Ben Wickey will host a screening of two of his own animated shorts – "The House of Seven Gables" based on Nathaniel Hawthorne's famous novel, and "The Homecoming" based on a short story by Ray Bradbury. He will also host a Q&A after.
Ben is a Massachusetts-born filmmaker and illustrator, as well as a recent graduate from the California Institute of the Arts. He is the animation director for "Gorey," an upcoming documentary about the last days of author/Illustrator Edward Gorey, as well as the illustrator of Ki Longfellow's "The Illustrated Vivian Stanshall," a book about the life and times of Britain's most celebrated and eccentric comic musicians. Wickey is 23 years old and lives in Rockport, Massachusetts.
This screening is co-hosted by Cape Ann Cinema.