Monocular Man: My Eye & Saturn V

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1 Sep , 2015   Posted by: stahl


An animated short about a teen’s triumphant, touching and often hilarious adjustment after losing his eye in a fireworks accident.

Film Details

Director: Jack Feldstein

Writer: R. Jim Stahl

Year of Release: 2015

Running Time: 17 minutes

New England Connection: R. Jim Stahl (writer and narrator and musical score) lives in Rhode Island and is the editor of Merlyn's Pen and the New Library of Young Adult Writing, both founded in Rhode Island.

Director(s) Bio:: Jack Feldstein is an award-winning scriptwriter and neon animation filmmaker and director. His almost thirty neon animation films, including The Ecstasy of Gary Green, The Adventures of James Joyce, and A Wondrous Film about Emma Brooks, have screened worldwide from New York’s Lincoln Center, NYC, to Rotterdam International Film Festival to Sydney International Film Festival.

His neon animation films about scriptwriting, The Fantastical World of Scriptwriting and The Psychology of Scriptwriting, have also been internationally acclaimed.

His neon animations inspired top New York Fashion designer Norma Kamali to create neon fashion and together Feldstein and Kamali created 3Dfashion films for NY Fashion Weeks 2011 and 2012.

As a scriptwriter, his scripts A House Like Any Other and Three Months with Pook have won prizes in Australia and Britain. His plays have been staged with many productions in Australia and New York.

Originally from Australia, he now lives in New York City. His philosophy is "search for an interesting life."

For more information please see his website at or

Number of shooting days: 10

Camera Used: SONY HD

Editing software: Adobe Premiere

Budget: $2,000.00

Financed by: Corporate financing

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