It's an excellent book. Very well produced and very personable. It fills a gap in the animation library.
Anthology Film Archives has program this afternoon which includes Leger's Ballet Mechanique and other short experiments from the 1920s.
These bits of history may not be exciting in the same ways they were 90 years ago, but they're still exhilarating.
The Tribeca Film Festival has announced it's slate.
Carol Channing: Larger Than Life will be premiering there. We've done several short segments in the style of Al Hirschfeld for the film.
They also announced their program of animated shorts. (CLICK HERE)
I'm unfamiliar with all of the films and all of the filmmakers in the program. It's good that such a high profile festival isn't bound to play the old standards.
Here's the list:
The Beaufort Diaries by Drew Jordan and Alex PetrowskyNot Over Easy by Jordan CanningYear Zero by Richard Cunningham IIIPreferably Blue by Alan DicksonJust That Sort of a Day by Abhay Kumar (looking like India's much anticipated answer to Don Hertzfelt from the promo still)A Lost and Found Box of Human Sensation by Martin Wallner and Stefan LeuchtenbergHarmonium Mountain by Clifford Ross