Director Biography – Tsuneo Goda (MOGU AND PEROL)

Creating “Domo”for NHK led Goda into the field of stop motion animation establishing dwarf studios in 2003. Domo TV series was broadcasted globally on Nickelodeon in 2008.His other stop motion series “Komaneko” has also been highly praised at various film festivals.His recent work includes “The Curious Kitty & Friends” for US Amazon Studios, “By Your… Continue reading Director Biography – Tsuneo Goda (MOGU AND PEROL)

Short Film: MOGU AND PEROL, 8min., Japan, Family/Animation

A story about two friends living on Yummy Island, where delicious food can be found everywhere! Whenever Mogu is cooking, Perol just pops up and eats the yummy meal. One day Perol finds a very tasty looking Brrrr-berry that Mogu was about to pick. Perol doesn’t wait for a second to taste the berry which… Continue reading Short Film: MOGU AND PEROL, 8min., Japan, Family/Animation

Director Biography – Jiamin ”Kino” Wu (SUIT UP!)

Jiamin “Kino” Wu grew up in Ningbo, China. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts after studying Computer Animation at Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida. She currently works on major motion pictures as a previs artist in Los Angeles.

Short Film: SUIT UP!, 2min, USA, Comedy/Animation

A sleeping superhero is abruptly awoken by an emergency phone call in need of his expertise—a monster is invading the city. In the morning rush that ensues, our hero equips himself with the gear needed to save the day. As he and the monster begin to face-off, it’s only then that he realizes he is woefully ill-equipped… Continue reading Short Film: SUIT UP!, 2min, USA, Comedy/Animation

Director Biography – Avery Rouda (DREAM CATCHER)

Avery Rouda is an award-winning writer, director, & producer whose work in the entertainment industry impacts social and spiritual change. As a content creator, Avery develops consciously uplifting scripts for film & TV through her production company, Enlighten Productions. She is the daughter of U.S. Congressman Harley Rouda and Bestselling Author Kaira Sturdivant Rouda. Director… Continue reading Director Biography – Avery Rouda (DREAM CATCHER)

Short Film: DREAM CATCHER, 4min., USA, Animation/Fantasy

This animated short film takes viewers into the magical world of a dreamcatcher, reminding children to always follow their dreams.☆ ☆ ☆ About the Film:It is the Young Sorter’s first day on the job in the Dreamcatcher Factory where all kinds of imaginative characters work through the night to catch, sort, and sift through all… Continue reading Short Film: DREAM CATCHER, 4min., USA, Animation/Fantasy

Director Biography – Kunsang Kyirong (YARLUNG)

Kunsang Kyirong enjoys making tactile and textured materials move under the camera. She integrates her cultural history and themes of identity and memory through her research and practice. Her body of work exists as documentation of memories through straight ahead animation. She completed her BMA in 2D+ Experimental Animation at the Emily Carr University of… Continue reading Director Biography – Kunsang Kyirong (YARLUNG)

Short Film: YARLUNG, 5min., Canada, Drama/Animation

Three children in the Tibetan village of Tezu, India interact with the Yarlung Tsangpo (river) in different ways in response to a death in the family. Project Links  Website  Twitter  Instagram News & Reviews “‘Each time you tell the same story, it evolves’: Creator of Tibetan Animated Film Speaks With GlacierHub”Earth Institute Columbia University “Tibetan… Continue reading Short Film: YARLUNG, 5min., Canada, Drama/Animation

Director Biography – James Bourne (THE ABANDONED BLOCK)

Born to a family of doctors in Rochester Minnesota, James Bourne took a career path in the arts instead of the family profession. After high school, he was accepted into Brigham Young University’s Center for Animation. Since graduating with a BFA in Visual Arts Animation he has worked in various departments for different animation studios… Continue reading Director Biography – James Bourne (THE ABANDONED BLOCK)

Short Film: THE ABANDONED BLOCK, 6min., Canada, Animation

A useless, damaged, forgotten block of marble after years of neglect, emerges as one of the greatest and most beautiful works of art. Project Type:Animation, Short Genres:Drama, Historic, animation, cartoons, art Runtime:5 minutes 45 seconds Completion Date:May 21, 2020 Production Budget:45,000 USD Country of Origin:Canada Country of Filming:Canada, United States Language:English Shooting Format:digital