always on the menu... But Mr. Eskimo is tired of his sea-food diet and wants to try something more appetising. Unfortunately for him he decides to mess with the local penguins, who are less than happy with his choice of cuisine. This all leads to horrific consequences!
"Mr. Eskimo" - This short animation was produced about 8 years ago.
YouTube Channel: JonBrooksComposer
Sam Grice: Animation
Jon Brooks: Music/Sound Design
I composed, orchestrated and programmed this music in Cubase (Version 5.0 i think). Wow! Those were the days!
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This animation, including its soundtrack, is subject to copyright and is provided for demonstration purposes only. © Sam Grice/Jon Brooks
(As cited on Wikipedia)
"Eskimos (or Esquimaux) or Inuit--Yupik (for Alaska: Inupiat--Yupik) peoples are indigenous peoples who have traditionally inhabited the circumpolar region from eastern Siberia (Russia), across Alaska (United States), Canada, and Greenland.
There are two main groups that are referred to as Eskimo: Yupik and Inuit. A third group, the Aleut, is related. The Yupik language dialects and cultures in Alaska and eastern Siberia have evolved in place beginning with the original (pre-Dorset) Eskimo culture that developed in Alaska. Approximately 4,000 years ago the Unangam (also known as Aleut) culture became distinctly separate, and evolved into a non-Eskimo culture. Approximately 1,500--2,000 years ago, apparently in Northwestern Alaska, two other distinct variations appeared. The Inuit language branch became distinct and in only several hundred years spread across northern Alaska, Canada and into Greenland. At about the same time, the technology of the Thule people developed in northwestern Alaska and very quickly spread over the entire area occupied by Eskimo people, though it was not necessarily adopted by all of them.
The earliest known Eskimo cultures (pre-Dorset) date to 5,000 years ago. They appear to have evolved in Alaska from people using the Arctic small tool tradition who probably had migrated to Alaska from Siberia at least 2,000 to 3,000 years earlier, though they might have been in Alaska as far back as 10,000 to 12,000 years or more. There are similar artifacts found in Siberia going back perhaps 18,000 years.