Ruud Van Empel - Beyond Innocence
For this documentary, filmmaker Erik van Empel ha filmed his broher Ruud for over two years. At the time Rudd van Empel was working on series such as World and Generation. Old 8mm footage shows his early days in the family and provides a backdrop for the way his career took off, starting from hand drawn comic books while still a youngster, to prodcution design, and finally to making art. The documentary demonstartes Ruud van Empel s complicated computer techniques and shows the reaction of people who were confronted with his work at an opening night in a New York gallery.