In the film, Organ Cranker (1998, 6:30 min - 35mm), an organ
grinder rules over his organ - forcing its inhabitants, schlomos, to
dance to extinction. Knowing their dismal fate, these gentle creatures
collect their comrade's remains.
Jon Foulk was born in Kansas City under the watchful eye of a humble
fountainkeeper. He graduated from the Experimental Animation Department
at CalArts and now resides in Los Angeles.
Organ Cranker is his first animated short film. Between 1998
and 2000, Organ Cranker has won
awards or screened at over
ninety different film festivals and television stations. A few press
clippings are also available for your reading pleasure.