Flat Black Films’ rotoscoping software was originally developed for an MTV contest. It is 34 animated interviews with random people encountered in NY’s Washington Square Park.
In this short film, filmmakers Bob Sabiston and Tommy Pallotta accompany Ryan, a six-foot-tall, 13-year-old autistic boy, to a local convenience store to purchase a "snack and drink".
In Grasshopper, park-bench philosopher AJ Vadehra expounds on astrology and more productive avenues of contemplation. Done all in grey-green, this animated but otherwise unedited interview is a good example of what happens when you approach the right stranger with a camera. Grasshopper premiered at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival and has since played in many other festivals worldwide.
This experimental animated short shows the life of a forest through storms, seasons, and a variety of art forms.
A mouse is chased by a cat who is pursued by a dog that is pursued by a little girl who is put right by her mommy who has enough with the grumbling grandpa who makes his soup and needs a carrot.
A little hedgehog finds a magnificent apple in the woods. He rolls it behind a rock where he can enjoy it at his leisure. But there are some uninvited guests at the feast.
Short animated film
Well-known, unknown and forgotten faces from all over the ages are rolling by in some very short minutes.
A three-minutes time-travel from a man's birth to his death, from the micro-cosmos to the macro-cosmos - and all the way back.
Lost visions, forgotten dreams, ancient images with magic.
Documentary with animated sequences about that massive Hungarian exodus to the US which went on from the end of 19th century till the outbreak of WW1. The history of the nameless crowds presented in the film submerged under the surface of official history.
The Hungarian family make their best to entertain the German exchange-student with traditional Hungarian dishes. The rather insignificant head of the family tries to reach for the salt cellar but can't do it, while his family keeps on chatting and eating without noticing that someone has gone missing from the table.
An attempt to a reconstruct of a chess game between Alexander Bogdanov and Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov Lenin. Capri Italy. Tuesday April 28. 1908. The Villa of Russian Author Gorki.
A man sleeping is haunted by surreal and everyday images: a grotesque dream-scape of the socialist countryside.
Five animals meet regularly to discuss their inner angst in a group therapy session led by Dr. Clement, a canine psychotherapist. The group includes Lorraine, a leech who suffers from separation anxiety; Cheryl, a praying mantis who can’t seem to keep a man; Todd, a pig with an eating disorder; Jeffrey, a bird with guilt issues; and Linda, an obsessive-compulsive cat.
Colourful puppets illustrate the old French song about Cadet Rousselle, who falls down a ladder, who trips on battlements, and whose dogs will not obey him. The animated figures carry our hero through his predicaments with colour and verve.
In this evocative film about the eternal human search for home, Berta and Solomon arrive in a land that promises respite from their many journeys. But have they found utopia... or just another stop on their long journey?
A short segment of the feature film Melody Time, re-released as a separate entity five years afterwards.
A short film about not being able to choose what to wear on a night out.