Character Performance class was instructed by Aldric Lopez Vergara Anaya. Among four dialogues I picked as candidates for the assignment, I went for this one. As it was my first attempt at lip-sync animation in English, I opted for the dialogue with the fewest words and shortest duration, which came close to the assigned limit of 12 seconds.
I tried to make the unmasked Batman resemble the Joker and make the set look like a makeup room. I welcomed the ambiguity, leaving some room for speculation; is he talking to his own reflection?, someone behind a one-sided reflective glass?, or a someone on the phone?
Here is the inspiration board I created for the set:
Here are sections from the Video Reference, Blocking , Spline and Polish passes: