Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Film

Disney’s Paperman débuts on YouTube

Disney’s delightful animated-short is finally released online.

Paperman

Walt Disney Animation Studios have released Paperman, the much-loved and ground-breaking short film, onto YouTube. Combining the best of the computer-generated and hand-drawn animation worlds, this delightful short made a UK theatrical début at last year’s London Film Festival. It will also be placed in front of Wreck-It Ralph, a hilarious, arcade-game-hopping adventure that hits UK cinemas on February 8th, 2013.

Taking the art of animation in a bold new direction, Paperman is directed by John Kahrs and produced by Kristina Reed. Using a minimalist black-and-white style, the short follows the story of a lonely young man in mid-century New York City, whose destiny takes an unexpected turn after a chance meeting with a beautiful woman on his morning commute.

Convinced the girl of his dreams is gone forever, he gets a second chance when he spots her in a skyscraper window across the avenue from his office. With only his heart, imagination and a stack of papers to get her attention, his efforts are no match for what fate has in store for him.

Kahrs, a veteran animator who joined Walt Disney Animation Studios in 2007, led an innovative team of 2D and CG artists who used a proprietary program called Meander to create the short. Employing a technique called final line advection, artists were able to add a level of grace and expressiveness never before seen in an animated film.

 

Advertisement

You May Also Like

EF Country

Dig into some of the best Country music songs that you might have missed this year.

EF Country

Who to see and what to do at this year's Long Road festival

EF Country

New album 'Broken Heartland' is shaping up to something special!



Copyright © 2022 Entertainment Focus

Entertainment Focus is a trading name of Piñata Media Limited (Reg no: 08435639)

Entertainment Focus uses affiliate links. By buying through the links we may receive a commission for the sale. This has no effect on the price for you