With the same wonder I had 40 years ago, I sat and watched the pixilated Grant Munro moving effortlessly, skating in circles on his cobble-soled work boot. Actor, choreographer, filmmaker, and clown, Grant Munro coined the term "pixilation" for the high-speed, stop-motion technique he and McLaren used in their work together. He and Canada’s most famous animator collaborated on a number of experimental and animated films for the National Film Board of Canada during the 50s.
Cut-Up: The films of Grant Munro also includes several of the Munro/McLaren collaborations, as well as a number of Munro's playful animations and humorous live-action shorts. The collection also includes two previously lost, unfinished shorts by Munro and McLaren, Six and Seven-Eighths and On the Farm, unavailable anywhere else.