Allergy to Originality
    2012, 4 minutes, color, U.S.A., Shorts Competition
    A humorous, animated op doc explores the rich history of adaptation, plagiarism, and other forms of appropriation in art.

    About the Director

    Drew Christie is an animator, illustrator, filmmaker, and artist. His work has been featured in the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Huffington Post, Drawn, and Cartoon Brew, among other places. Christie's animated films have played in festivals all over the world, including the Sundance Film Festival, the Los Angeles Film Festival, and the Madeira Film Festival. He attended Evergreen State College, where he studied experimental and eastern European animation.

    Cast and Credits

    Director: Drew Christie

    Screenwriter: Drew Christie

    Executive Producers: Jason Spingarn-Koff/The New York Times

    Music: Spencer Thun

    Producer: Drew Christie

    Animator: Drew Christie

    Principal Cast: Ian Picco, Spencer Thun

    Contact: Drew Christie / Drew Christie Animation & Illustration / geniuschristie@gmail.com / (425) 785-2304