RISD dominating animation festival

RISD is dominating the Ottawa International Animation Festival this year! The RISD presence at the festival is impressive. The Ottawa festival is highly selective; they received 2,033 entries from 70 countries, and selected 101 short films, 5 features and 71 showcase films. RISD-related films comprise roughly 10% of the work chosen worldwide.

In competition:

The RISD school reel, a curated collection of films made by juniors and seniors, has been accepted into competition! This reel includes works by the following students:
Brent Sievers, Jordan Wong, Koji Yamamoto, Lynn Kim, Simeon Kondev, Taylor Beldy, Christian Larrave, Leslie Tanaka, Annie Zhao, Joanna Lin.

Senior DPs:
Lynn Kim’s film, “Toro”
Brent Siever’s film, “The Divide”

Junior project:
Christian Larrave’s film, “Lesley the Pony Has an A+ Day!”

Gina Kamentsky’s film, “Jiro Visits the Dentist”
Caleb Wood’s (FAV alum) films, “Totem” and “Yield”

FAV alum, Michael Langan, has a music video in competition:
Michael Langan’s music video, “Hundred Waters ‘Cavity’”

FAV alum, Sheila Sofian, has a feature in competition:
Sheila Sofian’s film, “Truth Has Fallen”

Christy Karacas, for TV series, “Super Jail”
Dan Abdo and Jason Patterson, for promotional for Oreo “Hockey Dream”

In the non-competitive showcase:
Simeon Kondev’s film, “Ladies’ Night”
Caleb Wood’s (FAV alum) film, “Goodbye Rabbit, Hop Hop”
Leah Shore’s (FAV alum) film “Happy Holidays!”

Former faculty member, Lorelei Pepi, has her film in the Showcase:
Lorelei Pepi’s film, “Happy and Gay”

Film / Animation / Video, Lorelei Pepi, Ottawa International Animation Festival

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