I (heart) Jack Lalanne, currently in production. Producer/Animator/Editor: LeAnn Erickson
Description: My dad always says that getting old is not for sissies. This animated ‘documentary’ investigates the tolls of aging on the filmmaker, a former nationally competitive athlete, by humorously referencing her childhood hero, Jack Lalanne.
My Bike, c. February 2003, 1:08, computer animation
Producer/Animator/Editor: LeAnn Erickson
Description: It’s a beautiful day in the city. Jake has his helmet and his bike. Let’s see where the road takes him…
Description: It started out as such a nice day – then the red ball got loose. The adventures that ensued incorporate a jump rope, a video camera, and Jake’s stuffy nose. Will he ever catch that ball?
Description: The life span of an average worker bee is two weeks. This documentary tells one bee’s life story in 36 seconds.
Description: BunBun, the rabbit and Skippy, the dog can’t agree on where to go while on vacation in New York City. Just when they arrive at a plan a pesky human interferes. Will they ever get to MoMA?
interference, c. 2005, 3:48, computer animation,
Producer/Director/Animator/Editor/Sound Design: LeAnn Erickson
Description: The ghost in the machine is talking again- this time to itself. ‘interference’ utilizes classic animation and computer rotoscoping techniques to create a conversation between image, sound and space.