Two Beautiful Stars is a three and
a half minute animated square dance. Tradition is combined with
the unorthodox as the dancers ds-si-do in a parody of relations
between the sexes. I used my experience as a printmaker to create
the atmospheric backgrounds. The figures were drawn on a frosted
acetate which allowed me to paint the back of the cel in the traditional
manner while using pencil crayons to add shading in the front. The
music was a combination of two traditional tunes melded on the spot
by the musicians; Rosie Szerepi on violin, Lisa Light with her bodhran
and accordionist Glen Watts. The call was written and performed
- Focus On Women Arts Festival,
- 18th Atlanta Film & Video Festival, Georgia.
Awarded Honourable Mention for Best Animation film.
- Women In the Director¹s Chair,