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A film that identifies the patterns that exist in the macro and micro systems around us.
A young boy gets one last chance to say good-bye to Carrie Fisher.
Experience a personal, immersive film that explores the connections between the narrator's childhood, memories and home. (VR project)
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.
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.
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
What happens when a wild turkey flies into a town with old timers hanging out on the street.
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.
“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
A female clone gradually raises her self-awareness that she is an experiment.
A young woman enters her subconscious to examine a former friendship and find a way to reconnect with a lost friend.
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