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Larry's Big Idea

Director: Burton Rocks

United States, 2023, 2 min

Festival Year:2024

Crew:Producer: Bob Holtzman. Animator: John LaRoche; Executive Producer: Lawrence Rocks, Marlene Rocks


Larry’s Big Idea tells the story of an imaginative boy who uses science to invent special batting gloves for his Little League game. The animated short is the first cartoon produced by internationally-recognized scientist and author, Dr. Lawrence Rocks.


About the director

Rocks is the co-author, with New York Yankees outfielder Paul O'Neill, of the 2003 New York Times bestselling book Me and My Dad: A Baseball Memoir, detailing O'Neill's relationship with his father and how they bonded over baseball. Andrea Cooper reviewing for the New York Times described the book as a charming eulogy for O'Neill's father. Rocks has also co-written books with other athletes and media figures.

Burton Rocks is the founder and owner of C.L. Rocks Corporation, a sports agency he launched in 2008. He represents Chicago White Sox shortstop Paul DeJong and many others.



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