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Don Hertzfeldt

Don Hertzfeldt was born on August 1, 1976 in Fremont, California, USA as Donald Charles Hertzfeldt. He is a producer and director, known for Rejected (2000), Everything Will Be Ok (2006) and Billy's Balloon (1998). See full bio »
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Hide Hide Show Show Producer (16 credits)
 2012 It's Such a Beautiful Day (producer)
 2011 It's Such a Beautiful Day (Short) (producer)
 2010 Wisdom Teeth (Short) (producer)
 2008 I Am So Proud of You (Short) (producer)
 2007 The Animation Show 2007 (producer)
 2006 Everything Will Be Ok (Short) (producer)
 2005 The Animation Show 2005 (producer)
 2005 The Meaning of Life (Short) (producer)
 2003 The Animation Show (co-producer)
 2000 Rejected (Short) (producer)
 1998 Billy's Balloon (Short) (producer)
 1997-1998 Cartoon Sushi (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 (1998) ... (producer - segment "Lily & Jim")
- Episode #1.6 (1997) ... (producer - segment "Genre")
 1997 Lily and Jim (Short) (producer)
 1996 Genre (Short) (producer)
 1995 Ah, L'Amour (Short) (producer)
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Show Show Actor (11 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (9 credits)
Show Show Sound department (7 credits)
Show Show Special effects (6 credits)
Show Show Composer (3 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (2 credits)
Show Show Editor (2 credits)

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Wrote and illustrated the short comic book piece, "Dance of the Sugar Plums" for the graphic novel anthology, "Flight: Volume 2" (Image Comics, 2005)

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Received the San Francisco International Film Festival's Lifetime Achievement Award at the age of 33, for his "unique contributions to film and animation," and for "challenging the boundaries of his craft.". See more »


Often favors ambiguous endings See more »

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