Danny Casale aka Coolman Coffeedan is a filmmaker and self proclaimed “bullshit animator” mainly producing small clips on facebook and instagram. His videos are textbook examples of minimalistic but effective editing, writing and voice acting.
I discovered his channel when I saw his short clip “snakes have legs”. Following his instagram page I noticed a lot of talent for voice acting and editing. I am not sure to which degree his work is scripted or improvised but the pacing of his dialogs is great. To call his drawings minimalistic is probably a overstatement but there seem to be more to it. There are reoccuring characters and his unique style seem to have an internal logic, but who knows.
For me, “Coolman Coffeedan” was a bunch of funny clips with a hidden talent underneath. But recently, I discovered this particularly beautiful work of his that impressed me. I feel like finally that hidden talent is coming to the surface:
Credit: @Danny Casale via instagram.
I love looking for new talents who bring something original to the table and I hope you share that appreciation. Consider following him. I am definitely looking forward to his next clips.