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MergingArts Productions produces cultural events and radio programming related to music and visual arts, reaching out to communities both locally and globally.

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Women ... Animation ... Womanimation!

Womanimation! is a festival showcasing acclaimed animated short film stories created by women from around the world.

It's A Wrap!

The 2016 festival, the 8th edition, took place Saturday, June 25th at AS220 in Providence, RI, USA.

Thanks to all who came out and made it one of our most successful ever! Stay tuned for more festival news...

Click here to find out more details on this year's festival.

You can also read about the festival in the Motif Magazine and Providence Monthly.



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The awards results are in! Click here to find out more.

Festival Films

Thank you to all our filmmakers and distributors for submitting hundreds of great animated shorts for consideration.

Click here for a deatiled list of festival films.

More on the Festival

For 2016, we screened eleven films from nine countries, from Europe, North America, and the Middle East.

Several hundred submissions were received from more than sixty countries around the world.

All films are New England premieres, with several US premieres and even world premieres.

To find out more on the "herstory" of previous festivals, click here.

Spoiler Alert Radio

Award-winning Interviewees

Check out a sample of recent Spoiler Alert Radio interviewees who have won industry acclaim. New interviews every week!

Mad Max (Best Production Design - Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA)

Son of Saul (Oscar & Golden Globe winner, foreign language film)

Anomalisa (Best Animated Film - Golden Globe win, Oscar nom.)

Room (Best Film - Golden Globe and Oscar nominated)

Short Short Story Film Festival


The Short Short Story Film Festival is a competitive international festival of films that tell a story in under six minutes.

The 9th edition of the Short Short Story Film Festival took place in November 2015, in Providence, RI and Worcester, MA.

The 2015 festival presented two programs of about 80 minutes each, with 35 total films screening.

Click here for more details on the 2015 festival screenings, or learn more about the festival concept and history here.

World Music Charts

For the latest MergingArts Radio charts from Transworld Airwaves, Flexsphere, and World Wide Waves, click here.

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Spoiler Alert Radio

A weekly broadcast and podcast featuring conversations on the craft of filmmaking.

For more information about the program, click here.

This week's episode:

Jakob Ihre - Swedish Cinematographer - Oslo, August 31st, Lola Versus, Quitters, The End of the Tour, Louder Than Bombs

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SSSFF '15 Awards

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