Monday, December 25, 2006

Ryan Larkin

Well if this isn't a perfect story for the holidays, I don't know what is! When I was in Montreal, I read this story on the front page of the newspaper. Congrats to Ryan Larkin! I hope this helps him finish his own project, Spare Change! Who would of figured Mtv (where you can watch the idents) to drop some coinage into the Larkin cup to give him the needed help that he so desparately didn't want or didn't seem to want. So with the exposure and success of Chris Landreth's film about him and his friendship with Laurie Gordon, this flamboyant street tatterdemalion of St. Laurent could be the come back story of the year in animation. Now if ya don't know about Ryan go and watch this and then go and get this!

6 comments:

esn said...

Good article! Though my own favourite of his films is his last one before his descent, "Street Musique" (it can be found on Youtube but deserves to be seen in high quality; thankfully it's available on the "Ryan" DVD).

I can't figure out where I can actually see these bumpers, though... can you help? I'd like to avoid actually watching MTV any longer than necessary...

Laurie Gordon said...

Thanks for the post. You can watch the mtv bumpers at www.mtvcanada.ca Click on the "news" tab of the screen.
You can also visit Ryan's official site www.ryanbango.com and link through to view.
Ryan's new film Spare Change is the continuation of Street Musique.
Happy new year!
Laurie Gordon

jeff said...

Yeah Laurie! Happy New Year to you too!

Robert said...

The mtvcanada "are not viewable" in my country, says the mtvcanada website, but only after making me watch a godawful promo for one of their godawful shows.

Steve Brandon said...

R.I.P. Ryan Larkin. :'(

I wonder how much of Spare Change was done and whether someone else will finish it?

Anonymous said...

Spare change will be introduced in Summer 08. It's was almost finished before Ryan left. I guess only some compositing work left.