Mar 25, 2020
Florentine Grelier is a
filmmaker from Paris who specializes in animation. Her animated
Jukebox premiered at
the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. My Jukebox explores the relationship between Florentine
and her father (who sells and repairs Jukeboxes at the famous “Le
Puz” Flea Market in Paris) through the metaphor of a juke-box,
using multiple forms of media, including paper dolls, paint on
glass, and computer animation.
What you will learn:
- How long it takes to produce
just one minute of animated film.
- What the production process
looks like for animated films like My Jukebox.
- How Florentine obtains funding
to make animated films.
- How Florentine was able to
premiere her animated short at the Sundance Film
- What opportunities Sundance has
opened up for her as an artist.
- What formative childhood
experiences influenced her as an artist.
- How teaching animation gives
her the financial freedom to work in an artistic medium that would
not otherwise allow her to survive financially.
- What inspired her to write,
produce, and direct My