THE GIANT’S DREAM directed by Anthony Giacchino
THE GIANT’S DREAM directed by Anthony Giacchino I DOC & Animation I RT 55 min I USA
* Q&A with Director Anthony Giacchino after the screening
“The Giant’s Dream: The Making of The Iron Giant” tells the dramatic story about a rare moment in movie history that allowed a first-time director to make one of the world’s greatest animated films, “The Iron Giant.” Using stylized animatics, archival footage, original concept art, and revealing interviews, “The Giant’s Dream” charts the incredible ups and downs, industry firsts, and amazing history behind this iconic film and its rebel director, Brad Bird.
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR:
Producer/Director – ANTHONY GIACCHINO
Anthony is an Emmy Award-winning documentarian whose films have appeared on PBS and HISTORY. He has also created documentary content for Paramount Pictures, Disney and Warner Bros. In addition to his documentary films, Anthony curated the New York City Police Museum’s centennial exhibit on JOE PETROSINO, the legendary NYPD detective whose 1909 murder made him the force’s only member to be killed overseas in the line of duty. Anthony marked another centennial in March 2011 with his Cooper Union installation, LETTERS TO ANOTHER CENTURY – THE TRIANGLE FIRE LETTER PROJECT, which honored the 146 NYC garment workers who perished in the infamous 1911 fire.