The Films of Carmen D’Avino The Films of Carmen D’Avino

The Films of Carmen D’Avino


Again, thanks to the Internet, it’s possible to discover the work of an animator whose work is otherwise inaccessible nowadays. North County Public Radio has a terrific website about experimental animator/filmmaker Carmen D’Avino. The site has audio interviews with him, as well as complete Quicktimes of nine of his films, including the Oscar-nominated animated short PIANISSIMO (1963) and the Oscar-nominated short documentary THE BACKGROUND (1973). To find out more about D’Avino, check out the interview with him in Robert Russett and Cecile Starr’s out-of-print EXPERIMENTAL ANIMATION: ORIGINS OF A NEW ART.
(Thanks, Karl Cohen)