For Animated Doctor Who Reconstructions
By Garrett Gilchrist





Featured in SFX magazine, The Guardian and the WIRED Magazine Blog, and screened publicly by the Kaleidoscope organization and the Gallifrey One Convention, Los Angeles. Featured on the official websites of Deborah Watling and Anneke Wills.

There are 108 lost episodes of Doctor Who. Let's bring them back.

Welcome to WhoSprites, a collection of high quality digital artwork for the animation of lost 1960s episodes of Doctor Who.

This artwork was created by Garrett Gilchrist. Doctor Who is copyright the BBC, and no infringement is intended. These images are not intended for commercial use or profit.

A huge amount of artwork has been created, covering all the Hartnell and Troughton companions, and supporting characters from certain stories (like Evil of the Daleks, The Tenth Planet, and Power of the Daleks).



Best of WhoSprites Trailer

Youtube Playlist

My Youtube Channel

Image Gallery

Posters

WhoSprites in the Press


To download the entire 19-minute WhoSprites DVD (658 MB), click here.

Characters

Patrick Troughton
William Hartnell
Ben Jackson
Polly Breckingham Wright
Jamie McCrimmon
Victoria Waterfield
Zoe Heriot
Ian Chesterton
Vicki Pallister
Barbara Wright
Steven Taylor
Susan Foreman
Dodo Chaplet
Sara Kingdom
Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart

Characters from Specific Stories

The Ice Warriors Characters
Evil of the Daleks Characters
The Myth Makers Characters
Power of the Daleks Characters
The Daleks' Master Plan Characters
The Tenth Planet Characters
The Crusade Characters
The Enemy of the World Characters
Marco Polo Characters
The Web of Fear Characters
Galaxy 4 Characters

Other Doctors and companions

Jon Pertwee
Tom Baker
Colin Baker
David Tennant
Sarah Jane Smith
Romana II
Rose Tyler

Monsters

Cybermen (Tenth Planet)
Cybermen (Moonbase)
Cybermen (Wheel in Space)
Ice Warriors
Macra
Chumblies
Rill
Daleks
Dalek Emperor


Sets

Console Room
Evil of the Daleks Sets
Tenth Planet Sets

Tutorials


Tutorial: "How to Do it" - This talks about lip sync.

Tutorial: "Color Layers" - This tells you how to create your own color sprites from the black and white unfinished sprites, by using the provided color layers. For advanced users only!







This artwork was created by Garrett Gilchrist. Doctor Who is copyright the BBC, and no infringement is intended. These images are not intended for commercial use or profit.

Would you like to join our team? You can get permission from artist Garrett Gilchrist to join us in animating and use this art in animated work, as long as you give credit to Garrett Gilchrist and WhoSprites and the BBC, and as long as you are legitimately using it to animate lost Doctor Who episodes from the Troughton and Hartnell eras for no profit. You can write me at tygerbug (at) yahoo.com. You must be over 18, and your work must be approved by Garrett Gilchrist before posting at Youtube or elsewhere. We reserve the right to approve or deny approval of individual projects depending on their quality. But if you can animate these images well, you can join our team!


ABOUT THE ANIMATOR



Garrett Gilchrist has worked as a professional graphic designer and animator for ten years, with clients including The Raconteurs (feat. The White Stripes' Jack White), Monty Python (Blisshouse, Inc.), and Python collaborator Neil Innes.

He is a graduate of the USC film school and has directed several feature films including "Shamelessly" and "Gods of Los Angeles." His work has appeared on the Spider-man 3 DVD sold at TARGET, and he has filmed material for Star Trek's Walter Koenig. His animation has won awards and screened at film festivals.

Full-length animated pilots have included "Terry Pratchett's Mort," "Dance With Grandpa," and the 19-minute WhoSprites reel.

Known as a scholar on the work of animator Richard Williams (Who Framed Roger Rabbit?), and for restoring Williams' lost film "The Thief and the Cobbler," Garrett is an animation correspondent for the Editor's Guild Magazine, and has been a private animation tutor and guest animation lecturer at Santa Monica City College and ASIFA-SF.

To download the entire 19-minute WhoSprites DVD (658 MB), click here.

To view a gallery of WhoSprites artwork, click here.

To view Garrett's other graphic design portfolio, click here.

To view Garrett's Youtube account including Doctor Who and other animations, click here.