Aug 31, 2017
Womanimation! 2017 is an
international film festival featuring animated short film stories
directed by women and participants Katy
Wang and Elisa Talentino were interviewed.
Based in London, and with a background in Film Photography,
Illustration, and Animation, Katy is a recent graduate of
Kingston University with a first class degree in
Katy’s work includes the mini graphic novel Melon Boy, the book trailer Life and Fate, and the animation
piece, Mind the Gap.
Katy’s most recent project is the short film
Contact, a story of an astronaut
stranded on a remote planet searching for a human connection.
Contact is currently touring
festivals around the world.
Elisa works with graphic arts, screen printing,
illustration and animation. Her illustrations appear in books
and magazines, for clients as The New York Times, Goethe
Institut, and Mondadori.
Elisa has produced award-winning art books as well
as screen printings exhibited in several galleries in Italy and
Elisa's animation work includes the recent acclaimed
short film, Dandelion, merging traditional dance the bourrée
with local legends about the flower. Legend says that
lovers wish upon the dandelion and then blow the seeds to make their
wishes come true.