Quimby the Mouse

i'd have to guess that the title Quimby is a nod to 7-time Academy Award-winning cartoon producer Fred Quimby, immortalized in the opening credits of countless Tom & Jerry cartoons.  this short doesn't resemble Tom & Jerry, but it's simple and stylish and i like the music track.

from the creators:

"Put together by Chris Ware for the spring 2009 event "This American Life- Live!" (listen here), in which Ira Glass hosts an actual episode of the radio program, performed onstage by some of the animators' favorite contributors.

Dan Savage, Starlee Kine & Mike Birbiglia told stories; David Rakoff & Dave Hill conducted a ‘special investigation'.  Plus visuals by Arthur Jones, and a very special appearance by Joss Whedon, creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer!

The song in this video is 'Eugene' by Andrew Bird. Animation by John Kuramoto."

1 comment:

  1. very cool ~ you find the neatest things ~ I love the music track also



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