Family-friendly stories exploring loss, the power of shared connection, and finding your inner superhero.
On a beautiful, sunny day five year old Zizou fell to the ground and died when his heart suddenly stopped. In that moment of losing my son I was thrown into the cold reality of America’s complicated relationship with death. Through animation, "Death and Magic Castles" explores traditions of mourning and loss in different cultures and follows my quest to bring death and life closer together in a culture where mourning is taboo and the goal is to live forever.
While waiting for the bus, a spirited young girl-- to the disapproval of her grandma-- befriends a familiar-seeming stranger after bonding over a small gift.
Ethan’s Art-Venture is a short film about an autistic, illustrator who on his 9th birthday, is given a gift that allows him access to a powerful, imaginative, inner realm: a completely animated world. Every year, Ethan represents the school at the National Art Conference. However, this year there is a new, skillful artist competing who Ethan sees as a threat to his title as “best artist.” With determination to prove his artistic abilities, he is armed with only his trusty pencil to help him reclaim his prize.
When Andy must move to yet another foster home, his case worker helps him connect to his inner superhero.
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