See Summer In Zootopia Through The Eyes Of The Film’s Director

See Summer In Zootopia Through The Eyes Of The Film’s Director

Last year offered several stellar animated films. But in my mind, of all the Oscar-nominated animated films in 2016, the rightful winner took the prize: Zootopia.

Summer in Zootopia by Byron Howard. All Images: Cyclops Print Works

We’ve written a bunch about what made Zootopia so good and how it marked yet another landmark for Disney Animation. What you don’t realise about a film like this, though, is… you can’t have a piece of it. Sure you can own the Blu-ray and memories are forever, but unlike a live-action film, computer animated films only exist as zeroes and ones. The high-end collectables market is really kind of non-existent.

That is, unless one of the film’s directors does a limited edition art piece of the film’s characters.

This is the long way of saying we’re excited to show you a brand new piece from Cyclops Print Works called Summer in Zootopia, by co-director Byron Howard. It’s an 46 x 61cm, 23-colour serigraph in an ultra-limited edition of 200. You see the full piece above, and here’s a peek at Howard personally signing each copy.

The piece went on sale at 5:00AM AEST this morning. At the same time, Disney artist Eric Tan released a different, but equally beautiful and limited, letterpress from The Jungle Book.

That’s a 36 x 28cm edition of 195.

For more on both prints, and to buy them if you so please, go to the Cyclops website.