Former Waiter In LA Animates Impression Of His Service Struggles

Many of our readers (and most of our contributors) have a lot of experience working in the service industry in one way or another, which why we felt this short film by illustrator/animator Josh Shaffner might be especially compelling on the eve of a typically busy Vancouver weekend. He explains the film as a first impression of Los Angeles as a struggling waiter in a world of wealth and coldness — “I made this film to remember those times.” It’s dark, but not so much so that we don’t get it. Let’s hear it for the “Constantly Worried About Money” neon signage 35 seconds in. We feel you, Josh!

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