"Michael Sporn is a poet of animation. His artistry and craftsmanship are first-rate, and he invests each of his handmade projects with keen intelligence, integrity, and heart."
- John Canemaker, Academy Award-Winning Animator
"The nation's premiere animator." - New York Daily News
Praise for Abel's Island:
"A+! Inspiring and touching!" - Entertainment Weekly
"Delightful! A simple yet sophisticated adventure. Will captivate children of all ages...parents will certainly be entertained, too!" - Child Magazine
"Charming, intriguing and artful. Young ones will want to play it over and over!"
- Parenting Magazine
"Beautifully conceived, charming!" - Christian Science Monitor
"A delightful tale that will capture and sustain the interests of young viewers...vividly illustrates for children the positive value of such qualities as perseverance and loyalty. The top-flight animation and enjoyable music will delight youngsters of all ages!" - Billboard
"An amazing retelling of the Robinson Crusoe tale!" - US News and World Report
Praise for The Story of the Dancing Frog:
"A delight...the animation is lovely!" - Children's Video Report
"Lovely...has a wonderful subtext about the value of making untraditional choices."
- Entertainment Weekly
"Tenderly animated." - TV Guide
Abel's Island by William Steig
Read more about Michael Sporn and his films: www.michaelspornanimation.com
- Documentary: Inside the Animation Studio
- Art Gallery
- Animatics (animation storyboard)
Running Time: 60 minutes (total)