Fever Dreams and Heavenly Nightmares is a DVD compilation of independent filmmaker Chel White’s visionary work. Spanning 20 years, this collection is an hours worth of award-winning short films, astonishing animation, and a slew of behind the scenes material.
From a story about a man who is obsessed with soil to an expressionistic choreography of photocopied bodies, Chel White’s films defy easy categorization. Exploring love, obsession, memories and dreams, his work is sublime and intricately beautiful. Many of his films also have a darkly humorous edge to them.
“I have been amazed at the stylistic and thematic diversity in (Chel White’s) films. Surreal, ethereal, wistful, and witty are some of the descriptions that come to mind. Mainly I just allow my imagination to be taken into his complex, mysterious worlds.” – Chale Nafus, Austin Film Society
“White is a gifted animation artist and filmmaker, and this handy volume gives viewers access to some of his most influential works.” – Educational Media Reviews
Film titles include: A Painful Glimpse Into My Writing Process, Photocopy Cha Cha, Magda, Passage, Soulmate, Dirt, Eclipse, and Machine Song.