Three Poems by Angie Trudell Vasquez
Lindbergh Art Department (Madison, WI)
3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students at Lindbergh Elementary School in Madison, WI create animated interpretations of works by Madison's Poet Laureate, Angie Trudell Vasquez.
In Which You Are Sculpted
Kayla Richardson, Cat Vintimilla, Kalum Carroll, Jz Hullet, Darrian Looney, Cara Milliorn, Charley Rosenberg, Nadine Waters (Interlochen, Michigan)
An animated poem on questioning identity. Created by students at Interlochen Center for the Arts. Ages range 15-18.
SCUOLA MOHOLE (Italy)
Students Involved: Iacopo Andreini - Fabrizia Bertino - Lara Comincini - Valentina Ferrari - Manuela Foiada - Giulia Giacomel - Luca Marangoni - Gianmarco Portesani - Alice Vergani
In a nursery school, Sarah and Tommy compete for the last remaining piece of the construction set. Who will be able to catch it first?
This short is dedicated to the art of animation, all its styles, and in particular to Bruno Bozzetto who paved the way for generations of artists.
Divya Hazarika (India)
A non-binary child who is affected by their surrounding has had enough battling their inner depression and wants to end their life, only to realize at the last moment what is the thing they most craved for.
Director: Ekaterina Ulyanova (Russian Federation)
There is Exactly Enough Time
Oskar Salomonowitz (Vienna, Austria)
The 12-year-old son of filmmakers Anja Salomonowitz and Virgil Widrich, had drawn 206 frames of a flip book when he died in an accident. Using the remaining blank sheets, his father continued drawing the film.
Mack Edward Martin (Edina, MN)
A short film reflecting on the life of all of us as we grow up and have to one day leave everything we have ever known in order to reach for our future.
Being Mr. Vicchiollo
Sarah Vicchiollo (Greenville, WI)
Payton Kosiorek (Eagan, MN)
The Culvers in Menomiee Wisconsin was rated one of the best in the Region. I took a deep dive into what makes it so special.
Food, Family, and Hustle
Cole Finn (Mondovi, WI)
Harley and his wife Robby have been working together to run a family restaurant in Mondovi, Wisconsin for nearly fifteen years. The days are demanding due to understaffing in a small town, so the couple must rely on each other to make a living, from open to close.
Delaney Hoffman (Menomonie, WI)
Grace Sutherland (Baltimore, MD)
A girl questioning her religious beliefs experiences the complexities of returning to her childhood church.
Sophia Winters (Zionsville, IN)
A group of associates meet to finalize a high-stakes business deal that will lead to the end for one of them, but which one will be finished? Game Plan is a story that explores the dynamics between friendship and business as well as perceptions of power and control.
Cole Finn (Mondovi, WI)
Reed Theship-Rosales (Menomonie, WI)
A fashion video sequence starring Molly Siedlecki.
Sydney Schmidt (Menomonie, WI)
Parker Cmeyla (Menomonie, WI)
Carlos Lerma (Chicago, IL)
An immigrant young man prepares his apartment for his mother's birthday. However the "party" is a lonely video-call because his entire family is a country away.
Sara Nyhus, Delaney Hoffman (Roberts, WI)
In a post-apocalyptic world, a man struggles to protect a girl from the truth of how he killed her mother.