The External World from David OReilly on Vimeo.

David OReilly is the Chris Ware of animation — his work is modern, haunting and bleak. His new film The External World just won an Honorable Mention at Sundance — the only cartoon to do so — and it’s 17 minutes of video game era dread and alienation. Is there redemption? FULL SCREEN.



  1. I don’t think Chris Ware is an apt comparison. Ware is nowhere near as funny. But thanks for sharing that because that was possibly the most awesome thing I’ve ever seen.

    Now I’m going to go find some LSD and watch that again.