Don Hertzfeld: Rejected

Posted by Bryony Quinn,

I saw a clip from Don Hertzfeld’s Rejected film yesterday and within hours I was quoting it to strangers. Though totally unaware of its cult status, all I knew was that I would have to say “I am a banana” every time I see one (probably for the rest of my life). It’s a series of progressively disturbing “commissioned” animated segments for the Family Learning Channel, all apparently rejected, but its surreal genius earned it an Academy Award nomination and a legion of followers. Hertzfeld himself is about to embark on a rare tour with his newest film, EVERYTHING WILL BE OK which will be unmissable for anyone in the vicinity.

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Posted by Bryony Quinn

Bryony was It’s Nice That’s first ever intern and worked her way up to assistant online editor before moving on to pursue other interests in the summer of 2012.