GERALD POTTERTON - AN ANIMATOR'S JOURNEY

MEET GERRY -GERALD POTTERTON UNTOLD STORY

By Laurie GORDON

MUSIVISION FILMS - as PROD

Documentary - Pre-Production 2014

Godfather of film and TV animation Gerald Potterton keeps his dreams in the air sharing a lifelong obsession with World War ll aviation. Inspiring an entire generation of animators, the creators of South Park.Tales of Heavy Metal, The Beatles' Yellow Submarine weaves flight, fantasy and humor.

    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • CANADA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Laurie GORDON
    • Producer(s)
    • Laurie GORDON (Musivision), Bruno CHATELIN (Bruno Chatelin)
    • Synopsis
    • Three time Oscar nominated animator Gerald Potterton director of Heavy Metal has influenced an entire generation of animators including the creators of South Park and The Simpsons. Following Gerald over the course of four years, building model airplanes on his 200 acres in The Eastern Townships A voyeuristic peak into the raunchy world of animation and his passion for vintage war planes. Gerald is preparing for his latest film High Flight to get off the ground with his fellow octogenarian assistant. We're brought on a Forest Gump voyage, tales of The Beatles Yellow Submarine, directing Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin to attending John F. Kennedy's Presidential Inauguration to his one regret.
    • Partners & financing
    • Musivision Films, Bruno Chatelin
    • Production schedule
    • 11-2014 - - 2015
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Sep 01, 2014
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