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‘Macropolis’ Director Joel Simon Used His Own Disability For Inspiration: TheWrap's ShortList Quickie

20 August 2014 1:58 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

When you watch Joel Simon's animated short “Macropolis,” you can't help but smile. Maybe that's because of the beautiful message of friendship, the adorable characters, or maybe it's because one of the protagonists shares something in common with the delightful animator. “The dog with the prosthetic leg, that's me,” Simon told TheWrap. The short film follows two disabled toys making their way from the factory trash bin to the toy shop. Watch and Vote For TheWrap's ShortList Film Festival Finalists Here Simon, who is originally from Belgium and has been an animator for the past 17 years,  represented his own disability in. »

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