War Games (3:23)
Heather Arment | Seattle, WA
Several months ago I was sifting through some old family slides when I came across an image of me (age 3) sheepishly hiding behind my two older brothers. What stood out to me in an otherwise stereotypical family photo was that all three of us had play pistols strapped to our tiny prepubescent waists. "War" was as American to us a baseball and apple pie. This quirky, animated narrative explores my childhood's obsession with guns, heroes and villains and how one accident introduced the reality check that made my brothers and I retire our weapons.
Editor/designer Heather Arment has a decade of experience in both documentary filmmaking and motion graphic commercial work. She has a growing interest in mixing both of these worlds by crafting a breed of animated documentaries. Having been raised in the farmlands of Lancaster, PA, she tends to wear a lot of black, which, some people assume is an “art thing.” “But really,” she says, “it’s probably closer to an Amish thing.” Heather currently freelances out of her home studio in Seattle, WA.
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