|'Collet 45' - Joe Pearson - 80s / 90s Vintage|
|Written by Charles|
|Wednesday, 09 July 2014 00:45|
In the late 1980s and early 1990s there was burgeoning activity among independent minded artists in the LA area animation community. As the Second Golden Age was taking off artists such as Joe Pearson were actively involved in producing independent content. Joe created a short film entitled "Collet 45" which became an underground favorite. This was the project that got him going and eventually led to the formation of Epoch Ink Animation and Joe Pearson's "War of the Worlds: Goliath" which was released earlier this year.
It started with Collet 45 and I'm happy to report that after all these years the video is now online. It's been modified to accommodate a theme song so some of the original dialog has been overdubbed but you can still see this groundbreaking project. It was animated in Kiev in the Ukraine. Collet 45 is a remnant from an exciting era in animation before the Internet. At a time when independent productions were few and far between Joe was a pioneer in our community.