A wide-eyed romantic (Fran Kranz) makes the mistake of deciding that a girl who complains about nice guys is the love of his life. To get her back he’ll have to enlist the help of his ex-best friend (Dichen Lachman) to learn to woo women.
A promising project is underway by two Oscar-winning animation studios. Custom proprietary painting animation tech and some support from you will hopefully make the world’s first fully-painted feature film, Loving Vincent, a reality.
There are already Oscar rumors for what look like powerful performances from Chiwetel Ejiofor and Michael Fassbender in this film based on the true story of Solomon Northrup, a free man who was abducted and sold into slavery in 1841.
Illustrator Stephen Wildish tries to make something witty each Friday. These film alphabets with clever graphics corresponding to each letter are great examples and available in plenty of print options.
(NSFW: Language) It’s a meeting of the mind in this funny but moralizing short written and directed by Peter Calloway and starring Matthew Rhys as the separate and conflicting aspects of a guy’s brain.
If speed and films (but not necessarily Keanu) are your cup of tea, come on down to New York Jr. for the Windie City Shooutout. Chicago’s premier 72-hr film race with $25k in prizes takes place 8/12-15.