Behind the strangely powerful stories of author George Saunders is a fascinating approach to writing and creativity. This short film, by filmmakers Sarah Klein and Tom Mason and executive producer Ken Burns, offers a direct look at the process by which Saunders is able to take a single mundane sentence and infuse it with the distinct blend of depth, compassion, and outright magic that are the trademarks of his most powerful work. Situated in an innovative and dreamlike visual world set to a lush, original soundtrack by Antfood, the seven minute film distills the magical essence of one of our most beloved writers into a work that will inspire old fans and Saunders newbies alike.
Directors: Tom Mason & Sarah Klein
Production Comany: Redglass Pictures
Executive Producer: Ken Burns
Original Music: Antfood