Tag Archives: Women

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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Hard Data Vs. Soft Data of a Kickstarter campaign.

In Digital Age it’s seductive to reduce people to numbers, as it makes hard data easily available. – My video has been viewed 41,374 times on YouTube! – My blog had 52,937 visitors last year! – I have 1,237 friends … Continue reading

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Depression Question: Ivey.

Animators are an interesting breed – on one hand we are artists (we create something out of nothing, we draw, we color) but on the other hand in order to succeed we have to have a personality of an accountant … Continue reading

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Depression Question: What do you do?

Thank you for submitting your questions about depression. We selected the 3 of them that had a common theme. The other 3 we’ll reply in the next episode. Please, note, by “we” I mean me and Wendy, who videotapes the … Continue reading

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Messaging Universe.

Friday, April 13th was full of unexpected gifts if you consider a question mark as a gift. First, of course, we had the deadline to meet. In fact, it was met the night before, April 12th at 10 PM when … 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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