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GOLDEN EARS - still #1


Brooklyn Premiere

Director: Jonathan Rosen

United States, 2011, 5 min

Shooting Format:HDV

Festival Year:2012


Crew:Screenwriters: Jonathan Rosen


A peaceful Mountaineer with mountains for ears is visited by an absurd and foreboding cast of characters: the Electioneer, the Engineer, the Musketeer, and the Auctioneer.


About the director

Jonathan Rosen is an artist, animator and performer whose short films have screened internationally. After graduating from Bard College, he moved to NYC to work as a colorist for legendary independent animator Bill Plympton, completing the feature "Cheatin'" and working on several Simpsons couch gags. As an actor, Jonathan portrayed Johnny Thunders in the HBO series "Vinyl" and starred in the coming of age indie film "Active Adults," playing an animator alongside Lola Kirke, Dominic Chianese and Rosie Perez. He has since relocated to Los Angeles, where he works as a musician, cartoonist and animator. He has made animations for such artists as Erykah Badu and Toro y Moi. For his own band Cones, of which he is the singer and songwriter, he creates the artwork and music videos, giving the band an immersive visual dimension.

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