Welcome to MergingArts Productions
MergingArts Productions produces cultural events and radio programming related to music and visual arts, reaching out to communities both locally and globally.
Coming in June...
It's women ... It's animation ... It's Womanimation!
Womanimation! is a festival showcasing acclaimed animated short film stories created by women from around the world.
The 2016 festival, the 8th edition, takes place Saturday, June 25th at AS220 in Providence, RI, USA.
Submit to Womanimation!
We are now accepting submissions for Womanimation!
Click here to read submission requirements and fill out a form.
More on the Festival
For 2015, we screened eight films from seven countries, several of which were US premieres.
The 2015 Audience Award went to Munya in Me. Additionally, a Visual Vanguard prize was awarded to Carapace for visual innovation in storytelling.
Commissioned awards were created by Raquel Sancinetti (from Montreal) and Maryam Farahzadi (from Iran).
To find out more on the "herstory" of the festival, click here.
Spoiler Alert Radio
Check out a sample of recent Spoiler Alert Radio interviewees who have won industry acclaim. New interviews every week!
Mad Max (Best Production Design - Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA)
Son of Saul (Oscar & Golden Globe winner, foreign language film)
Anomalisa (Best Animated Film - Golden Globe win, Oscar nom.)
Room (Best Film - Golden Globe and Oscar nominated)
Short Short Story Film Festival
The Short Short Story Film Festival is a competitive international festival of films that tell a story in under six minutes.
The 9th edition of the Short Short Story Film Festival took place in November 2015, in Providence, RI and Worcester, MA.
The 2015 festival presented two programs of about 80 minutes each, with 35 total films screening.
Click here for more details on the 2015 festival screenings, or learn more about the festival concept and history here.