In the romantic animated short Paperman, an office worker tries to get the attention of the woman of his dreams by sailing handmade aircraft across the canyon of a bustling Manhattan street from his skyscraper to hers.
Paperman is a hybrid that fuses the dimension and depth of digital animation with the abstract warmth of traditional line art. The result is a world seemingly sculpted out of sketches.
The technology used to create the short, which debuts Nov. 2 in front of Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph, could be the first step in a long-overdue comeback for hand-drawn animation.
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