Amazing EVIL DEAD Animated Tribute

An Evil Dead fan, Daniel Kanemoto, made a ridiculously awesome tribute video inspired by the Olly Moss Mondo poster for the original film. This thing is unbelievably awesome and maybe one of the best fan tributes I’ve ever seen for anything. No joke. My dog’s name is Ash, so maybe that last statement should be taken with a grain of salt, but that doesn’t make this any less amazing.

From the Vimeo page:

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Follow the evil that roams through the dark bowers of man’s domain in this balls-to-the-wall animated tribute to the sights, sounds and unforgettable characters of Sam Raimi’s iconic EVIL DEAD trilogy!

This is my cinematic love letter to three influential movies that made me want to be a filmmaker: EVIL DEAD, EVIL DEAD 2, and ARMY OF DARKNESS.

I created all the artwork in the sequence, but the final image is directly inspired by an incredible EVIL DEAD poster created by Olly Moss. The moment I saw it, I only wanted to see it move – which is how I feel about all great posters. The new wave of artists working with Mondo have made movie posters worth collecting again, and that’s a great thing. I hope to someday join their ranks.

And I can’t wait to see the new EVIL DEAD remake. My studio specializes in title sequences, and I want the opening credits for this new journey to the cabin to be just as frightening and original as the film they introduce. (I would not-so-secretly love a chance to pitch my take, and if that’s even close to possible, I’m open for business at

Special thanks to the cast and crew of the EVIL DEAD trilogy, Jeff Yorkes (who found me a print of that sold-out-in-an-instant Olly Moss poster), and Joe Pleiman, the most talented sound designer in the world.


Directed, Drawn, & Animated By Daniel M. Kanemoto |
Inspired By A Mondo Poster Created By Olly Moss | |
Sound Design By Joe Pleiman |
Music By Joseph LoDuca |

Source: EVIL DEAD: AN ANIMATED TRIBUTE from Daniel Kanemoto on Vimeo.

Thanks to my Facebook buddy Ted Kord for alerting me to this.

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