Tess Martin | 4 min | USA | Netherlands | 2017

Based on Percy Shelley’s unfinished poem “The Dirge”, Ginevra depicts a migration and transformation of a different sort, that of the soul after death. As her distraught mother of a murdered young women looks on, she learns that life after death involves a transition she never could have imagined.

7:00 PM | Saturday, October 14, 2017
National Sawdust
80 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249

Director | Tess Martin
Producer | Max Rothman
Composer & Sound Designer | eremy Lloyd-Styles
Narrator | Alexana Ryer

Tess Martin is an independent animator who works with cut-outs, ink, paint, sand or objects. Her most recent award-winning film is The Lost Mariner, an animated interpretation of an Oliver Sacks case study, and her short film Ginevra, based on a Percy Shelley poem, will be in festivals in 2017. Her films have displayed at galleries and festivals worldwide. In addition to her personal and commissioned work, Tess is also passionate about animation community. She has run and moderated the monthly Manifest Animation Show & Tell events in Rotterdam since October 2014 and she is the founder of Haptic Animation Amplifier, a small non-profit that archives & distributes animation from the Pacific Northwest of the USA and offers resources for animators worldwide. She writes about the world of independent animation for Cartoon Brew and other publications and lectures occasionally at universities in the Unites States and the Netherlands.