Another little mini surreal film festival today. I wondered who had inspired Tim Burton and after a little googling, I found Jan Svankmajer who is a surreal filmmaker from the '70's an d '80's. Here is a clip from his film, "Alice:"
David Lynch is cited as a modern surrealist filmmaker. He's known for Twin Peaks, Eraserhead, Blue Velvet but did you know he made a car commercial? I like this because it's a slick quick snippet of surrealism:
To echo Tim Burton's bit of wisdom to continue doing what you love, here's David Lynch on keeping true to your ideas.