The Deer Inbetween

The Deer Inbetween is a stop motion animated web series created by Clement Hil Goldberg. The series has been exhibited at places such as the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, PA, OUTsider Film and Arts Festival in Austin, TX, Yerba Buena Center For The Arts, and the ATA Gallery in San Francisco, CA.

Synopsis: Usher and Stew are employed to receive souls and weigh them on a scale. The light-hearted souls return to earth and heavy-hearted souls are fed to a monster. Stew has heard rumors that the Fungal Kingdom stands to inherit the earth due to the dramatic increase in heavy-hearted souls. The fate of the world is in their hooves.

The Deer Inbetween Webseries Season 1 (Episodes 1-6)

The Deer Inbetween, Animated Series, Episode 1 from Clement Hil Goldberg.

“The Deer Inbetween” Episode 1 Description:
Usher (Michelle Tea) a doe of a different re mi, and Stew (Ed Wolf) a red stag unicorn deer, are a pair of indispensable workers that measure hearts against a feather to determine the souls passage. As the number of heavy-hearted souls increases, humans have less influence on the future of Earth, and the Fungal Kingdom is ready to rule. In this first episode we meet a cluster of conspiratorial mushrooms Sweet Tooth (Chris Vargas), Fairy Cake (Tara Jepsen), and Earth Star (Irina Contreras).

The Deer Inbetween, Animated Series, Episode 2 from Clement Hil Goldberg.

“The Deer Inbetween” Episode 2 Description:
Usher (Michelle Tea) and Stew (Ed Wolf) are distracted by food. Meanwhile, Fairy Cake (Tara Jepsen), and Earth Star (Irina Contreras) meet their crush, The Golden Chanterelle (Greg Youmans), and we visit Sweet Tooth’s (Chris Vargas) past including a pair of food adventure mushroom hunters (Susie Kim and Elizabeth Pickens).

The Deer Inbetween, Animated Series, Episode 3 from Clement Hil Goldberg.

“The Deer Inbetween” Episode 3 Description:
Usher (Michelle Tea) and Stew (Ed Wolf) think about monster poop and their emotions. Meanwhile, the Fungi Liberation Network is in the throes of a getaway! The Morel (Vanessa Veselka) guides The Truffle (Penny Arcade) to safety underground.

The Deer Inbetween, Animated Series, Episode 4 from Clement Hil Goldberg.

“The Deer Inbetween” Episode 4 Description:
Usher (Michelle Tea) a doe of a different re mi, and Stew (Ed Wolf) a red stag unicorn deer, are a pair of indispensable workers that measure hearts against a feather to determine the souls passage. As the number of heavy-hearted souls increases, humans have less influence on the future of Earth, and the Fungal Kingdom is ready to rule. In this episode Usher and Stew contemplate The Deer Effect. Meanwhile, The Morel (Vanessa Veselka) reveals information about the mushroom intelligence leak to Sweet Tooth (Chris Vargas), Fairy Cake (Tara Jepsen), and Earth Star (Irina Contreras).

The Deer Inbetween, Animated Series, Episode 5 from Clement Hil Goldberg.

“The Deer Inbetween” Episode 5 Description:
Usher (Michelle Tea) a doe of a different re mi, and Stew (Ed Wolf) a red stag unicorn deer, are a pair of indispensable workers that measure hearts against a feather to determine the souls passage. As the number of heavy-hearted souls increases, humans have less influence on the future of Earth, and the Fungal Kingdom is ready to rule. In this episode Usher and Stew expand their minds with a little help from the intelligence leak. We also get to tune in to a magical broadcast with Liberty (Kirk Read), Flying Saucer (Ben McCoy), and Wavies (Maeve End).

The Deer Inbetween, Animated Series, Episode 6 (The Musical Season Finale) from Clement Hil Goldberg.

“The Deer Inbetween” Episode 6 Description:
Usher (Michelle Tea) and Stew (Ed Wolf) are a pair of indispensable workers that measure hearts against a feather to determine the souls passage. As the number of heavy-hearted souls increases the Fungal Kingdom is ready to rule. The “Long Night of the Fungus” is our season finale MUSICAL. With singing deer and magical mushrooms Liberty (Kirk Read), Flying Saucer (Ben McCoy), and Wavies (Maeve End).

“Long Night of The Fungus” from The Deer Inbetween

“Long Night of the Fungus” from The Deer Inbetween from Clement Hil Goldberg.

“Long Night of the Fungus” Created by Clement Hil Goldberg, Featuring: Usher (Michelle Tea), Stew (Ed Wolf), Wavies (Maeve End), Flying Saucer (Ben McCoy), Liberty (Kirk Read)
Music: Sophia Poirier, Maeve End, Ted M Superstar,
Lyrics: Clement Hil Goldberg, Music Director: Maeve End
Costume Design by Margaret Bolton Grace
Sound Design by Sophia Poirier

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