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‘Seasons of Love’ wins BEST ANIMATED FILM

I am so thrilled to announce that Seasons of Love received the award for Best Animated Film at the Visions Film Festival and Conference!

This, by far, was the most fun I’ve had at a festival. I’ve never been surrounded by a group of such genuine and talented filmmakers and film scholars. And to the students at UNCW who hosted the festival, thank  you for making me feel so welcomed!

Congrats to fellow NYU Alumni, Jaclyn Gramigna and Felix Thompson, who also won awards for their films.

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April 4, 2011 at 11:24 am

Visions Film Festival and Conference

Hi Friends!

Seasons of Love is screening in Wilmington, NC this Friday!

It was an early official selection at this year’s inaugural Visions Film Festival and Conference, an undergraduate, peer-reviewed film festival and conference produced and hosted by undergraduate students at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. (It kinda reminds me of Fusion :))

Screening Info:

When: Friday, April 1, at 6:30pm
Where: UNCW Lumina Theater
              601 S. College Rd, Fisher Student Center, Wilmington, NC 28403
All events are free and open to the public.


Click here for the complete schedule and film information. You may even here me talk at the Visionaries: Emerging Filmmakers and Scholars Discussion (hehe).

If you are around the area, stop by and say HI. I’ll be there!

March 27, 2011 at 7:29 pm

REDCAT International Children’s Film Festival

Hi Los Angeles,

Seasons of Love is coming to LA again in early April!

It will screen as a part of the 6th Annual REDCAT International Children’s Film Festival presented in partnership with the Northwest Film Forum (same folks that curated Children’s Film Festival Seattle).

Screening info:
      Program: Into the Woods and Under the Sea
      When: Sunday, April 3 at 12pm
                 Saturday, April 16 at 12pm
      Where: Roy and Edna Disney/Calarts Theater
                  in the Walt Disney Concert Hall Complex
                  631 West 2nd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Tickets are $5 per screening.

They also have a Nickelodeon Family Fun Day on Sunday, March 27. Fanboy and Chum Chum won’t be a part of the program but you should still check it out!

Click here for the brochure.

Hope to see you there!

March 10, 2011 at 11:42 am

AniMazing Spotlight’s Weekend of Animated Shorts Festival

Fantastic news everyone! Seasons of Love has been nominated for
Best Achievement in Non-Verbal Communication at the 2nd Annual AniMazing Spotlight’s Weekend of Animated Shorts Festival!

The festival takes place at Woodbury University (7500 Glenoaks Boulevard, Burbank, CA) on September 4 and 5. Seasons of Love will screen on Saturday, September 4 at 7:30pm during the festival’s 2nd Nominated Shorts Screening which includes films nominated for Best First Animated Short, Best Achievement in Non-Verbal Communication, Best Animated Comment on an Issue of our Times, and Best of Festival.

Tickets for the screening are $10. This includes admission to all Section 2 events (“Behind the Scenes of Pixar’s Day and Night with director Teddy Newton”, “The Legendary Fred Crippen”, and of course, the “2nd Nominated Shorts Screening”). The full schedule and all ticket information can be found at AniMazing Spotlight’s website.

For all you animation lovers, this should be a pretty good festival. They have a great line-up of events, and I’ve been told tickets sell out fast.

August 6, 2010 at 11:04 am

Animation Block Party

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

Seasons of Love will screen on Sunday, August 1st, as a part of the 7th Annual
Animation Block Party at the BAMcinématek (30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn).

There will be two screenings, one at 2pm and the other at 6:50pm. My film screens during the festival’s “Program Three” which features award winning independent shorts, studio animations, and other standout works.  Click here to see the full program and to find out how to buy tickets.

June 25, 2010 at 3:47 pm

Tribeca Cinemas Kids Club

Seasons of Love will screen on June 5, 2010 as a part of the Tribeca Cinemas Kids Club, a new family film series from the Tribeca Film Festival!

It will screen as a part of the “Great Shorts!” program at 10:30am at the Tribeca Cinemas (54 Varick Street, NYC). Click here to buy tickets and see what other films are playing.

A little bit more about the “Great Shorts!” program…

“Colorful, funny, sweet and creative–short films are one of the best-kept secrets of the movies. Telling any story in a short time period is hard, and telling a GREAT story in a short time is even harder. Whether it’s puppy love, amazing animation or movie magic at its best, these eclectic kid-friendly short films share amazing stories from around the world.”

I hope to see you there!

May 26, 2010 at 6:50 pm

Womanimation! Film Festival

Seasons of Love has been accepted to the Womanimation! Film Festival, a festival that showcases animated films created by women from around the world. The festival takes place Mother’s Day Weekend on May 8 and 9 at the Cape Ann Community Cinema in Gloucester, Massachusetts.

More info about the festival from Womanimation!’s website…

“This year’s program highlights ten animated shorts that celebrate motherhood and the cycle of life with tales of humor and heartache.

Women taking part include both up-and-coming and established animators, including Emma Lazenby, winner of the 2010 BAFTA for animated short; Nora Twomey from the Academy Award nominated Secret of Kells; and Signe Baumane, whose work has screened in Berlin, Sundance, and many other prestigious festivals.”

Click here for the complete list of films at Womanimation!

I’m so excited to be a part of this festival, and I hope you can attend!

April 15, 2010 at 1:15 pm

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Upcoming Screenings

Feb 5, Sunday (10am):
BAMkids Film Festival
Feb 5, Sunday (12pm):
BAMkids Film Festival

Previous Screenings

April 16, Saturday (12pm):
REDCAT International Children's Film Festival
April 3, Sunday (12pm):
REDCAT International Children's Film Festival
April 1, Friday (6:30pm):
Visions Film Festival and Conference
Feb 6, Friday (11am):
Children's Film Festival Seattle
Jan 30, Sunday (1pm):
Children's Film Festival Seattle
Jan 28, Friday (3pm):
Children's Film Festival Seattle
Oct 25, Monday (11:45am):
Chicago International Children's Film Festival
Sep 24, Friday (7:30pm):
Newark Film Festival - Film Brothers' Festival of Shorts
Sep 4, Saturday (7:30pm):
2nd Annual AniMazing Spotlight's Weekend of Animated Shorts Festival
Aug 7, Saturday (11:45am):
San Diego International Children's Film Festival
Aug 1, Sunday (12pm):
San Diego International Children's Film Festival
Aug 1, Sunday (2:00pm and 6:40pm):
Animation Block Party
July 31-Aug 1, Sat-Sun (11:45am):
New Orleans International Children's Film Festival
Jul 19, Monday (5:15pm):
Indianapolis International Film Festival
Jul 17, Saturday (1:00pm):
Indianapolis International Film Festival
Jun 5, Saturday (10:30am):
Tribeca Cinemas Kids Club - Tribeca Film Festival
May 8-9, Sat-Sun (2:30pm):
Womanimation! Film Festival
Apr 11, Sunday (5:30 pm):
First Run Film Festival
Apr 10-11, Sat-Sun (all day):
Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose
Apr 3, Saturday (11:45 am):
San Francisco International Children's Film Festival
Feb 26, Friday (7:00pm):
Fusion Film Festival

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