Watch the trailer for ‘Poet Anderson: The Dream Walker’ below.
The new animated short film ‘Poet Anderson: The Dream Walker’, from the imagination of Tom DeLonge and featuring music by Angels & Airwaves, won the Best Animated Film Award at the Toronto International Short Film Festival. The film was presented the award by the Festival Committee and Jury. The short film will be released on December 9, in conjunction with Angels & Airwaves’ new album ‘The Dream Walker.’
The festival issued the statement, “We found your film represents the high caliber of artistic work that we pride ourselves in honouring. Toronto Shorts Fest hopes this opportunity will open doors for you in the future.”
Poet Anderson: The Dream Walker follows Poet, a Lucid Dreamer, with the rare ability to be aware of his dreams while they’re happening. As Poet journeys deeper into his vivid dream life, he meets his Dream Walker, a guardian angel of dreams, who protects him from the torment of a vicious Night Terror monster. But when his nightmares break through into his waking life, Poet must face his demons to fulfill his destiny. Poet Anderson: The Dream Walker is a story by Tom DeLonge. Written by Tom DeLonge, Sergio Martins, Edgar Martins & Ben Kull. Art by Sergio Martins & Edgar Martins. The film features music from Angels & Airwaves’ upcoming album The Dream Walker, which will be released on December 9. Poet Anderson: The Dream Walker will also feature a comic book series, novels and a live-action feature film launching in 2015.
The Dream Walker follows AVA’s last two albums, Love (2010) and Love: Part Two (2011) and its companion film, Love, which investigated the psychological effects of isolation when an astronaut stranded in space learns the importance of human connection and love. The critically acclaimed movie was screened at festivals around the world.