Bad Bugs

10 year old Bryn made a claymation movie about the importance of using "natural solutions for your bug problems" - something she's passionate about. The idea came after one of her "grub hunting" sessions (she loves gathering grubs for the birds and lizards).

Bryn loves the environment and all creatures, but also makes a point to clarify that "My movie is not violent... it's just the circle of life."

  • Bryn Wright
  • Bryn Wright
    Model Maker
  • Bryn Wright
  • Bryn Wright
    Music & Sound
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short, Student, Other
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 15, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    100 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Stop Motion Animation (on iPad)
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - El Camino Creek Elementary
  • iVIE Student Awards
    San Diego, CA
    United States
    June 12, 2021
    Grand Recognition Award (top prize)
  • One Earth Film Festival
    United States
    March 5, 2022
    Best Elementary School Film
  • Films for the Forest
    Austin, TX
    Czech Republic
    June 22, 2022
    Winner "Youth K-12"
  • EPIC ACG Fest (Animation Comics & Games)
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    October 30, 2021
    Best Children-Made Animation
  • MadFlash Film Fest
    Montclair, NJ
    United States
    October 9, 2021
    Best Student Film
  • The Children's International Film Festival of Wales
    United Kingdom
    October 14, 2021
    Best Scientific & Educational Film 7-12 yrs
  • The International KidsNFilm Festival
    Vallejo, CA
    United States
    November 13, 2021
    2nd Place Stop Motion Animation (under 12)
  • Noe Valley Girls Film Festival
    San Francisco, CA
    United States
    September 11, 2021
    2nd Place (10 and under)
  • Tbilisi Sunrise International Youth Film Festival
    November 11, 2021
    Best Ecology Film
  • Rogers Short Film Festival
    Rogers, AK
    United States
    March 4, 2022
    Winner "Student K-12"
  • Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival
    Claremore, OK
    United States
    November 3, 2021
  • Enimation Festival
    November 9, 2021
    Winner "Mini" (under 10yrs)
  • Bright Future Independent Film Festival
    October 2, 2021
  • Moscow International Children's Film Festival
    Russian Federation
    November 14, 2021
    Semi Finalist
  • San Diego International Kids' Film Festival
    San Diego, CA
    United States
    October 30, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Tallgrass Film Festival
    Wichita, KS
    United States
    October 20, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Leeds Young Film Festival
    United States
    April 11, 2022
    Official Selection
  • Vafi & Rafi
    United Kingdom
    May 25, 2022
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Bryn Wright

Bryn is a young aspiring filmmaker from Carlsbad, California. She discovered her love for animation at age 10, and got a lot of media attention for her first film ("Bad Bugs"). She has many ideas for more films, and is currently learning 2D animation as well. Bryn wants to be an animator when she grows up... and is already well on her way!

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