Critically acclaimed animator Don Hertzfeldt is teasing a potentially massive collaboration for his upcoming movie, Me.
In a recent tweet that quotes another Twitter user mentioning that a report noted Ari Aster could be producing Hertzfeldt’s new film, the creator simply responded with an emoji of a mouth zipped shut. This quickly sent fans into a frenzy, with many theorizing what a collaboration between the two could mean.
Currently, nothing is known about the upcoming movie, although Hertzfeldt did joke last year that it would be coming “at long last” next year. Hertzfeldt’s last film, World of Tomorrow – Episode Three: The Absent Destinations of David Prime, was released in 2020, and was the third film in his World of Tomorrow series.
Hertzfeldt is often cited as one of the most influential animators of his time
Hertzfeldt is an accomplished animator, and is often cited as one of the most influential animators of his time. Eight of his short films have competed at the Sundance Film Festival, a festival record, and he is the only filmmaker to have won the Sundance Film festival’s Grand Jury Prize for Short Film twice.
His best known works include It’s Such a Beautiful Day, the World of Tomorrow series, and Rejected. Hertzfeldt has been nominated for two Academy Awards, both for Best Animated Short Films, in his career.