“Happy & Gay” will have a side screening through a partnership of the ZINEBI Festival in Bilbao, Spain, with La Asociación de Mujeres de Urdaibai KUKUBEDARRA (kukubedarra.blogspot.com). Kukubedarra is screening works by women which are appearing in the ZINEBI56 competition. The Urdaibai area of the Basque Country looks lovely in online pictures!
“Happy & Gay” will be in competition at the Image+Nation Film Festival in Montreal, Canada. The festival runs Nov 20-30.
“Happy & Gay” has won two awards at the 2014 Atlanta Out On Film Festival! It received both the Jury Award and Audience Award for the Animation category. These are the two awards available at the festival. Thanks, Atlanta!
Excited to announce that “Happy & Gay” will be in the Holebi Queer Film Festival in Leuven, Belgium. It’s one of three shorts in Competition at Opening Night, Wedn., Nov 5, 2014 at 7:30pm, in running for the Grand Prize of the festival. Exciting!
Happy & Gay is in competition and short-listed for Best Human Rights film at the Derechos Humanos y Cine Venzuela. If anything at all, that’s a wonderful confirmation all in itself. My film’s intentions are to address how homosexuality has been ostracized and defined by a larger majority.
Happy & Gay will be in competition at ZINEBI56, Bilbao’s Int’l Fest of Doc and Shorts! yay!
Happy & Gay will be in competition in Serbia at the The Merlinka Internal Queer Film Festival. this coming December 11-15. Also, it’s been short-listed for their Dorothy’s Slipper Award for Best Short Film! (Merlinka FB page) Thank you for the opportunity!
“Happy & Gay” is beginning to have festival responses come in, finally! (It takes a few months to hear back, at a minimum.) Happy to say that the film will be at Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival (Canada), Anim’Est Int’l Film Festival (Bucharest, Romania), and Siggraph Asia 2014/Animation Theatre Program (Shenzen, China). Very excited!
LeeG at AdamMaleBlog makes the first blog post about my new film. Thanks Lee! @AdamMale #animation #LGBT