Experiencing Interruptions?

The Paper Revolt

On an artist’s drawing board, a monster terrorizes his fellow sketches. But one day, a sketch decides to fight back and in the process radically changes the lives of everyone.

  • Ryan Rosendal
    Debut (2010)
  • Ryan Rosendal
    Debut (2010)
  • Ryan Rosendal
    Debut (2010)
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  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 38 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 1, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    20 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • 3rd Noida International Film Festival
    Noida, India
    February 7, 2016
    World Premiere
  • VAFI – International Children and Youth Animation Film Festival
    Varaždin, Croatia
    April 19, 2016
    Croatian Premiere
  • Art All Night - Trenton: 5th Annual Film Festival
    Trenton, NJ
    United States
    June 18, 2016
    New Jersey Premiere
  • Autumn Shorts Film Festival
    Somerset, Kentucky
    United States
    September 15, 2016
    Kentucky Premiere
  • RATMA Global Film Festival 2016
    West Yorkshire
    United Kingdom
    October 8, 2016
    UK Premiere
  • Cine-City: A Community Expose
    Seattle, WA
    United States
    June 16, 2016
    US Premiere
    Third Place
  • Cinque Continenti Film Festival
    Venosa, PZ
    December 6, 2016
    Italian Premiere
  • Hsin-Yi Chidren's Animation Awards
    November 6, 2016
    Chinese Premiere
Director Biography - Ryan Rosendal

Ryan Rosendal is a long-time animation artist and award-winning filmmaker. Born in the small town of Mukilteo, Washington, he has long been passionate about the art of animation and filmmaking.

His first short film, "Debut," was based on his experiences living in the Pacific Northwest and he served as the writer, storyboard artist, editor and director. The resulting film went on to win the Washington Filmworks 2010 Viral Video competition and air on the KCTS program, “Reel NW.”

While developing new short films, Ryan works as a comic strip artist and illustrator.

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Director Statement

It only takes one person to start a revolution.