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The ErlKing

The ErlKing

| 5 min

This animated short is a visual representation of Goethe's poem, The ErlKing that uses sand-on-glass animation set to the music of Franz Schubert. The moving images, resembling woodcuts, capture the haunting, nightmarish quality of the tale of the ErlKing who steals and kills a little boy.

  • director
    Ben Zelkowicz
  • producer
    Ben Zelkowicz
  • sand animation
    Ben Zelkowicz
  • music
    Franz Schubert
  • sound
    Jerry Summers
  • baritone
    Paul Berkolds
  • piano
    Peter Miyamoto


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