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Howie Shia

Canada / Website

Biography

Howie is a Toronto & New York-based illustrator, writer and animation director & producer. He is co-founder of the music/design/animation studio PPF House which produces both independent work and commercial products for clients as varied as Nike, The National Film Board of Canada, Disney and UN-Habitat. Howie's short films have won several awards around the world including the Grand Prix at the 2007 Tokyo Anime Fair, and he is currently developing Television series with Disney and Disney XD Europe. “Gods & Greens,” a collection of comic strips about ancient mythology and food (co-created with Lillian Chan) was recently published by Animator Made Publishing in Los Angeles.


Filmography:
Peggy Baker Four Phrases (5', Canada, 2009)
Flutter (7', Canada, 2006)

Peggy Baker: Four Phrases

Peggy Baker: Four Phrases

Peggy Baker: Four Phrases (Orig.) / 2009 / Canada / 5 min

Built around an intimate interview with the acclaimed Canadian dancer and choreographer, Peggy Baker Four Phrases is an artful animation and documentary hybrid that travels through a variety of techniques to celebrate Baker's work and legacy.

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A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

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On Sunday, August 7, young director Zaynê Akyol became the 9th winner of the unique Doc Alliance Selection Award that is awarded since 2008 by the international Doc Alliance platform. The Kurdish director based in Canada received the award during an award ceremony at Locarno IFF. Along with the award, the filmmaker also received financial support of 5.000 euro for her future film.

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