Individual grains of sand take on new life as they dance to a joyful percussion interlude.

  • Corrie Francis Parks
    A Tangled Tale
  • Alexandra Gardner
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    1 minute 10 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Corrie Francis Parks

Corrie Francis Parks animates sand, paint and other unusual materials. With one hand under the camera and the other on the computer keyboard, her work maintains an organic connection to natural materials and traditional production methods while fully integrating digital technology. She is an Assistant Professor of Animation at University of Maryland, Baltimore County and author of the book, Fluid Frames: Animating Under the Camera with Sand, Clay, Paint and Pixels. Her award-winning animated shorts have screened at Annecy, Hiroshima, Ottawa and Zagreb and at major festivals on every continent except Antarctica. She looks forward to the day when she can count penguins among her biggest fans.

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