Stop-Motion Food Film Inspired by 1920s NYC Old-School Delis
PES, the filmmaker who created the Oscar-nominated short Fresh Guacamole, turned to Kickstarter for his next stop motion short
The stop motion artist known as PES, who was nominated in 2012 for an Oscar for Best Animated Short Film, has successfully completed a Kickstarter campaign to crowdfund his third film in the food series, to be called Submarine Sandwich.
Submarine Sandwich follows on from 2008’s Western Spaghetti, where he imaginatively made a plate of spaghetti with pick up stix pasta and bubble wrap boiling water. His 2012 Oscar-nominated film Fresh Guacamole went viral with 4 million views in 3 days. His films seem to be so successful because his imagination is endless. In these food series he makes ‘dishes’ out of unexpected and humorous ingredients – the avocado was a grenade, the baseball onion was diced into actual dice and the tortilla chips were – what else? – poker chips.