When Norman, a young artist from New York, discovers the greatest idea of his professional career, a creative block suddenly stifles him. Before the idea slips away and his mind is entirely consumed by “the block,” Norman decides to fight back. Now Norman must foray through the various stages of this battle and overcome its insurmountable obstacles in order to rediscover his inspiration, before it dissolves like a sugar cube.
Toronto-based writer and director Earthwyn (born April 1, 1987) has been independently producing and providing freelance services for film and television for the past eight years. Formally trained as an Urban Designer, Earthwyn brought his strong design background and professional public speaking abilities to the realm of film in 2010, when he became the owner and founding member of 1987 Productions. Since then, Earthwyn has written and directed 4 short films, including the film “Metro,” for which he took home the prize for Best Picture at the Toronto 24 Hour Film Challenge, and has worked on numerous music videos, television shows and feature films. “Sugar Cube” marks the debut of Earthwyn’s first animated short film, and is sure to astound audiences with its whimsical animation styles and thought-provoking storyline.