joaquin baldwin’s cool teeny film

Joaquin Baldwin‘s beautiful little animated film is a reminder of how the creative process often works – in completely unexpected ways. We also love Baldwin’s story about how the film came to be:

“This film was inspired while driving back from a trip to Palm Springs, when my partner said that it must take them forever to plant and grow so many windmills. I wrote down the title The Windmill Farmer for an idea to explore later, and about a year later I started developing it into a character and story. This film took 4 months to complete from the first boards until the final mix.”

You never know where a simple idea might lead…

(Watching with the sound off is a completely different experience, which we recommend.)

Via BoingBoing

3 Responses to joaquin baldwin’s cool teeny film

  1. Elizabeth 07.19.2010 at 1:19am #

    how wonderful — how and where do you find these beautiful jewels?

  2. Constance 07.19.2010 at 8:58am #


  3. Sally 07.19.2010 at 10:48am #

    They are all over the place…that’s the miracle. We figure it’s our job to bring them to you…

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