OLIVER DALY (Director, Writer) is making his feature debut after writing and
the short film Miles.
Daly grew up within walking distance of Palo Alto's Stanford Theater, a
restored 1920s movie palace. During the most awkward years of his childhood, he
miss the theater's weekly double features of Hollywood classics. In particular,
he was fascinated
by the scientific ideas and emotional weight of his favorite monster films:
Frankenstein, Island of
Lost Souls, Forbidden Planet and The Terminator. After seeing Jurassic Park on
the big screen,
he became obsessed with the hyper-realities made possible by digital cinema.
working with animated graphics as soon as his computer was capable of displaying
passion for animation stems from the medium's constant technical innovation and
its ability to
entertain while communicating powerful, complicated and otherwise
Daly graduated with a B.A. in art and semiotics from Brown University. He also
animation at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). Daly began his career
biomedical illustrations of the human body, a topic in which he finds endless
inspiration. As he
built a successful business in the arena of scientific animation, his interest
in narrative film also
grew. This led him to make the 2015 short Miles, with Robby Rasmussen in the
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