San Francisco International Film Festival to Honor Animator Don Hertzfeldt
The 53rd San Francisco International Film Festival will present its coveted Persistence of Vision Award to Academy Award–nominated animator Don Hertzfeldt tonight at the Sundance Kabuki Cinemas. Tickets are $10 for San Francisco Film Society members and $12.50 for general admission.
Fremont's Hertzfeldt, 33, whose work frequently features hand-drawn stick figures, received a 2001 Oscar nomination for his short comedy film Rejected. His films have earned more than 150 awards from festivals worldwide. He will be in attendance for an onstage interview at this evening's presentation of Life, Death and Very Large Utensils at the Sundance, with a collection of short films to follow.
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