Thursday, 31 January 2013

Paperman

Check out this beautiful new animated short from Disney Animation.

Using a groundbreaking technique that seamlessly merges computer generated imagery with traditional hand-drawn animation techniques, first-time director John Kahrs takes the art of animation in a bold new direction with the Oscar nominated short 'Paperman'.

Using a minimalist black and white style, the short follows the story of a lonely young businessman whose destiny takes an unexpected turn after a chance meeting with a beautiful woman on his morning commute. Convinced the girl of his dreams has gone forever, he gets a second chance when he spots her in a high rise office window across the avenue from his workplace. With only his heart, imagination and a stack of clerical papers to get her attention, his efforts are no match for what the fates have in store for him.

Created by a small, innovative team working at Walt Disney Animation Studios, 'Paperman' pushes traditional animation in an exciting new direction.




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