Animation: Paperman


The directorial debut of Disney animator John Kahrs (Ratatouille, Tangled, The Incredibles, Toy Story 2, etc.) – a gorgeous hand-drawn short (which will play in cinemas next month as a support feature for Wreck-It Ralph) – now released by Disney in its entirely for your viewing pleasure.

Using a minimalist black-and-white style, the short follows the story of a lonely young man in mid-century New York City, whose destiny takes an unexpected turn after a chance meeting with a beautiful woman on his morning commute.

You can read more about how traditional hand drawn animation and computer generated images were combined to make the short.