The popular animator Frank E. Abney III will be bringing his new short film, “Canvas”, to Netflix on December 11th. The 9 minute film. directed by Abney and produced by Paige Johnstone, tells the story of a Grandfather who, after suffering a devastating loss, is sent into a downward spiral and loses his inspiration to create. Years later, he decides to revisit the easel, and pick up the paint brush… but he can’t do it alone.
Abney is known for his work as an animator on “Soul”, “Big Hero 6”, “Kung Fu Panda 3” and the video game “Tomb Raider”. He has also written and directed “Canvas” and you can see the trailer below.