David Fincher: Directing Animation Is ‘Incredibly Freeing’ Because ‘Space Is Entirely Plastic’

David Fincher: Directing Animation Is ‘Incredibly Freeing’ Because ‘Space Is Entirely Plastic’
David Fincher has accomplished many things over the course of his nearly three-decade directing career. But until recently, he had never dabbled in directing animation. That changed last year when he helmed “Bad Travelling,” an episode of his Netflix episodic anthology series “Love Death + Robots.”

Fincher has been an executive producer on “Love Death + Robots” for its entire run on Netflix, though it took three seasons to get him to step behind the camera. But Fincher was definitely a fan of the experience. In a new interview with the New York Times, the Oscar and Emmy nominee shared his thoughts on the shoot and the ways that animation might be a perfect match for his infamous perfectionism.

“Bad Travelling” was filmed via motion capture, and Fincher was amazed at the freedom it gave him to block scenes without being constrained by physical set pieces.

“When I’m setting up to do a master,
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