*This is not a comic book! I stock it because the creator also makes comics.
By Don Hertzfeldt. Produced by Bitter Films.
Region Free Blu-ray Disc, 2016.
About Don Hertzfeldt:
Don Hertzfeldt is an Oscar nominee whose animated films include IT'S SUCH A BEAUTIFUL DAY, REJECTED, THE MEANING OF LIFE, BILLY'S BALLOON, and WORLD OF TOMORROW. His work has played around the world and recently made a special appearance on "The Simpsons." Seven of his films have screened in competition at the Sundance Film Festival, where he is the only filmmaker to have won the Grand Jury Prize for Short Film twice.
Blending traditional animation, experimental optical effects, trick photography, and new digital hybrids printed out one frame at a time, all three chapters of IT'S SUCH A BEAUTIFUL DAY were captured on a 1940s-era 35mm animation stand, one of the last surviving cameras of its kind still operating in the world.
Upon their original releases, this short film trilogy about a man named Bill received 90 awards, including the Grand Jury Prize in Short Filmmaking from the Sundance Film Festival, Best Picture from the Fargo Film Festival, and the Audience Award from the Ottawa International Animation Festival.
The 2012 feature-length version was named by several critics as one of the Top Ten Films of 2012. In 2014, Time Out New York named IT'S SUCH A BEAUTIFUL DAY #16 on their list of the "100 Best Animated Movies Ever Made."
WORLD OF TOMORROW features the voice talents of Julia Pott opposite Don Hertzfeldt's then-four-year-old niece, Winona, in a sprawling journey through time and space.
To date, the short film has received 22 awards, including the Grand Jury Prize in Short Filmmaking from the Sundance Film Festival, the Annecy Animation Festival's Audience Award and Special Jury Citation, Best Animated Short from SXSW, and a special Visionary Award from the Nashville Film Festival.
Indiewire has called the short film "one of the best films of 2015," and The Dissolve named it "one of the finest achievements in sci-fi in recent memory." The A.V. Club described the film as "visionary" and "possibly the best film of 2015."