Utilizing unconventional animation platforms, and stock photo characters, Growing Girl explores the form and setting of office culture, the reclamation of an empowered female identity, and a remedy for the internalization of an all-too-common social conflict.
A PowerPoint presentation about snakes and all of the things I wish I would have done.
As well as being projected in a theatrical setting, Growing Girl has been performed in front of a live audience as a PowerPoint presentation would be in a business meeting or conference using a live score and dialogue.
Directed/Animated - Marnie Ellen Hertzler
Sound/Original Score - Dan Deacon
Original Poetry - Maya Martinez
Producers - Jillian Mayer, Lucas Leyva, Matt Porterfield
Starring - Isobel Arnberg
Additional Animation - Albert Birney
2018 Oak Cliff Film Festival
2018 Indie Grits Film Festival
2018 Florida Film Festival
2018 Ann Arbor Film Festival
2017 Borscht Film Festival
2017 Maryland Film Festival
2017 New Orleans Film Festival
2017 Cucalorus Film Festival
Good Short Films: Growing Girl - 2018
(2016, 11 min.)