Blast From The Past

A college student struggles to find influential African American historical figures to write about for their essay, receiving help from multiple historical figures... but in an unconventionally entertaining way.

  • Aria Analise Dines
    Director
  • Aleah Sylvera
    Key Cast
    "Dovey B. Chase"
  • Jonathan Ntheketha
    Key Cast
    "Artificial Intelligence"
  • Joseph Hagen
    Key Cast
    "Adversaries"
  • Cynthia Chu
    Background Artists
  • Elaine Donmoyer
    Background Artists
  • Joseph Hagen
    Composer & Sound Designer
  • Dave Sluberski
    Advisor
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Educational, Adventure, Narrative
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 48 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 7, 2021
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Rochester Institute of Technology
  • 2021 SOFA Honors Show
    Rochester, New York
    United States
    Official Selection
  • Silicon Valley African Film Festival (SVAFF)
    San Jose, California
    United States
    Official Selection
  • The Cultural Animation Film Festival (CAFF)
    Honolulu, Hawai'i
    United States
    Official Selection
  • Animae Caribe International Animation & Digital Media Festival

    Trinidad and Tobago
    Official Selection
  • Los Angeles Animation Festival (LAAF)
    Los Angeles, California
    United States
    Finalist
  • African American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase
    Los Angeles, California
    United States
    Official Selection
  • Palm Springs Animation Festival (PSAF)
    Palm Springs, California
    United States
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Aria Analise Dines

Aria Analise Dines is an Animation Director & 2D Rigging Specialist. She is currently obtaining her MFA degree in Experimental Animation, at the California Institute of the Arts.

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