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PES: The Art of the Short Film

PES is the creator of some of the most popular, memorable and iconic short films of the last decade. He has been featured in a wide variety of publications and venues, including The New York Times, the front pages of YouTube in 22 countries, and the Guggenheim Museum. His short, Western Spaghetti, was named #2 Viral Video of the Year by TIME Magazine and his most recent film, Fresh Guacamole, received 5MM views on YouTube in the first month. Perhaps Director Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Green Hornet) said it best: "Clicking on a PES film is to open a safe and suddenly see a million ideas glittering and exploding." PES is currently in development on a feature film of the Garbage Pail Kids for former Disney CEO Michael Eisner's Tornante Company.

With support from UM Screen Arts & Cultures, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Chelsea River Gallery.

Established with the generous support of alumna Penny W. Stamps, the Speaker Series brings respected emerging and established artists/designers from a broad spectrum of media to the School to conduct a public lecture and engage with students, faculty, and the larger University and Ann Arbor communities. Additional support is provided by our media sponsor, Michigan Radio.
Thursday, 13 September, 2012
5:107 p.m.

Events in the Penny Stamps series are always free of charge and open to the public.


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Historic Theater, Michigan Theater
603 E. Liberty
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
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