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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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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 is scheduled to travel to Worcester, MA on November 13th and 14th, as well as again to Providence, RI on November 28th.

Final details on venues and times will be posted soon.


We are now accepting submissions for the 2015 festival!

Click here to read more on the submission process.

More on the Festival

You can learn more about about the festival concept and history by clicking here.

Last year's festival had 34 films from 19 countries, half live-action and half animation, in two distinct programs, with 23 US premieres.

Click here to read more.

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It's women ... It's animation ... It's Womanimation!

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

For 2015, we screened eight films from seven countries, several of which were US premieres. Click here to read more on the 2015 festival.

This year's audience award went to Munya in Me. Additionally, a Visual Vanguard prize was awarded to Carapace for visual innovation in storytelling.

Commissioned awards were created by Raquel Sancinetti (from Montreal) and Maryam Farahzadi (from Iran).

More on the Festival

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

World Music Charts

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

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Womanimation! Audience Award


A custom creation by Raquel Sancinetti

Womanimation! Visual Vanguard


A custom creation by Maryam Farahzadi

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:

Chris Teague - New York City based Cinematographer - Children of Invention, Obvious Child, Bob and the Trees, and People Places Things

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