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[VIDEO] Short Film Showcase: The Man Behind a Mysterious Miniature Town

Artist Michael Paul Smith created a 1950s utopian town out of miniatures based on stories and moments from his childhood. When photographs of the town, Elgin Park, went viral, Smith, a self-proclaimed recluse, had to work through coming to terms with his fame.

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In this short from Animal East, the modelmaker talks about his life and how he’s coped and connected with fans of his work.

Check out the Elgin Park book

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via Short Film Showcase – YouTube

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