Optimist, Pessimist, Solipsist - 8 minutes. Black and white. 2014

A frustrated receptionist fantasizes about her own funeral. A pyromanaic opens a pizza restaurant after having a conversation with his dead mother. A concert pianist saves the universe from annihilation. The inner lives of these three characters are explored in this animated film.

OFFICIAL SELECTION 2015 Ann Arbor Film Festival
OFFICIAL SELECTION 2014 Virginia Film Festival
OFFICIAL SELECTION 2014 James River Shorts Festival
WINNER: FIRST PLACE - 2014 James River Shorts Festival

Narrated by Alan Sader
Mixing and mastering by Grant Rutledge
Written, directed, drawn, and animated by Will Bryan

 


Unexposed - 17 minutes. Color. 2013.

Jeffery Santos washes dishes for nine hours a day.  At night, he wanders the streets of Sophie's neighborhood, comitting acts of deranged eroticism.  She makes it her business to expose him.  But, without hard evidence, who will believe her?

Clips feature Helen Stoddard, Cassandra Hamilton, and Shawn Everett Jones.
Cinematography by Will Bryan and Tyler Kirby.
Original music by Perry Rosenfeld
Directed and edited by Will Bryan