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Films By Don Hertzfeldt

Billy's Balloon (Don Hertzfeldt, 1998)
Billy, the stick figure boy, holds in one hand a balloon and shakes a rattle with the other - a happy scene. Or so it seems until his balloon begins to have a sadistic mind of its own. The latest ani… Read more

Genre (Don Hertzfeldt, 1996)
In our modern digital world it's a relief to see somebody actually using paper. A live animator and a cartoon rabbit battle for supremacy through sex, romance, children's parties and The Last Supper.… Read more

It's Such A Beautiful Day (Don Hertzfeldt, 2011)
MIFF favourite Don Hertzfeldt (The Meaning of Life, MIFF 05; Billy's Balloon, MIFF 99), returns with this mixed-media stick figure animation about a man with acquired brain damage. Hertzfeldt's most … Read more

Lily and Jim (Don Hertzfeldt, 1997)
A quirky and oddly charming short that plays with the overly melodramatic struggles of dating and heartbreak. A blind date between two hopelessly naive, neurotic romantics goes from very bad to much … Read more

Meaning of Life, The (Don Hertzfeldt, )
Acclaimed animator Don Hertzfeldt's latest offering, which premiered at Sundance, is made from tens of thousands of drawings and constructed entirely in camera. An exploration of time, life, death an… Read more

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