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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 2017 festival, the 9th edition, took place Saturday, July 8th at AS220 in Providence, RI.

Thanks to all our enthusiastic audiences, the staff at AS220, and of course our participating filmmakers for making the festival a great success!

And thanks to John Santos and Mumma's Real Lemonade for their help with the reception.

You can continue to follow the Facebook event page here, or read more on the festival here.


Belgium Laurel       Hungary Laurel

We have counted and recounted the ballots, and this year's Audience Award winner is Catherine, directed by Britt Raes from Belgium.

WireLess and Le Chant des Grenouilles (Frogs' Song) were tied for runner-up.

WireLess, by Hungarian womanimator Szandra Pataki, also won the Visual Vanguard award for visual innovation in storytelling.

Award winners will be receiving custom awards created by previous Womanimation! award winners.

Festival Films

Having received hundreds of submissions, we selected a dozen films to screen in the festival.

Filmmakers hailed from ten countries throughout Europe and Asia, and nine of the films made their US premiere, including one international premiere.

Click here for a list of this year's festival films.

Festival "Herstory"

To find out more on the previous eight festivals, click here.


WUMD in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, a non-commercial radio station with a 42-year broadcasting history, ended its on-air presence on June 26th.

UMass Dartmouth administration sold their frequency to Rhode Island Public Radio (RIPR). This removes one of few independent sources for music and news broadcasting in the area.

WUMD continues in internet-only format at wumd.rocks.

MergingArts recently produced an episode for the Sprouts syndicated radio program. Click here to listen to The Tenuous Future of Grassroots Radio.

World Music Charts

Click here for the latest MergingArts Radio charts

from djmadameb on WUMD, WZBC, and WRIU.

DJMadameB On Air

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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:

Dotty Kultys and Aliona Baranova - Womanimation! 2017 Participants

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Womanimation! Audience Award 2017


A custom creation by Lori Malépart-Traversy

Womanimation! Visual Vanguard 2017


A custom creation by Cypria Donato