Experimental, Film — November 22, 2013 at 1:17 pm

The Old Man and the Sea


This amazing short film won the Academy Award for Animated Short Film in 2000.

From Brain Pickings:

In 1953, Ernest Hemingway was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea, the iconic novella that catapulted him into international celebrity status. Nearly half a century later, Russian animator Aleksandr Petrov produced an exquisite animated adaptation of the book Composed of over 29,000 images that Petrov and his son Dimitri painted in a unique pastels-on-glass technique over the course of two years, it received the 2000 Academy Award for Animated Short Film and went on to garner wide acclaim across the international awards circuit.


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