HIGHLIGHTS, WINNERS & VIDEOS: November 2021 ANIMATION FEEDBACK Film Festival

Showcase of the best SHORT FILMS in the world today. AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS: Best Film: MY WEAVING HANDS Best Animation Film: UNFIT Best Experimental Film: HUH Best Sound & Music: TALKIN’ BOUT Theme of night: Life Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos: BIRDS OF A FEATHER, 3min., Australia MY WEAVING HANDS, 5min., Mexico HALF OF THE… Continue reading HIGHLIGHTS, WINNERS & VIDEOS: November 2021 ANIMATION FEEDBACK Film Festival

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Director BIO: Emil T. Jonsson (THE MAN WHO WOULDN’T CRY)

Born in Stockholm, Sweden. Emil has been a working actor, stage director and acting coach for fifteen years. A creative at heart – in love with storytelling – in all of its forms. This is his second short in collaboration with scriptwriter Björn Boström. Filmography:Han som ville henne så väl (The Best of Intentions) 2014Mannen… Continue reading Director BIO: Emil T. Jonsson (THE MAN WHO WOULDN’T CRY)

Short Film: THE MAN WHO WOULDN’T CRY, 16min., Sweden, Animation/Live Action

“A man tarnishes the company’s reputation when he refuses to mourn the death of a beloved actress and now his professional and social life is in jeopardy.” Project Links  Website  Facebook  Instagram News & Reviews “A charming and astute satire on empathy in our modern society”UK Film Review (★★★★)https://www.ukfilmreview.co.uk/post/the-man-who-wouldn-t-cry-short-film-review “Tankeställare om individens kamp mot konformism… Continue reading Short Film: THE MAN WHO WOULDN’T CRY, 16min., Sweden, Animation/Live Action

Director BIO: Lindsey Martin (POTTERO)

Lindsey’s films are humorous, sometimes dark looks at the inner workings of families going through crisis, often embracing the absurd. Her interests are in locations and how humans connect to the places they are from; in cyclical patterns of generations of women living in poverty in rural America and the bizarre tactics individuals, especially young… Continue reading Director BIO: Lindsey Martin (POTTERO)

Short Film: POTTERO, 10min., USA

Pottero is a 10 minute, animated film based on family folklore and issues surrounding mental health, accessible healthcare and social mobility. Project Links  Website  Instagram

Director BIO: Derek Frederickson (SPACE SHUTTLE EPISODE 1: THE PILOT)

Derek has worked in the tv and film industry for several decades, designing graphics for hundreds of shows including Free Guy and The Tomorrow War. In his free time he produces and animates original stories. Space Shuttle started as a pandemic lockdown sanity project, giving him the opportunity to learn new mocap and facial animation… Continue reading Director BIO: Derek Frederickson (SPACE SHUTTLE EPISODE 1: THE PILOT)

Short Film: SPACE SHUTTLE EPISODE 1: THE PILOT, 23min., USA, Web Series

Sloan, carefree girl that she is, allows herself to be whisked away by a mysterious stranger offering the prospect of a better life on another world. Immediatly upon arrival, she realizes the peril she has put herself in, and must avoid all sorts of other-worldly dangers, find a way to survive with her new friends… Continue reading Short Film: SPACE SHUTTLE EPISODE 1: THE PILOT, 23min., USA, Web Series

Director BIO: Mimi Chakarova (THE MIRROR)

Bulgarian-American photographer and filmmaker Mimi Chakarova has covered global issues examining conflict, corruption and the sex trade. Her film “The Price of Sex,” a feature-length documentary on the trafficking of women was awarded the Nestor Almendros Award for courage in filmmaking at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival in New York. She was also the… Continue reading Director BIO: Mimi Chakarova (THE MIRROR)

Short Film: THE MIRROR, 13min., USA

An honest, at times absurd, and painful conversation about being a Black woman in America. Project Links  Website  Facebook  Twitter  Instagram News & Reviews “How Women Inspired Me to Pay It Forward and Become a Mentor”Women and Hollywoodhttps://womenandhollywood.com/guest-post-how-women-inspire