Author(s): Patrick Smith
This movie is in competition for: INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILMS COMPETITION
Title: Gun Shop
Title Eng: Gun Shop
Production date: 01-2019
First work: NO
Subtitles: None / Nessuno
Technique used: stop motion animation
Film Synopsis ITA: Attualmente ci sono 393 milioni di armi da fuoco negli Stati Uniti. Questo film ne mostra 2328. “Gun Shop” contrappone lo spaventoso potere visivo delle pistole con un capriccio di percussioni jazz e una dose di ironia culturale.
Film Synopsis EN:
There are currently 393 million firearms in the US. This film shows 2328 of them. “Gun Shop” juxtaposes the frightening visual power of guns with a whimsy of Jazz percussion, and a dose of cultural irony.
Biography: Patrick Smith is known for his metaphorical short films. His formative years were spent as a storyboard artist for Walt
Disney, and animation director for MTV. Smith is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and a
fellow of the New York Foundation of the Arts.
Fimography: 2019 GUN SHOP Director/Animator 2019 CANDY SHOP Director/Animator 2018 POUR 585, Director/Animator 2017
PUNCH EVERYONE, Director/Animator 2017 BODY OF WATER, Director/Animator 2017 PITTARI, Director/Animator
2011 MASKS, Director/Animator 2006 PUPPET, Director/Animator 2005 HANDSHAKE, Director/Animator 2004 MOVING
ALONG, Director/Animator 2003 DELIVERY, Director/Animator 2000 DRINK, Director/Animator 1999 LIFE, Animator
1996 BEAVIS AND BUTTHEAD MOVIE, Animator