In 2019 I was commissioned by The New Yorker to direct, design, and animate a pilot series of three animated visual essays. The first of the three films features the great Leonard Cohen as he reflects on death and preparing for the end. The initial interview, by David Remnick, was recorded at Cohen’s home in Los Angeles a month before he passed away. You can view the full article on The New Yorker here: Credits: Direction, Design & Animation: Joe Donaldson Original Music and Sound Design: Ambrose Yu Executive Producer: Soo-Jeong Kang Senior Producer: Yara Bishara Senior Editor: Brian Redondo Producer: Sara Joe Wolansky Audio Engineer: Jill Du Boff