Go Watch: Lull
The bad news is: I can’t embed a great new short film I watched. The good news: Is that you can watch it in great high quality over at this site. UPDATE: Video is now embeddable, which I have done above.
This is an adaptation of a short film, Mermaid, by my friend Lisa Barcy, who I think is just an awesome animator. Mermaid runs about 16 minutes, but Lull is about a five minute or so edited version set to a song by Andrew Bird, i.e. the film was cut specifically for this song. I’m not familiar with Andrew, but this is a very melancholy piece that goes extremely well with the animation, which features a man’s run-in with a giant squid.