Les Pantless Menace

Lando Calrissian is the only action figure who can save peaceful Naboo from an invading army of (naked) Barbie dolls. This is the final animated short by Evan Mather that deconstructs the Star Wars universe (i.e. Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace) and mashes it up with contemporary pop culture – featuring the music… Continue Reading


Vert

Childhood is sweet – and so is the perfect vert: an indescribable state of perfection achieved via slinging rocks into the sea. Vert is the first episode of what would become known as the trilogy of tragedy – a series of films by Kirk Hostetter and Evan Mather that examine man-children and their unwillingness to… Continue Reading


Kung Fu Kenobi’s Big Adventure

Ben Kenobi feels a great disturbance in the Force: Luke Skywalker and Han Solo have been captured by Jabba the Hutt. En route to rescue them, Kenobi must face a flatulent Yoda, Lobot’s bad breath, and an irate Mace Windu. Completed in early-1999 (at the height of buildup to Star Wars: Episode 1 – The… Continue Reading


Godzilla Versus Disco Lando

Godzilla is terrorizing Cloud City. It is up to Lando Calrissian and his cohorts – including Lobot, Admiral Ackbar, Ben Kenobi and a boxing nun – to save the day. Following up Quentin Tarantino’s Star Wars, Evan Mather deconstructs The Empire Strike Back using his childhood action figures, digitized sound clips and a disco soundtrack.… Continue Reading


Quentin Tarantino’s Star Wars

An animated mash-up of Star Wars and the films of director Quentin Tarantino. Inspired by scenes and dialogue from Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction and Jackie Brown, Evan Mather re-enacted his favorite film using scanned backdrops, digitized sound clips and the action figures from his childhood. Part-experiment and part-homage, this animated short was shot with Adobe Premiere… Continue Reading