Biography

Charles Pieper is a stop motion animator, concept artist, director, editor and monster maker who lives in Los Angeles.

He has made music videos for the bands Dufus, Summerbirds in the Cellar, Setting Sun, Quitzow, Brit and the Cavalry, Skidmore Fountain, Lo Fi Sugar, YesMisterBloodVessel, and Man's Assassination, Man.

He has studied film at NCSA, CalArts, Emerson, and FAMU in Prague.

His animations and films have been seen in festivals in New York City, Seattle, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Kentucky, and Lodz, Poland.

Blog Posts

Meshes of the Afternoon, always and forever

Charles Pieper

I recently rewatched ‘Meshes of the Afternoon,’ the 1943 experimental short film by Maya Deren and Alexander Hamid and once more it blew my mind. It is so amazingly brilliant. It’s possibly the greatest cinematic…

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WAKE IN FRIGHT

Charles Pieper

I just watched ‘Wake in Fright’ and holy hell did it just jump up to the top of my ‘all time best horror films’ list. It is a perfect example of ‘heat horror,’ which is a concept that I am…

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Exciting news about 'Morning Cloth!'

Charles Pieper

Hello film annex! Long time no write. My apologies. You see I have been extremely busy working as an art team production assistant on an excellent and strange feature film called 'Excess Flesh.' But now that has wrapped and I…

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