Los Angeles Premiere
Saturday, October 19, 2002 - 8:15pm
Inspired by Edgar A. Poe's poem Annabel Lee, Poe himself comes to life through the magic of stop-motion animation. Annabel Lee is quintessential Poe- a haunted soul, a lost love and the nocturnal grave-quest. The epic quality of this Orphic adventure includes expressionist visions of a lone figure on a journey through a nightmarish landscape in order to be re-united with his lost love...but first he must overcome the wrath of the "Envious Angels" that ruined his world! This thrilling tale will make you believe...even a puppet can love.
George Higham story by:Edgar A. Poe
About the Director(s):
George Higham, a NYC-based sculptor/filmmaker attended the School of Visual Arts on a merit scholarship, graduating with a BFA in the late 80's, where he met co-producer/post production supervisor Tony Pellegrino. His SVA thesis film, Necromania, was broadcast on PBS. His early career consisted of creating special effects for film and television. He then began to create sculpture and jewelry for gallery exhibition and sale. Annabel Lee presented a challenge to all of his skills, from designing a...read more