Like most of us, I always wonder where the previous year went when New Year's eve approaches. With 2014 upon us, I always like to look back at 2013 and reflect on some of the highlights that happened with me and my animation company, Meditating Bunny Studio Inc.
January 2013 - Yellow Sticky Notes | Canadian Anijam has it's World Premiere at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. My best buddy Daren came with me to celebrate!
February 2013 - At a retrospective of my work at the FLIC (Flathead Lake International Cinemafest) in Polson, Montana organized by long time friend Daniel Smith
March 2013 - Presented an extended 15 min. clip from my upcoming feature documentary, Mixed Match, at the Hapa Japan Conference in Los Angeles
April 2013 - Yellow Sticky Notes | Canadian Anijam has its Canadian Premiere at Hot Docs in Toronto in front of a sold-out audience of over 500 people
May 2013 - Hanging out at the Vancouver Comic Arts Festival selling some Meditating Bunny Studio Inc. merchandise and sticky note drawings
June 2013 - Flew to Melbourne, Australia to attend the Melbourne International Animation Festival where Yellow Sticky Notes | Canadian Anijam had its Australian Premiere
August 2013 - Screened my feature documentary One Big Hapa Family in Hing Hay Park as part of the Seattle Asian Film Festival outdoor screening series
September 2013 - Attended the Ottawa International Animation Festival with some animators from Yellow Sticky Notes | Canadian Anijam to accompany the screening of the film in the Canadian Showcase.
October 2013 - Took in my local Vancouver International Film Festival. Attended some great screenings along with some really great parties!
November 2013 - Animation buddy, Todd Ramsay and myself travel down to Bogota, Colombia on an economic trade mission to visit animation studios in Colombia
December 2013 - Sold some more merch at some Christmas markets in Vancouver. Looking forward to releasing a new quirky little animated film, Cats, in 2014!
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