Category Archives: Women, Men and Animation

Tricky Women Animation Festival: Films.

Tricky Women is Tricky because animation in German is Trickfilm. Puns are fun. The festival itself is also fun, based in a good looking, friendly town of Vienna. The festival is organized by a team of great women lead by Waltraud … Continue reading

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Women Film Festivals: Do We need Them?

Recently Ottawa International Animation Festival director and programmer Chris Robinson asked in a private Facebook message to 10 female animators what they felt about gender specific festivals. Namely – programs of films made only by women. It was a surprise … Continue reading

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Generation X: Where did we come from?

Few weeks ago I asked questions to my Team – Generation Y. Now the Generation Y strikes back with their own questions to me. Wendy Zhao, the project’s production manager, editor, compositor, art assistant and a, accomplished artist of her own … Continue reading

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The Man’s World.

(the “Generation Y. Interview 2” is coming next week) If there is such a thing as pure man’s world then my new studio is located in one. First, to get to the location you have to dodge enormous trucks hauling … Continue reading

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Meet the Team: Generation Y. Interview 1.

Making a feature film is a collaborative process. Even if you managed to write, direct, design, animate everything, you may not be able to do sound design, or compose a piece of music. It is more fun yet more chellenging … Continue reading

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On Love and Afterlove. Lasse’s Side of the Story.

Hi, this is not Signe, I am Lasse, Signes x-husband and I will write this piece with a heavy Swedish accent. Recently, here on this very spot, on 12 different posts, I have enjoyed reading my private memories from crucial … Continue reading

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On Love and Afterlove. Story 12.

  – Why didn’t you tell me? – I asked Lasse the same question 17 years later in New York at an animation event where he was the star of the night presenting his films and I was the designated … Continue reading

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