Carried Away

Carried Away


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This short animated film is an impressionistic reflection on the creative process. Using black-and-white photographs (representing reality), overlaid with animated colour drawings (representing fantasy), it illustrates the artist as he braves creative storms, indulges spontaneous bursts of inspiration and learns, by trial and error, to harness his creative powers.

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Carried Away, Vonnie Von Helmolt & Alan Pakarnyk, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Vonnie Von Helmolt
    Alan Pakarnyk
  • producer
    Vonnie Von Helmolt
    Michael Scott
  • animation
    Alan Pakarnyk
  • images
    Andreas Poulsson
    Drew Lawson
  • editing
    Ken Rodeck
  • sound editing
    Ken Rodeck
  • music
    Randolph Peters

  • IvanBonet

    Amazing work. Inspirational. (I think a synopsis should be, rather than a film summary and even a interpretation of it, a invitation to watch it.)

    IvanBonet, 7 Jul 2014
  • fingerease

    That is the most "Trippy" movie I've ever viewed. Very beautiful. I will definitely share with friends.

    fingerease, 30 Dec 2012
  • Felipe_Carrelli

    I agree with RuralJuror! for me, the film is about changing the point of view, something transcendent! The character`s cap also remember me of the Parangole of brazilian artist Helio Oticica!

    Felipe_Carrelli, 7 Dec 2011
  • RuralJuror

    what a fine piece of art! i don't like how the synopsis tries to say what it is "about," but thinking for myself isn't too hard.

    RuralJuror, 8 Jun 2010

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