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NY Premiere

Director: Bum Lee

United States, 2005, 4 min

Festival Year:2007


Crew:Piano performed by: Pei-wei Lin - Music recorded by: Haseeb Qureshi & Eric Boulanger

Sales:Bum Lee, Director - Westwood, NJ 07675 - United States

Email:bumbarian AT


Sports and Diversions is a series of black and white animations inspired by Sports et divertissements, a collection of piano compositions written by Erik Satie in 1914. These animations take the themes of Satie's compositions as points of entry, and then leap into their own varied interpretations of the music.

About the director

Bum Lee is an animation artist and illustrator. He graduated from Carnegie Mellon University's School of Art in May 2006, where he earned his BFA with a concentration in electronic time-based media. He was awarded a Fulbright grant to South Korea in 2006. Bum Lee was born in Seoul, Korea, in 1984 and emigrated to the United States with his family in 1990.

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