Bruce McCall’s May 14, 2007 cover of The New Yorker is about man’s obsession with progress and technology. The artwork features an ape on a rock who evolves into a cave man, an Egyptian, a soldier etc. and along with these evolutions come the technologies of each new civilization. McCall’s original art is animated by Toronto’s Smiley Guy Studios.

Directed by
Denny Silverthorne & Luke Gustafson
Written by
Jeremy Diamond
Produced by
Kevin O’Keefe, Lea Marin, Jonas Diamond
Editting by
Andrew McIntyre
Casting by
Animated by: Joel Chahal, Nathan Carey, Rich Duhaney,
Peter Habjan, Kurtis Scott
Production Company