frame from Alzheimer's Disease: portrait of an illness
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(original format: 16mm colour film, 0:22 seconds)

At left is a frame from "Alzheimer Disease, Portrait of an Illness", the title animation for a mini-series by the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia in 1990. The petals of the flower are blown away by the wind, while hearing the whispers of Alzheimer Disease symptoms. The artwork was rendered in pastel chalk, photographed in 16mm on an Oxberry animation camera stand and transferred by flying-spot scanner to 3/4" video.  I also did the sound recording and design, which was another early experience engineering a sound mix in PCM digital audio.  John Kahrs performed the guitar, which I heavily-reverbed in the sound mix.

all the pastel drawings used in the Alzheimer intro