Animated Feature Made by Faculty Distributed by 1091 Pictures
Columbia College Chicago is pleased to announce that the animated feature film "Coriander and a Penny's Worth of Lonesome" has been picked up for distribution by 1091 Pictures, a distribution partner committed to supporting independent films.
"Coriander and a Penny's Worth of Lonesome" was written by Associate Professor Ron Falzone and animated and directed by Associate Professor Julian Grant. It follows a woman named Coriander in the wake of the death of silent film star Rudolph Valentino in 1926. The trailer for"Coriander and a Penny's Worth of Lonesome" can be seen here.
Falzone is a recipient of an Illinois Arts Council Artist Fellowship in Screenwriting as well as IAC Finalist Awards for his screenplays Hope’s Dash and Unity in Love. He teaches Cinema Directing 1 and 2, as well as various cinema studies courses. Grant, who has 34 feature film credits, is a published author, fine-art photographer, and an acclaimed digital artist. His instructional areas include Producing, Directing, New Media Acquisition and Distribution, Animation, Cinema, and Visual Effects.