The award-winning experimental filmmaker Evan Mather (“Icarus of Pittsburgh”, “Scenic Highway”, “Sic Erat Scriptum”) recounts the context surrounding his attempt to complete a shot-for-shot remake of Woody Allen’s “Hannah and Her Sisters” using his original Kenner Star Wars action figures.
In the late 1980s, award-winning filmmaker Evan Mather (“Scenic Highway”, “A Necessary Ruin”, “39-A: Een Reisverhaal Van Eindeloos”) began shooting a shot-for-shot remake of Woody Allen’s “Hannah and Her Sisters” using his original Kenner Star Wars action figures. In this autobiographical essay film, Mather recounts the formulation, production and eventual abandonment of his attempt at… Continue Reading
Three’s a crowd in this imagined romantic mash-up between a Serbian performance artist, her Mon Calamarian ex-partner, and a contemporary Dutch architect – animated with vintage Star Wars action figures.
A bedtime horror story about about a young girl who watches too much television. Telly is magnificent film that makes the most out of every frame with a beautiful story of a father and his daughter and the impact of a television. – Animation Magazine
A thirteenth century nun’s deathbed vision is hauntingly relevant to contemporary audiences in this hand-crafted animated telling of the story of Saint Clare of Assisi (1194-1253).
This opening title sequence tells the story of one aspiring filmmaker and his journey through the creative process of writing, directing, and distributing a movie outside the Hollywood studio system. Directed by Philip Zlotorynski from a script by Chris Gore and Adam Schwartz, My Big Fat Independent Movie has a knowing, insider quality that could… Continue Reading
As an airplane hits a rough patch, a turbulent relationship disintegrates. The song is from Aimee Mann’s 2002 album Lost In Space. Pavlov’s Bell is not only Evan Mather’s follow up to his 2001 music video for Red Vines, but also an experiment in developing a distinct animation style: see also My Big Fat Independent… Continue Reading