Judy Kriger and mediaGarden Animation specialize in developing and producing animation and motion design for feature films, TV shows, commercials, and games. Her credits include: Antz, South Park, and Doughboy commercials and she is currently developing patient-centered interaction design and animation for iOS devices. Ms. Kriger also teaches introductory through advanced 3D animation and visual effects production courses to both undergrad and graduate film students.
With the development and accessibility of animation tools and techniques, filmmakers are blurring the boundaries between documentary filmmaking and animation.
Animated Realism presents animation techniques as they apply to the documentary genre with an inspirational behind-the-scenes look at award-winning animated documentaries.
Souvenir is a hand-drawn animated film which explores immigration from my grandparents' point-of-view and goes back and forth in time between past and present and memory and reality.
This film was funded in part by a grant from the Women In Film Foundation.
Total Run Time 3.5 minutes
Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival, Jerusalem, Israel
Ashkenazi Film Festival, Toronto, ON
RISD/Los Angeles Show
SUNY Faculty Show, Alfred, NY
Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival
Toronto Jewish Film Festival
San Diego Jewish Film Festival
Northwest Film and Video Center/ASIFA NW, Portland
Resonance International Animation Festival, Vermont
Florida Film Festival
Arts Alive Festival, Ottawa, ON
American Film Institute, Los Angeles Film Festival
Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles
Women in the Director's Chair, Chicago
International Festival of Films by Women Directors, Seattle, WA
CITY TV, Santa Monica, CA, broadcast
American Film Institute/Women In Film Festival, Los Angeles
New City Theatre, Seattle, WA
Sinking Creek Film Celebration, Nashville, TN, Cash Award
Athens International Film Festival, Finalist
Black Maria Film and Video Festival, Director's Choice Award
Women In Film Foundation Finishing Fund, Grant Recipient
The Torah is the central document in Judaism. How have the words of the Torah been kept alive over the years?
Write For Yourselves focuses on the process of creating a Torah scroll so that its words are accurately preserved from generation to generation.
This project features interviews with Reform and Orthodox scribes, including the first woman known to ever write a Torah.
2008, Director, Co-Writer
Total Run Time 50 minutes
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