©2013 Laura Harrison

17th Animation Division Jury Selections

Tears For Narcissus

Animated short film



The work is a grim post-human fairy tale, addressing both the positive and negative effects of technology. Cultural narcissism and its effects on body image are manifested by Betty, the protagonist. Her search for an elusive perfection leads her into endless cosmetic surgeries. A radical makeover ensues, but perhaps not the kind Betty expected.