Competition Narrative Shorts
Dashboard Animals (The Slide Series)
DIRECTED BY JARL OLSEN
USA, 2011, 1.5 MIN
What’s up with all the plush toys people display on their dashboards? FFF veteran Jarl Olsen (“Devil Doll” & “Cry Radio,” FFF 1999) explores the subject of his photographic obsession in this charmingly narrated slideshow.
Jarl Olsen [“Dashboard Animals (The Slide Series)” and “Red© (The Slide Series)”] works as a freelance advertising copywriter now but was also a commercial director from 1992-2001, when he made 14 shorts. He is nearing completion on two books, Lost Midway and Chucklefest. He has completed Pink Plastic, a storyboarded feature film masquerading as a graphic novel, and hopes to make it into a movie and app.