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  • Jay Baruchel: Periods, Puberty, & Those Weird Blue Vials

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    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
    Produced by
    iThentic: Lisa Baylin, Jonas Diamond
    Crankytown: Liane Balaban, Vanessa Matsui, Jenna Wright

    Crankytown.ca

    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: crankytown@gmail.com Show less
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    Crankytown is a transmedia property about menstruation. Teen girls engage with Crankytown through video, gaming, and audio storytelling, including the online film festival, Crankyfest.

    CRANKYFEST is an online film festival for short films about periods. The videos can be from any genre, including narrative, music video, documentary, experimental, science fiction, or comedy and beyond. All proceeds from Crankyfest go to Huru International.

    The best submissions are chosen by celebrity jury featuring actor Jay Baruchel (Knocked Up, Tropic Thunder, She's Out of My League, How to Train Your Dragon, The Sorcerer's Apprentice and This Is the End), actress Anna Silk (Lost Girl), Academy Award nominated director Denis Villeneuve (Incendies, Enemy, Prisoners), actor/comedian Kevin Pollack (Willow, Usual Suspects, Kevin Pollack Chat Show) and actress Amanda Brugel (Seed, Paradise Falls, This is Wonderland).

    Check out Crankytown's online videos about periods for inspiration - they can be found at www.crankyfest.com and on this channel.
    All proceeds from Crankyfest go to Huru International.

    For more information please contact: crankytown@gmail.com
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    CRANKYFEST is an online film festival for short films about periods. The videos can be from any genre, including narrative, music video, documentary, experimental, science fiction, or comedy and beyond. All proceeds from Crankyfest go to Huru International.

    The best submissions are chosen by celebrity jury featuring actor Jay Baruchel (Knocked Up, Tropic Thunder, She's Out of My League, How to Train Your Dragon, The Sorcerer's Apprentice and This Is the End), actress Anna Silk (Lost Girl), Academy Award nominated director Denis Villeneuve (Incendies, Enemy, Prisoners), actor/comedian Kevin Pollack (Willow, Usual Suspects, Kevin Pollack Chat Show) and actress Amanda Brugel (Seed, Paradise Falls, This is Wonderland).
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    CRANKYFEST is an online film festival for short films about periods. The videos can be from any genre, including narrative, music video, documentary, experimental, science fiction, or comedy and beyond. All proceeds from Crankyfest go to Huru International.

    The best submissions are chosen by celebrity jury featuring actor Jay Baruchel (Knocked Up, Tropic Thunder, She's Out of My League, How to Train Your Dragon, The Sorcerer's Apprentice and This Is the End), actress Anna Silk (Lost Girl), Academy Award nominated director Denis Villeneuve (Incendies, Enemy, Prisoners), actor/comedian Kevin Pollack (Willow, Usual Suspects, Kevin Pollack Chat Show) and actress Amanda Brugel (Seed, Paradise Falls, This is Wonderland).
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    The 2013 Crankyfest Finalists!

    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 open on January 17th and the deadline is March 1, 2013. Winners will be announced on March 8th, International Women's Day.

    Crankytown.ca

    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: crankytown@gmail.com
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