Animating Place into Character


Through the medium of animation, this panel explores the creative process and tools for geo-specific settings that serve as character in story—from something large and abstract like a “nation” to something detailed like a neighborhood or building structure. How does a place become a character? What are the political and cultural implications of foregrounding place? Join us in a thoughtful discussion with filmmakers who animate place into character. 



Maral MohammadianProducer, National Film Board of Canada Animation Studio


Shabnam RezaeiCo-Founder, Big Bad Boo Studios

Ann Marie FlemingFilmmaker, Sleepy Dog Films

Ananya Ohri Producer and Writer

Fiona Raye Clarke Writer, Creator and Producer

13 Nov, 2021 4:30 pm


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