Nervous Films animation frames

Animator and musician Brent Green creates truly unusual animated films and performs live musical soundtracks to them, as he did for fellow Makers at Maker Day during last week’s Maker Faire. Hand-drawn frame by frame, his work seems barely to contain its own movement, described as “cobbled together” yet strangely beautiful. Evocative, simple soundtracks accompany the work, and the result feels like a performance even when recorded. Beginning as a short fiction author, he selects some mysterious subjects, as with his first film, Susa’s red ears:

A little girl with a firetruck in her head on the day the sun explodes saves herself, and very little else.

Watch the films at (check out the Califone collaboration, music fans)
Podcast interview at Directors’ Notes