Thursday, September 10, 2009

And Now for Something Completely Different

by Chris Landreth, 2004 - via Driftglass
This Oscar®-winning animated short from Chris Landreth is based on the life of Ryan Larkin, a Canadian animator who, 30 years ago, produced some of the most influential animated films of his time. Ryan is living every artist's worst nightmare - having lost his ability to create and succumbing to addiction, he panhandles on the streets to make ends meet. Through the use of computer-generated characters, Landreth interviews his friend and colleague in an effort to shed light on his downward spiral. Some strong language. Viewer discretion is advised.

1 comment:

  1. Cool stuff...often the most talented and innovative artists have indeed lived more life and have been through more things than any of us will see in a lifetime. Thanks for sharing. RCIG