The Department of Illustration

Tomi Ungerer

Posted in Uncategorized by The Department of Illustration on December 8, 2010

Currently a film is in production from Fools Day Productions titled Far Out Isn’t Far Enough: the Tomi Ungerer Story directed and produced by Brad Bernstein and photographed by Jimmy O’Donnell. The film is unique for the animated sequences of Ungerer’s usually static work. “I’m directing/producing what is, and will be, the only retrospective on Tomi’s life and career. And we’re making the film in a way that will prove unique to any films previously produced on Tomi, and also many docs in general, as we’re animating a large chunk of his art to help tell the story,” says Bernstein. Go here to view a trailer that begins with . . .

“I have the full respect of a white piece of paper, which I then will rape with my drawing or my writing.”


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