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Ben Richardson’s Seed

Beasts of the Southern Wild Cinematographer Ben Richardson co-directed and co-animated this 2010 short film with Daniel Bird, wherein an egg and an apple vie for the attention of a transistor radio.

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Benh Zeitlin’s Egg

Benh Zeitlin’s first FIRST film is a 9 minute stop-motion animation adaptation of Herman Melville’s Moby Dick. The film, another Court 13 production, premiered at the 2005 Slamdance Film Festival.

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Ray Tintori’s Death to the Tinman

Ray Tintori is the mad genius who transformed baby pigs into mythical Aurochs for Beasts. Tintori and the Court 13 crew made Death to the Tin Man in 2007 as his undergraduate thesis film for Wesleyan University’s Film Studies program. The film is an epic Southern adaptation of the Tin Man’s origin story from the Wizard of…

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Glory At Sea

“A group of mourners and a man spat from the depths of Hades build a boat from the debris of New Orleans to rescue their lost loved ones trapped beneath the sea.” Director Benh Zeitlin’s first film, Glory At Sea (2008), is a magical and mythic 25-minute short — also shot in New Orleans by…

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