A Brief History of Dad Rock

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Part two of Pitchfork’s Brief History… series chronicles the rise of “dad rock.” This animated short was produced by Pig Apple and directed by Mack Williams.

The Lonely Island

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The latest chapter in the partnership between Pig Apple and Pitchfork features The Lonely Island. This branded content short, directed by Mack Williams, was created to promote the motion picture Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping. As of July 2016, it’s received nearly 350,000 views on YouTube.

The Jane

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The Jane is a short film created and produced by Pig Apple. It was an official selection of the Oscar-Qualifying Cleveland International Film Festival, Dances With Films Festival, as well as a finalist of the USA Film Festival and winner of “Best Screenplay” in the LA Indie Film Festival. It was released in April 2016 by UCB Comedy, and became … Read More

Boom Boom

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Produced for fyi in association with ITV Studios/12 Yard Productions, Boom Boom was a pitch pilot for a half-animated reality comedy about sex and relationships. Pig Apple produced animation for two segments, directed by Mack Williams. While the show was not picked up, the pilot was aired as part of Kocktails with Khloe, the now-cancelled talkshow of Khloe Kardashian.

Heads of Space

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Heads of Space is Pig Apple’s largest project to date. This 13-episode web series was created in partnership with Plop Contenido and Udisea. After a giant asteroid threatens to wipe out life on earth, the 2016 US Presidential candidates blast off for Mars. The series animation was produced by Pig Apple and directed by Mack Williams. Watch all the episodes … Read More

A Brief History of PG-13

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Mack Williams directed and animated this cartoon about the history of the PG-13 rating for Pitchfork/Dell. The short is based on a Dissolve article written by Chris Klimek. For a behind the scenes look at the creation of this cartoon, check out this video.