Animation Directed & Storyboarded & Co-Designed by Brian O'Connell. All totaled we did about a half-hour of animation for David Grubin's, Emmy-nominated, two-hour film for PBS. This piece won the ASIFA East award for Best Design for commercial films over two minutes in 2010. Richard Gere narrated the live action and Blair Brown narrated the animation. Interviewees include The Dalai Lama, the poet W.S. Merwin, Professor Robert Thurman & other Buddhists. Funding came from the NEH.
Animation directed by Brian O'Connell from the feature documentary 'Chicago 10' by Brett Morgen, which opened the Sundance Film Festival & received several awards and honors including Emmy, WGA, and ACE nominations.