Justin Aerni was born in Arizona in 1984. His artistic career began in 2006 when he started exhibiting his work in galleries and selling it online. He is also the author and illustrator of such books as ; “Fighting For Fiction”- 2008, “Nonsense Relevant” – 2009 and “Dead Business Men”, a graphic novel in 2009 ,”Justin Aerni’s Bitter Batter Brains” – 2012. To date Aerni has created and sold over 2000 paintings to collectors worldwide and has been featured in numerous art and culture magazines. The film above, Knife, is an early short film by Justin combining animation , claymation , stop motion and Aerni’s uniquely creepy off beat characters, abeyance and indie story telling.