Heidi Kumao‘s film, “Swallowed Whole”, will be screened at the Atlanta Film Festival, March 20 – 29, 2015 and the Tricky Women International Animation Film Festival in Vienna, March 11 – 15, 2015.
The Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) is an Academy Award qualifying, international film festival held in Atlanta, Georgia. Started in 1976 and occurring every Spring, the festival shows a diverse range of independent, international, animated, documentary, and short films selected from 3000+ submissions from all over the world. films.
Tricky Women is the only animation film festival which focuses on animations made by women. Each year in Vienna, for five days in March the festival presents film classics as well as contemporary productions which give an overview about the latest trends and developments. The organization also published the book, “Tricky Women. AnimationsFilmKunst von Frauen / Women in Animation” in 2011. It explores animation studies and the history of animation with an emphasis on women filmmakers.