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Come Play With Me: Festivals and Awards

Look at your calendar. If you don’t have any chores or homework, come play with me! Here’s where I’ll be…

Fano International Film Festival, Fano, Italy, October 2002, SPECIAL JURY PRIZE

Sacramento Film & Music Festival, Sacramento, CA, October 2002

Shorts Welcome Film Festival, Munich, Germany, October-December 2002

Search for Common Ground Film Festival, Washington, DC, November 2002

Singapore Shorts Film Festival, Singapore, November 2002

Euroshorts 2002, Warsaw, Poland, November 2002

10º Festival Internacional Chileno del Cortometraje, Santiago, Chile, Novermber 2002

Festival of Festivals, Palm Springs, CA, November 2002

Tiscali Advent Calendar of Films, Munich, Germany, December 2002

DV Expo/LA, Los Angeles, CA, December 2002 (special guest of Canon USA!)

Common Ground Film Festival, Nova University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, December 2002

Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Santa Barbara, CA, December 2002

The Hothouse, Chicago, IL, January 2003

The Director's View Film Festival, Norwalk, CT, February 2003

Animac Menu, Lleida, Spain, February 2003

Euroshorts Tour, 13 cities in Poland, February & March 2003

Tango TV, Luxembourg, March 2003

NewFilmmakers @ Cinespace, Los Angeles, CA, March 2003

Ashland Independent Film Festival, Ashland, OR, April 2003

Ithaca College, Film Series on Conflict Resolution, Ithaca, NY, April 2003

Festival Internacional de Biarritz, Biarritz, France, April 2003, SPECIAL JURY PRIZE

International Family Film Festival, Valencia, CA, April & May 2003

DuPage Co. League of Women Voters’ Gala, Wheaton, IL, May 2003

Dahlonega International Film Festival, Dahlonega (Atlanta), GA, June 2003

Tiscali Broadband Channel, Munich, Germany, July 2003

Reel Venus Film Festival, New York City, NY, July 2003

Kinder Film Festival, Tokyo, Japan, August 2003, GRAND PRIX FOR ANIMATION

Artifestival, Salerno, Italy, August 2003

SciTrek (science museum), Atlanta, GA, August 2003

Massimo Troisi Memorial Film Festival, Milan, Italy, September 2003

Downstream Film Festival, Decatur, GA, Sept. 2003, BEST DIGITAL ANIMATION

Sidwell Friends School, Washington, DC, September 2003

Aeroflot, in-flight entertainment (First Class cabins), Germany/Russia 10-12/2003

Kids FIRST! Film Fest, Wilmington, DE, October 2003

Int’l Film & Video Festival for Children & Young Adults, Tehran, Iran, October 2003

San Francisco World Film Fest, San Francisco, CA, October 2003


Kids FIRST! Film Fest, Fort Wayne, IN, November 2003

Izmir Kisa Film Festival, Izmir, Turkey, November 2003

Jerusalem Film Series for Common Ground, Jerusalem, Israel, November 2003

Kids FIRST! Film Fests in Santa Fe & Albuquerque, NM; New York City; Nashville, TN; Santa Barbara, San Jose and San Francisco, CA; Austin, TX; St. Thomas, St. Croix (US Virgin Islands); Tampa, FL, January-March 2004

StarzFilmCenter Cinema, Denver, CO, February 2004

Sentierocorto in Comics, Milan, Italy, February 2004

Mostra Internacional de Animacion, Lleida, Spain, February 2004

Children's Museum of Richmond, Virginia, March-September 2004

Gertrude Salzer Gordon Children's Museum, La Crosse, WI, March 2004

Kids FIRST! Film Fests in Washington, DC & Los Angeles, CA, April 2004


"Arts Central" program, MediaCorp TV12, Singapore, May 2004-May 2006


Kids FIRST! Film Fests in Houston & Dallas, TX, May 2004


Explora Science & Children’s Museum, Albuquerque, NM, May-September 2004


Rural Media Arts & Education Project, Mariposa, CA, May-September 2004


The Coolidge Theatre, Boston, MA, June 2004


Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA, June 2004


Kidflix Film Fest, St. Petersburg, FL, June 2004


Divercine 2004, Montevideo, Uruguay, July 2004, CHILDREN’S AUDIENCE AWARD


Northwest Film Festivals at the Kiggins Theatre, Vancouver, WA, August 2004


Istanbul International Children’s Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2004


St. Paul’s College, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, October 2004


West Chester Film Festival, West Chester, PA, October 2004


Mount San Jacinto Art Gallery, San Jacinto, CA, October 2004


Louisiana Children’s Museum, New Orleans, LA, November 2004


Istanbul International Children’s Film Festival (touring), Mersin, Turkey, February 2005


East Lansing Children's Film Festival, East Lansing, MI, February & March 2005


Reel Women’s International Film Festival at Raleigh Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 2005, SPECIAL JURY PRIZE


Istanbul International Children’s Film Festival (touring), Adana, Turkey, March 2005


Ashland Independent Children's Film Festival, Ashland, OR, March-April 2005


Tela Viva Movel Expo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, April 2005


Istanbul International Children’s Film Festival (touring), Izmir, Turkey, April 2005


ELCFF Mini-Festival, Michigan Theatre, Jackson, MI, April 2005


Finger Paint Productions’ Screening, Gympie, Australia, July 2005


Indie Film Café, UPN-TV, Detroit, MI, July 2005


New Screen TV, Orlando, FL, August 2005


Rehoboth Beach Film Society, Rehoboth Beach, DE, November 2005-on-going


Children’s Film Festival, Saugatuck, MI, November 2005


NewFilmmakers, Angelika Film Center, NYC, November 2005


Anchorage Int’l Film Festival, Anchorage, AK, December 2005


New Screen TV, Houston, TX, January-March 2006


Sousse International Festival for Children and Youth, Sousse, Tunisia, March 2006


MediaWoman Film Festival, UGC Cinemas, Rome/Turin/Rimini, Italy, March 2006


New Screen TV, Dallas, TX, March-June 2006

World Performing Arts Festival, Lahore, Pakistan, November 2006


Rwanda Film Festival, Kigali, Rwanda, March 2007


Cobden Club, Portobello Film Fest Press Party, London, U.K., April 2007


Malta Arts Festival, Rabat, Malta, May 2007

Jump Cuts Family Film Festival, Victoria, BC, Canada, June 2007

Portobello Film Festival, London, UK, August 2007, part of Dawn Westlake retrospective, nominee for Best Animation


Silver Wave Film Festival, Fredericton, NB, Canada, November 2007


Reel Women Animation Festival, Los Angeles, CA, March 2008 (sponsored by Nickelodeon)


Open Cinema Film Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia, August 2008













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