Save Ralph is a stop-motion animated documentary-style short film, a day in the life of a cosmetic test rabbit. The film features HSI’s campaign spokesbunny Ralph, voiced by Taika Waititi, as he goes through his daily routine as a “tester” in a lab. In addition to Taika Waititi as Ralph, the film stars Ricky Gervais, Zac Efron, Olivia Munn, Pom Klementieff and Tricia Helfer.
LFW21 | IN COMPETITION
Monday 6 December 2021
Directed by Spencer Susser
with Taika Waititi, Ricky Gervais, Zac Efron,
Olivia Munn, Pom Klementieff, Tricia Helfer
Director: Spencer Susser
Production: Arch Film Studio, Lisa Hill, Jeff Vespa, Lisa Arianna, Spencer Susser
Puppet Maker + Set Designer: Andy Gent
Lead Animator: Tobias Fouracre
Director of Photography: Tristan Oliver
Cast: Taika Waititi, Ricky Gervais, Zac Efron, Olivia Munn, Pom Klementieff, Tricia Helfer
Length: 4 minutes
About the Director
Spencer Susser is an award-winning director, screenwriter, and editor whose career spans feature films, short films, commercials and music videos. He made his feature film directorial debut at Sundance in 2010 with “HESHER”, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rainn Wilson & Natalie Portman, which Spencer co-wrote, produced, edited & directed. Susser’s short film projects include “I love Sarah Jane” starring Mia Wasikowska (“Alice In Wonderland”), “The Captain” starring Taika Waititi (Jojo Rabbit). Spencer has also directed music videos, including the breakthrough video for Lana Del Rey “Summertime Sadness”. His work as an editor in music videos includes artists such as Elton John, Christina Aguilera, Gwen Stefani, Britney Spears, Avril Lavigne, Jennifer Lopez, and many more.