A Photo of Me
A Photo of Me
Original Title:A Photo of Me
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This program is rated:
Recommended for mature audiences only
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Director(s): Dennis Tupicoff
Production Company:Jungle Pictures
Year of Production:2017
Screening Format:DCP
Running Time:10:48
Techniques:2D Computer, Rotoscope & Live action archival movie "D.O.A." (p.d.)
Category:Narrative Short Animation

I'm a baby in a 1950s backyard, facing a box camera. I'm a sleepy child at the cinema, watching a doomed man in the film noir "D.O.A." My sleepy mind flickers from past to present, in memories and dreams. The man dies. Click! The photo is taken. I walk home from the cinema, fast asleep.

Dennis Tupicoff
About Dennis Tupicoff
Dennis has made many award-winning films as writer, director, producer, and animator. These have been fictional and documentary, animated and live-action, comedy and drama and often inventive combinations. He has also been a full-time lecturer at the VCA School of Film and Television in Melbourne, and has taught and conducted workshops in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia. Retrospectives of his work have screened at festivals in Brisbane (2008), Kecskemet (2009), Krakow (2009) and Poznan (2010). Dance of Death (1983) The Bear (1990) The Darra Dogs (1993) His Mother's Voice (1998) The Heat, the Humidity (1999) Into the Dark (2002) Taringa 4068: Our Place and Time(2003) Chainsaw (2007) Silly and Serious: William Robinson and Self Portraits (2008) The First Interview (2011) a photo of me (2017) Click here to view the director's website.