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Hamsa

Director:
Daniela Dwek
Maya Mendonca
Chrissy Baek
Country:
United States
year: 2020
Running Time:
4:27
Technique:
3D computer
Category:
Short film [up to 10 min]
Producer:
Daniela Dwek
Distributor:
SVA Computer Art
The program:

Synopsis

A young Israeli girl is oblivious to the historical conflict she lives in. On a trip to the market, her mother reinforces her fear of “the other”. However, when chaos strikes she finds that the people she was once afraid of are not so bad.

Director's BIO

Daniela Dwek is senior 3D Character Generalist, in the BFA Computer Art Department. She loves to learn languages and read up about different cultures, as she has a very diverse background herself. Very active in her department, she was a Lab Assistant and Equipment Specialist for two years as well a student co-lead for the Women in Animation Chapter at SVA. Daniela also joined the MARS club at SVA, where she held workshops and mentored her fellow students.
Chrissy Baek: I am a CG Artist focused in Modeling, Set Dressing, Look-dev, Lighting, and Compositing. Also I worked as a Lab assistant in SVA and was a co-lead of Women in Animation SVA Chapter, which has been a great experience to be closer with the community.
Hello all! I’m Maya Mendonca and I live in Brooklyn, NY with my family. I specialize in 3D character animation and I love to bring sincerity in characters throughout each pose, moment and story.

Contacts

ddemaglie@sva.edu