Erick Oh | 8:44 | 2020 | South Korea, USA | Non-Narrative
‘Opera’ is an animation installation project designed by Erick Oh, an award-winning filmmaker and artist.
It is designed as a 4K-size single channel animation which is suitable to be projected on a wall or a large-scale structure. It’s one cycle of 5 minute animation that can be played infinitely. Each section and individual character’s activities are intrinsically connected so the viewers can eventually enjoy the entire Pyramid no matter which character they decide to watch first.
Erick Oh is a Korean filmmaker / artist based in California, USA. His films have been introduced and awarded at numerous film festivals including Academy Awards, Annie Awards, Annecy Animation Festival, Zagreb Film Festival, SIGGRAPH, Anima Mundi and more. With his background in fine art in Seoul National University, Korea and film at UCLA, USA, Erick became an animator at Pixar Animation Studios from 2010 to 2016. Then Erick joined Tonko House with his fellow former Pixar artists and directed ‘PIG : The Dam Keeper Poems’ which won the Crystal Award at Annecy Animation Festival 2018. Erick is currently working on a variety of projects with his partners in film/animation, VR/AR industry and also contemporary art scene in US and South Korea.