TORO @ Ottawa Animation Festival & Croq'Anime

one bit of belated news and one bit of new news! TORO has been selected for competition in the undergraduate student category in the Ottawa International Animation Festival in Canada. aww yissssss! the festival itself will be from September 17-21 and the program is up at their site so go check it out! the RISD school reel (including TORO and some other delicious animations) is in competition as well which is AWESOME

TORO has also been selected for international short films at Croq'Anime which will take place in Paris, France during September 10-14. their program is up for those who are curious! 

TORO @ FICMonterrey

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some more exciting news! TORO has been selected for official selection in the Monterrey Film Festival. it will be playing in the international short film division along with a cool mix of other animations and assorted live-action/documentary pieces. 

to preview this years roundup, check out their site: http://www.monterreyfilmfestival.com/official-selection/

the festival will be held from August 26-31 in Nuevo León, Mexico. i'm so glad to have it play in that part of the world! i cant wait to see how it will be received. (also as a sidenote: it did make me smile to see another bull-fighting related piece entitled “A Capa y Espada” in their student showcase. ehhehh)

TORO @ 2014 Fresh Film Fest

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i have just received news that my senior film TORO will be running for main competition in the 2014 Fresh Film Festival International Festival for First Features and Student Films.

v exciting!!!! this may mark its official premiere release!

the festival runs from Sept 17-21 and will be held in Prague, Czech Republic.for those interested there’s more info available on their site:

http://en.freshfilmfest.net/

here is to hoping audiences overseas will enjoy TORO as much as i enjoyed making it. to honor the occasion, i’ve updated my site to include a page for TORO with a trailer and some stills: check it out!