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The Art of the Short Film

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Thursday, September 13, 2012
5:10 pm


In-person Event

Michigan Theater
603 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104


Penny Stamps Speaker Series
Open to the public
Free of charge

PES is the creator of some of the most popular, memorable and iconic short films of the last decade. He has been featured in publications and venues ranging from The New York Times and the front pages of YouTube in 22 countries, to the Guggenheim Museum. His short, Western Spaghetti, was named #2 Viral Video of the Year by Time Magazine and his film, Fresh Guacamole, received 5 million views on YouTube in the first month. Director Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Green Hornet) says: Clicking on a PES film is to open a safe and suddenly see a million ideas glittering and exploding.” PES is currently developing a feature film of the Garbage Pail Kids for Michael Eisner’s Tornante Company. 

With support from U‑M Screen Arts & Cultures, Ann Arbor Film Festival and Chelsea River Gallery.

Content Notice

In accordance with the University of Michigan’s Standard Practice Guidelines on Freedom of Speech and Artistic Expression, the Penny Stamps Speaker Series does not censor our speakers or their content. The content provided is intended for adult audiences and does not reflect the views of the University of Michigan or Detroit Public Television.