Still Life with Animated Dogs (Short)

Director: Paul Fierlinger
Total Running Time: 27 minutes
Release Date: 2001

In Still Life with Animated Dogs we meet Roosevelt, Ike, Johnson, and Spinnaker, the canine companions who helped shape Paul Fierlinger’s evolution as an artist and as a man. Vivid animation illustrates the adventures of the endearing dogs who shared their owner’s 40-year journey from despair to wonder. Fierlinger muses about the unspoken bonds between animals and humans and about the divine powers of nature.

Select Awards
Best of Television-Animation – 2001 San Francisco Int’l Film Festival
Official Selection – Int’l Public Television INPUT Conference
Peabody Award – 2002 George Foster Peabody Award