The Hangnail (1999) - University of California College or University Produced Cartoon

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The Hangnail

The Hangnail (1999) - University of California College or University Produced Cartoon

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  • College Project from University of California, Los Angeles Animation WorkshopCollege
  • University of California, Los Angeles Animation Workshop
  • Cartoon Characters: Man, Dog.
  • Directed By Shane Acker.
  • Produced By Shane Acker.
  • Animated By Shane Acker.
  • Awards: Short Film Winner, Telluride IndieFest, 1999.
  • Music: Randy Jones.
  • Originally Released in December of 1999 (Estimate).
  • Running Time: 2:20 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

A story of love between a man and man's best friend, rejection, and a small piece of skin which eventually tears them apart. This painful story of tragic loss has an important message: like the thread which unravels a sweater, the hangnail is better left alone....  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

The first film by Shane Acker, who worked as a designer for several years before becoming an animator. Produced over the course of 18 weeks- from concept to final film- at the 1999 UCLA Animation Workshop. Cells were hand-drawn, then digitally...  (more)

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