Ishu Patel was born in India and is a key figure of the National Film Board of Canada.
His animations and films combine great music and delicate and poetic images. Patel is concerned with philosophical issues and his work succeeds in transporting us to other worlds.
Here is a video from 1977 called “The Bead Game”:
And stills from a more recent work, which is a commercial from 2007:
It reminds me of Henri Rousseau’s paintings.
Click here to watch a longer animation by Ishu Patel, called “Paradise”.