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Before storyboarding, designing, and animating “Germans in the Woods”, it was especially important to do historical research and concept art to figure out how we would depict the Battle of the Bulge. With the TV premiere of “Germans” tonight, we thought we would post some of that concept art here.
Tune in to PBS tonight for [...]
In the iconic StoryCorps love story, Danny and Annie Perasa remember their 27-year romance and brave the finality of loss.
Jim Smith (Ren and Stimpy, Ripping Friends) and Bill Wray (Ren and Stimpy, The Mighty B!), have been working with us on our StoryCorps animation. They are both incredibly talented and have helped us take these stories to a whole other level with the background art. Jim handled layout on “Danny and Annie” (watch it [...]
Our animation for StoryCorps was covered in yesterday’s New York Times. Read the story here, and don’t forget to turn on PBS tomorrow night to catch “Danny and Annie” on the documentary program POV!
Next Tuesday, our animation for StoryCorps will begin airing on the PBS documentary program POV (check your local listings). The first episode follows the amazing love story of Danny and Annie Perasa, from their very first date to the last week of Danny’s life. Over our next few posts, we’ll give a behind-the-scenes look at [...]
We’ve been busily working away this summer on a series of StoryCorps shorts that will air on POV, the PBS documentary program. Each episode uses original StoryCorps audio recordings, capturing the powerful and poetic stories of everyday people. The six shorts take viewers from an intimate conversation between a boy with Asperger’s syndrome and his [...]
Animation and cartoons are commonly associated with fantasy, but one of the great things about working with StoryCorps has been the opportunity to work with real people and real stories. A whole other fascinating story exists outside of the cartoon— the story of the subjects’ lives themselves. Sarah Littman, the mother featured in “Q&A”, has [...]