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Franklin, a lovable pig in a sweater vest, can’t stop looking at his phone. When the unimaginable happens, he uncovers connections with old hobbies and new friends in this stop-motion animation short.

  • Maddy Stevens
  • Maddy Stevens
  • Gabriella Bzezinski
  • Izabelle Grimm
    Musical Score
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Student
  • Genres:
    drama, comedy
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 39 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 10, 2023
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - College of the Atlantic
Director Biography - Maddy Stevens

Maddy Stevens fell in love with stop-motion animation while pursuing her bachelor's degree at College of the Atlantic in Maine. During the fall semester of her senior year, while working with Professor Nancy Andrews, she traveled by train across the US to visit with and learn from dozens of other established animators. Maddy is also experienced in many mediums outside of stop-motion animation, including sewing, web design, and entrepreneurship. She has been the owner of MissMaddyMakes LLC since she was 14, designing, creating, and marketing costumes for cats.

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