24-year-old Ray Tintori
, directed Death To The Tinman
as his undergraduate thesis film for Wesleyan University's Film Studies program. Highly inspired by Wes Anderson
and Guy Maddin
, the 12-minute black and white short film is a very loose adaptation of the origin story of the Tin Man from The Wizard of Oz
. The short tells the story of a human lumberjack who is transformed into a metal man without a heart.