Evan Vernon interviews Matisse Gonzalez, director of Gravedad. Matisse Gonzalez Jordán is a Bolivian animator, illustrator and director who graduated in 2019 from the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. Her graduation Film "Gravedad" has been shown in several international Animation Festivals, won multiple awards and was nominated for the Annie Awards 2020. Matisse’s shorts explore deep emotions and feelings, expressing them in tangible ways. Coming from Bolivia and living in Germany, she connects the best of both worlds creating chaotic, yet structured; tragic, yet funny; outgoing, yet intimate films. Matisse recently developed a pilot episode for Cartoon Network Latinoamérica as part of the Girl Power program for Pixelatl while also working on her new film as part of ASF (animation sans frontières). Gravedad was recently selected as a Winner in the Animation Nights New York 5th ANNY Best of Fest in 2021.
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https://www.matisse-gonzalez.com/ (Personal Website)
Interview by Evan Vernon
Theme music by Joe Lazenby
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