Billsville director debuts stop-motion animation music video
Billsville director debuts stop-motion animation music video

Billsville, a short documentary by Maisie Jacobson, tells the heartwarming story of Bill Anhang, an 85-year-old engineer-turned-artist from Montreal. The film follows Bill as he visits his first major show in New York — 40 years after starting to make art. 

And now, the Canadian filmmaker behind Billsville is back with a new creation: a stop-motion animation music video.

The video for Canadian musician Amelia Curran’s track Gravity shows a two-dimensional Curran floating her way through environmental oddities. The video, co-directed with artist Meghan McKnight and released earlier this year, finds the light and humanity in nature, a theme that Bill would approve of.

It’s easy to imagine the poetic Bill being moved by the song’s lyrics: “a voice is a terrible thing to waste.”

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