Gary Baseman X Die Antwoord – Buckingham Warrior – Art + Music – MOCAtv

The Buckingham Warrior, a tale inspired by Gary Baseman’s father Ben Baseman who survived the holocaust, fighting the Nazi invasion in Ukraine’s birch tree forests for almost 4 years. Baseman and Director David Charles transformed his father’s harsh reality into a whimsical story of survival and hope, which was animated by Peter Markowski and scored by South-African duo Die Antwoord.

This video was created on the occasion of the exhibition Gary Baseman: The Door Is Always Open, organized by the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles.


  • A film by KesselsKramer Los Angeles
  • Story and Characters by Gary Baseman
  • Written for the screen and Directed by David Charles
  • Music “Never Le Nkemise1″ by Die Antwoord, Courtesy of Zef Records
  • Animation Director: Peter Markowski
  • Editor: John Squire
  • Art Director: Melinda Gorham
  • Motion design: Cristiano Trindade
  • Producers: Francis Pollara and Megan Percell
  • Executive Producers: Eric Barrett and Lanette Phillips
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