Ben Wickey will host a screening of 2 of his own animated shorts - "The House of Seven Gables" based on Nathaniel Hawthorne's famous novel, and "Homecoming" based on a short story by Ray Bradbury. He will also be available for Q&A!
Ben is a Massachusetts-born filmmaker and illustrator, as well as a recent graduate from the California Institute of the Arts. He is the animation director for GOREY, an upcoming documentary about the last days of author/Illustrator Edward Gorey, as well as the illustrator of Ki Longfellow's The Illustrated Vivian Stanshall, a book about the life and times of Britain's most celebrated and eccentric comic musicians. Wickey is 23 years old, and lives in Rockport, Massachusetts.