Fitzcardboardaldo is a Cardboard Fitzcarraldo Animation

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Fitzcardboardaldo is a Cardboard Fitzcarraldo Animation



After spending a winter “in my room alone with a hot glue gun,” coast-to-coast cardboard maker and artist Robin Frohardt recently released Fitzcardboardaldo, a short remake of Fitzcarraldo using primarily cardboard, with a little bit of pen and twine. Complete with a puppet rubber baron, cardboard is great for everything from costumes to furniture and now film animation!

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2 thoughts on “Fitzcardboardaldo is a Cardboard Fitzcarraldo Animation

  1. Sam says:

    You left out the best part! The making-of video called “Corrugation of Dreams”!

    I think of Fitzcarraldo as an influence in my becoming a maker, a doer of things. It’s a film about maniacal obsession, sure, but it’s also about the love of the task, and the ecstasy that comes from seeing a project through, even if it ends in total failure.

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I'm an artist & maker. A lifelong biblioholic, and advocate for all-things geekathon. Home is Long Island City, Queens, which I consider the greatest place on Earth. 5-year former Resident of Flux Factory, co-organizer for World Maker Faire (NYC), and blogger all over the net. Howdy!

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