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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.

Check out the unique custom award created by filmmaker Eliška Chytková for our Visual Vanguard award.

Click here to find out more on the award winners, or for a detailed list of festival films, click here.

Click here for more details on this year's festival generally.

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

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.

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 10th edition of the festival takes place in November 2016 in Providence, RI and another location TBA.

Submissions for this year's festival will be accepted beginning in September.

The 9th edition of the festival took place in Providence, RI and Worcester, MA, presenting 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:

Walter Fasano - Italian Film Editor - Mother of Tears, I Am Love, Unlikely Revolutionaries, Bertolucci on Bertolucci, A Bigger Splash, Call Me by Your Name

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Womanimation! Audience Award 2016


A custom creation by Maryam Farahzadi