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Women ... Animation ... Womanimation!


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

The 2018 Womanimation! festival, the tenth edition, takes place at the Amazing Things Arts Center in Framingham, Massachusetts on Saturday, June 30th.

Now Accepting Submissions

We are seeking talented women animators from around the world to highlight their work in our festival. There is no fee to submit your film!

To read details on the submission requirements and fill out a form to submit your film, click here.

Festival "Herstory"

On Saturday, March 17th, a special MassArt Encore Edition of the festival took place at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

Ten films from the 2017 festival screened, along with the two 2016 award-winning films.

Read more on the 2017 festival here.

To find out more on previous festivals, click here.

MergingArts Radio - New Day and Times


DJ Madame B's signature show Transworld Airwaves has moved!

Tune into WZBC, 90.3 FM in Boston, Wednesdays from 9:30 - 11:00 pm.

Spoiler Alert Radio will precede the show, airing at 9:00 pm, and of course, still podcasting at spoileralertradio.com.

The 11th Annual Short Short Story Film Festival

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Short Short Story Film Festival

The 11th edition of the Short Short Story Film Festival took place at AS220's 95 Empire in Providence, Rhode Island, on Saturday, November 25th.

Thanks to all our enthusiastic audiences, jury members, and of course our participating filmmakers for making the festival a great success!


Congratulations to our Award winners! Click here for a list of awards.

In a first for the festival, for both programs, the jury and the audience selected the same films as their favorites.

For the Heartsrings program, the winner was Laymun, by Catherine Prowse and Hannah Quinn, and for the Headtrip program, the jury and audience selected Fiaskó, by Szabolcs Nagy.

More Awards

Additionally, two "Directors Awards" recognized films with unique approaches that also won acclaim from audiences and jury.

Ces p’tites heures won the Petit Prose award for excellence in the execution of short narrative, and Muteum won the Mind's Eye award for the art of visual storytelling.

All award winners receive commissioned custom art objects created by past festival participants.

More On The Festival

Click here for more on the 2017 festival.

To learn more about the festival concept and history, click here.

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SSSFF 2017 Heartstrings Audience Award

SF 17 Heartstrings Audience

A custom creation by Anna Kadykova

SSSFF 2017 Petit Prose Award

SF 17 Petit Prose Award

A custom creation by Aline Quertain

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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:

Keith Fraase - Film Editor - Tree of Life, To The Wonder, Knight of Cups, Song to Song, Long Strange Trip, and Chappaquiddick

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SSSFF 2017 Headtrip Jury Award

SF 17 Headtrip Jury

A custom creation by Sander Dufourmont

SSSFF 2017 Headtrip Audience Award

SF 17 Headtrip Audience

A custom creation by Sander Dufourmont

SSSFF 2017 Headtrip Jury Award

SF 17 Mind's Eye

A custom creation by Bernhard Wenger