California native Eric Leiser has been quite busy these last few
years. A filmmaker, animator, holographer, painter, puppeteer,
illustrator, writer, teacher, sculptor, and former funeral director,
his body of work includes several short subject and feature films.
Eric's first feature documentary, the experimental Faustbook , and his
short film collection, Eclectic Shorts by Eric Leiser , were both
distributed in spring 2006 through Vanguard Cinema International.
Eclectic Shorts went on to be become a best seller, see (imdb.com).
His Second Feature film "Imagination" has been critically acclaimed by
over 60 international critics and is playing in festivals and theatres
worldwide. The film was released on DVD February 26th by Vanguard and
is being featured in the May issue of Animation Magazine, Campus
Circle Magazine, etc. His holograms have been shown in museums in the
U.S., including the Holodome in Los Angeles, Ruben H. Fleet Science
Center in San Diego, CA. As an animator Eric has worked with
Nickelodeon and Disney among other animation production companies,
developing his stop-motion series Twilight Park. During this time
(2005), he was completing his Bachelors in Experimental Animation at
CalArts (California Institute of the Arts), as well as funding and
creating his own ambitious, unique animated films and holographic art.
He lives and works in Los Angeles.
On Saturday evening we will feature many or Eric's wonderful talents
starting off with a Puppet show, excerpts of his animations and his in
progress anti novel, and his new film from Ireland. Show starts at