Jared Hess

Art of the title sequence to NAPOLEON DYNAMITE

Article: Art of the title sequence to NAPOLEON DYNAMITE

I was in Virginia this past weekend for a wedding and while resting in the hotel room, NAPOLEON DYNAMITE was on the tube. I forgot how funny and unique that movie still is. It reminded me to share this interesting interview with the director Jared Hess about the film’s memorable opening sequence, which was created…

Original NAPOLEON DYNAMITE

Article: Original NAPOLEON DYNAMITE

As a film student at Brigham Young University, Jared Hess created the short PELUCA, shot in two days on a budget under $500 and screened at the 2003 Slamdance Film Festival. It should be familiar, because this film would later provide the foundation for NAPOLEON DYNAMITE. [Via]