Papa is a short animated film directed by animator and illustrator Natalie Labarre. The sound design is by Aaron Hughes.

When an eccentric inventor realizes he’s not a perfect father, he tries to make one.

Natalie Labarre is a Franco-American animation artist native to NYC. At the end of her studies at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, she received a BFA in Traditional Animation and went on to produce her first short film, Papa, which has screened at several film festivals around the world. The Museum of Modern Art’s Education Department last summer purchased “PAPA” for it’s Family Film Program and will screen a couple times every 2 to 3 years.

All images © Natalie Labarre/Papa

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