An animated recounting of actor Jay Baruchel's early experience with a family members period gear. Baruchel comedically reflects on his family's reaction to discussions of puberty, periods, and his sisters growth into womanhood.
Directed by Jenna Wright
Starring: Jay Baruchel, Liane Balaban
Original Artwork: Laura Maxwell, Jenna Wright
Cinematographer: Liane Balaban
Animation Services by Smiley Guy Studios
Producer: Mike Valiquette
Animator: Al Jerek Torrijas
Editor Andrew McIntyre
Post Production: Joel Gregorio
Sound Design: Paul O'Brien
iThentic: Lisa Baylin, Jonas Diamond
Crankytown: Liane Balaban, Vanessa Matsui, Jenna Wright
CRANKYFEST is an online video contest for short films about periods.
The videos can be from any genre, including narrative, music video, documentary, experimental, science fiction, or comedy and beyond.
The best submissions are chosen by celebrity jury Rachelle Lefevre (Twilight), Meaghan Rath (Being Human) and Jane Grenier (Conde Nast / Teen Vogue), while users also vote for an audience favourite. Leave comments and invite friends to share their personal favourites.
There are both jury and audience awards, which include a prize pack filled with filmmaking tools and a weekender bag from Everlane.com
Submissions are open!
Check out Crankytown's online videos about periods for inspiration - they can be found on this channel .
All proceeds from Crankyfest go to Huru International.
For more information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org