Womanimation! 2022 Films

2019 Visual Vanguard Award

Introduction to Epilogue

Dir. Indra Sproģe (Riga, Latvia)

A colorful, allegorical film about the fear of death. Life always ends in death, and the end is always a new beginning.

9 min, Stop-motion plasticine with 2D hand-drawn

2018 Audience Award

Чик-Чирик (Tweet-Tweet)

Dir. Zhanna Bekmambetova (Moscow, Russia)

A fearless and light-hearted sparrow accompanies a woman through her life on a tightrope.

11 min, 3D

2018 Visual Vanguard Award

Nachtstück (Nocturne)

Dir. Anne Breymann (Berlin, Germany)

At night the forest creatures gather to gamble, putting their innermost at stake.

5 min, Stop Motion

2022 Audience Award Winner

2017 Audience Award


Dir. Britt Raes (Gand, Belgium)

Catherine showers love on pets, especially cats. As she grows up, she can not connect with other people, yet her affection for her animals sometimes has unfortunate consequences.

11 min, 2D computer

2017 Visual Vanguard Award


Dir. Szandra Pataki (Budapest, Hungary)

Made of an infinite steel wire, the inhabitants of a strange world survive through unusual interactions and connections.

7 min, stop-motion

2016 Audience Award

Le clitoris

Dir. Lori Malépart-Traversy (Montreal, Canada)

A humorous and instructive animated documentary delving into the unknown history of the only organ in the human body dedicated exclusively for pleasure: the clitoris!

3 min, 2D

2016 Visual Vanguard Award


Dir. Cypria Donato (Brussels, Belgium)

A voyage through the complex sensations experienced by six female characters in their daily life as prostitutes, and the ways their bodies are involved and exposed.

5 min, Digital 2D

2014 Audience Award


Dir. Alexandra Hetmerová (Kromeríž,Vážany, Czech Republic)

Legendary characters from Greek mythology live their lives and solve their problems in today´s world.

12 min, 2D computer

Womanimation! Jury Award 2024


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Womanimation! Audience Award 2024


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A terrific write-up and summary of the festival from the New Haven Independent.

A featured event and another event highlight in the CT Patch.

A recommendation from the CT Tourist Office and the CT Insider.

A listing for the 2023 Encore Edition from WBUR Radio, and the Boston Patch.

Also mentions from MassArt on their website and facebook.

An article highlighting the 2023 festival from the
CT Insider, along with another listing here.

A detailed article from Patch.com.

Selected as a Coming Attraction by Boston's Arts Fuse.

A terrific article on the 2019 festival in the Providence Journal.

Another article in the RI Motif Magazine.

A recommendation from Boston's WBUR ARTery.

A great Motif article on the 2017 festival, along with a mention of the 2018 festival in the Boston Globe.

An interview with festival organizers from 2016 in Motif Magazine.

Another writeup on the 2016 festival in the Providence Monthly.

Motif Magazine also discussed the 2015 festival.

Read about the 2014 festival in the Providence Phoenix and Journal.

Read about the 2013 festival in the Providence Monthly and Journal.

The 2013 festival was a Providence Phoenix Editor's Pick.

Read recommendations for the 2012 festival in the Boston Phoenix and Weekly Dig.

The 2011 festival was covered in the Providence Journal and Phoenix.

Read a detailed interview on the 2010 festival in the Boston Globe.