JEN SACHS

THE VELVET TIGRESS

16mm, 11:00, 2001, hand-drawing, video-printing, digital collage

 

An animated account of the 1931 Winnie Ruth Judd "Trunk Murders" trial as it was presented by the sensational press of the time.

 

Director/ Producer/ Animator: Jen Sachs
Narration: Heather Donahue
Sound: Lynette Villalobos, Paul Hackner

 

Awards:

AMPAS Student Academy Award,  Best Animated Film (Ann Arbor Film Festival),
Best Student Animated Film (Nashville FF), Silver Award (Kalamazoo Animation FF), Second Prize (Black Maria FF), Second Place (SMPTE Student Film Competition),

Special Jury Prize (Lunafest)

 

Selected Screenings:

MOMA (NY, 06),  Sundance (UT, 03), Festival Nouveau Cinèma (Canada, 03), Hot Springs Documentary FF (AR, 03), Animamundi (Brazil, 03), Ann Arbor (MI, 02),  Telluride (CO, 01)

 

© 2001 Jen Sachs Productions