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Vicky Xingyu Gu, MFA 2022
A film that identifies the patterns that exist in the macro and micro systems around us.
Anim'est - International Anmyimation Film Festival, Bucharest; Supernova, Director's Choice
Ankita Panda, MFA 2020
A man encounters the goddess of the wind inside a deadly storm.
Encounters Film Festival; LA Shorts International Film Festival.
Chun Chun Chang, MFA 2020
A young boy gets one last chance to say good-bye to Carrie Fisher.
National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY); Bend Film Festival; Taiwanese American Film Festival; KCET Fine Cut Semifinalist
Tiffany Lin, Animation Minor 2020
An uninvited duck becomes a man's pet peeve as he searches for ways to shut it the duck up.
Experience a personal, immersive film that explores the connections between the narrator's childhood, memories and home. (VR project)
(LAFA) Los Angeles Film Awards — Best Virtual Reality
Bob Yong, MFA 2020
Cal and his friend Grace traverse through Cal's memories to figure out why he had a falling out with his old best friend. By looking through the past, they hope to fix the present.
Fine Cut Festival of Films - Finalist; Austin Film Festival; Progeny Short Film Festival - Audience Award; Spark Animation Festival; Independent Shorts Awards - Bronze Award; Venice Shorts; Indie Short Fest (Los Angeles)
Collin Schuster, BA 2020
A race of shapeshifting aliens must work together to defeat their larger, stronger predator.
Matthew Buxbaum, BA 2022
When a teenage cockroach discovers dancing, an activity his government has deemed illegal, he must decide between the life he knows and his newfound passion.
Supernova, Art All Night: Trenton
Coby Palivathukal, MFA 2022
How I felt at that moment.
Ruoyu Wen, MFA 2022
Vicky (Xingyu) Gu explains the complexities of being immersed in a new culture and learning to communicate in another language.
Supernova Digital Animation Festival; Montana Film Festival; Factual Animation Festival; Panama Animation Festival
Eli Ayres, Shelby Chan, Yuyuan Chen, Georgina Chiou, Lexie Chu, Thomas Edgar-McNerney, Vicky Xingyu Gu, Lucy Hirschfeld, Tia Kemp, Mariam Khayat, Ruike Pan, Julianna Pantoja, Nia Sallie, Jose Guadalupe Sanchez III, Sonya Yang
An obsolete stage performer's route to success is filled with love, loss and a dummy.
A bear orders too much pizza.
First-Time Filmmaker Sessions; Big Cartoon Festival
David Amberg, MFA 2021
A tired woman goes to a mattress store where she finds beds, sheets, and human-like pillows.
Parker Chatham, MFA 2022
Jarrod Chatham, MFA 2022
What happens when a wild turkey flies into a town with old timers hanging out on the street.
Finalist at European Cinematography AWARDS (ECA); International Student Animated Film Animafantasia Festival; Dublin Animation Festival; Palm Springs Intl. Animation Festival
Yoo Lee, MFA 2022
Eight-year-old Jackie is determined to protect her newest pet, a tiny turtle named Lucy, even if it means chasing down the Hollow Monster.
Student Academy Award Semi-finalist; Best Animation for Kids, Animation Block Party, @Animation Magazine; Outstanding Animation, Tallgrass Film Festival; Best Student Film, Lady Filmmakers Film Festival; SPARK Animation Official Selection; Hollyshorts Monthly Selection
Catherine Chen, BA 2020
A story about two delivery men competing to deliver the last order of the day.
Lift-off Global Network; Montreal Independent Film Festival; Moving Parts Film Festival; New York Movie Awards; Toronto Film Channel Festival
Cheng Guo, MFA 2020
My mind went wild.
Vicky Xingyu Gu, MFA 2022
“Metamorphosis” reflects concerns about human memory of lost time.
Telluride Film Festival 2020 Student Prints; Encounters Film Festival; Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival Semi-Finalist; The Montreal International Animation Film Festival Official selection.
Xi Wang, MFA 2020
What marshmallows do when they are relaxing.
First-Time Filmmaker Sessions; The Lift-Off Sessions; FLICKFAIR; Here Kyiv Short Fest.
Clara (Yun-Cheng) Chou, MFA 2022
A female clone gradually raises her self-awareness that she is an experiment.
Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival Semi-Finalist; California Women's Film Festival.
Xiaotong Wen, MFA 2020
AI judgement causes a period of introspection.
Telluride; AFI Fest; Raindance; BITBANG; Aesthetica; POFF
Mitch McGlocklin, MFA 2020
A VR game trailer.
Rui Huang, MFA 2021
A woman obsessed with crystals will do anything to add to her collection.
A young woman enters her subconscious to examine a former friendship and find a way to reconnect with a lost friend.
Ontario International Animation Festival; Screen It! 2020 Award Winner; Coney Island Film Festival; Miami Short Film Festival; St Louis Film Festival; Official Latino FF.
Gregory Garay, MFA 2020
An elderly Buddhist woman recalls a ritual from her past, undertaking a journey of duality expressed through her many identities.
Student Academy Awards - Gold in Alternative/Experimental Category; Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival; HollyShorts Film Festival; PÃ–FF Shorts; Montana Film Festival; Video Art & Experimental Film Festival.
Curry Sicong Tian, MFA 2020
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