Erin Hayes

The Dolls (2002) color, 5:30 min

Genre: Animation

Keywords: arts & artists, comedy

"The Dolls" is a short, comic animation in which dolls are interviewed. The dolls, sets and music were made by the filmmaker. The dolls include a witch, a femme fatale, a bride, a country singer, and a rebel. The witch doll complains that people are stereotyping her; the bride doll is getting married on Tuesday. The film pokes fun at media stereotypes, and suggests that acting out stereotypes may be unhealthy for oneself and the rest of the world. This film was awarded an Honorable Mention by the Black Maria Film Festival.

Rental: $100

DVD NTSC Sale: $250

Erin Hayes

The Rise and Fall and Rise of a Man (2016) mp4, color, 4:17 min

Genre: Animation, Experimental

Keywords: arts & artists, comedy

"The Rise and Fall and Rise of a Man," is the animated musical story of The Man's rise from simple pipe cleaner being, to aimless addict, to redeemed hipster. "Rise" was shot in 35mm stills. The animated figures, (which include two of the characters from her earlier animation, "The Dolls",) the songs and the music were created and performed by the filmmaker. Without narcissism, drugs, fast cars and bad influences, how would we evolve? The Man and his friends help find the answer to these questions, so you won't have to.

Rental: $100.00

DVD NTSC Sale: $250.00

Erin Hayes

A Holiday Tribute to Alcohol in America (2016) color, 4:32 min

Keywords: art and artists, comedy

"A Holiday Tribute to Alcohol in America" is based on a standup monologue the filmmaker performed in New York, after receiving graduate and undergraduate degrees in fiction writing. Some of the original footage was shot during her artist's residency with the Rotunda Gallery and Brooklyn Community Access Television, where she became a certified producer. The film takes a satirical look at the importance of alcohol to America's great history, interspersed with her original music and the filmmaker tap dancing. Past awards include acceptance into the TIP-EAST sitcom writing workshop sponsored by the New York Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Her articles have appeared in "Newsday" and other publications. She has taught film at Fordham University-Marymount, has been a guest lecturer in the graduate film program of the Long Island University Media Arts Department, and has been a consultant and lecturer in graduate film and writing at Pratt Institute.

Rental: $30.00
DVD NTSC Rental: $30.00

DVD NTSC Sale: $250.00

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