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Aug 10, 2017

We interviewed with two audience award winners in the Womanimation! film festival, an international film festival highlighting animated film stories, created by women.

Our first guest was Britt Raes, from Belgium, whose latest film is Catherine, winner of the audience award for Womanimation! 2017.

Britt loves drawing and telling stories, working in animation and collaborating in graphic design. She is currently developing an animated series about pets and writing a children’s book.

Catherine has won jury awards, audience awards, and press awards around the world, and played in Belgium for the month of August in theaters with the Turkish documentary feature film Kedi

We also spoke with Lori Malepart-Traversy, from Montreal, Canada, director of Le Clitoris, winner of the audience award for Womanimation! 2016

A native of Montreal, Canada, Lori holds both a BFA in Film Animation and a BFA in Studio Arts from Concordia University.  Her expertise lies in animated documentary filmmaking, a tool she uses to tell stories, give meaning, and provoke reactions. Lori’s animated short film work includes Extra champignons, Sparky Ketchup and most recently, Le Clitoris

Le Clitoris has toured festivals around the world including Annecy and has been featured in online venues such as Short of the Week and CB Fest, a new series of short film premieres from Cartoon Brew.  

Additionally, Lori was commissioned make the Womanimation! 2017 Audience Award for Britt Raes for Catherine, a standing clitoris art object inspired by Le Clitoris.