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.



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