My Mamma Is Bossies / My Mum’s Bonkers

A film by: Naomi van Niekerk

My mum’s bonkers. Out of one eye she cries Puccini, out of the other she reprimands me.

Country: South-Africa
Genre: Animation
Length: 3’22″
Completion: 03/2017
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: African
Subtitles: English

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Festivals::

  • Holland Animation Film Festival, the Netherlands (22 – 26 March, 2017)
    Shorts Competition
  • Animafest Zagreb, Hungary (5 – 10 June, 2017)
    Grand Competition Short Film
  • Annecy International Animation Film Festival, France (12 – 17 June, 2017)
    Short Film Competition
  • Animaphix – international animated film festival, Italy (27 – 30 July, 2017)
    International Competition
  • Melbourne International Film Festival, Australia (3 – 20 August, 2017)
    Short Film Competition
  • Anibar Animation Festival, Kosovo (14 – 20 August, 2017)
    International Competition
  • Concorto Short Film Festival, Italy (19 – 26 August, 2017)
    International Competition
  • ANIMANIMA Festival, Serbia (5 – 9 September, 2017)
    International Competition
  • Riga International Film Festival, Latvia (13 – 16 September)
    Short Riga International Short Film Competition SHORT RIGA
  • World Festival of Animated Film, Bulgaria (13 – 17 September, 2017)
    Short Film Competition Program
  • Ottawa International Animation Festival, Canada (20 – 24 September, 2017)
    Narrative Short Animation Competition
  • Sedicicorto International Film Festival, Italy (6 – 15 October, 2017)
    Animalab competition
  • IndieCork Festival, Ireland (8 – 15 October, 2017)
    International Competition
  • Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden (23 – 29 October, 2017)
    International Competition
  • Bit Bang Fest, Argentina (2 – 4 November, 2017)
  • Princeton Independent Film Festival, United States (9 – 11 November, 2017)
    Official Selection
  • Crossing The Screen, United Kingdom (23 – 26 November, 2017)
    Competition
  • Short Short Story Film Festival, United States (25 November, 2017)
    Official Selection
  • Animasivo Festival of Contemporary Animation, Mexico (29 November – 3 December, 2017)
    Official Selection
  • London International Animation Festival, United Kingdom (1 – 11 December, 2017)
    Official Competition
  • Animateka International Animated Film Festival, Slovenia (4 – 10 December, 2017)
    Best of the World
  • Minimalen Short Film Festival, Norway (23 – 28, January 2018)
    International Competition
  • ANIMA – Brussels Animation Films Festival, Belgium (9 – 18 February, 2018)
    International Competition – Shorts – Professionals films Won : Creative Revelation Award
  • Mecal Pro, International Short Film and Animation Festival, Spain (15 March – 2 April 2018)
    International Competition
  • Fribourg International Film Festival, Switzerland (16 – 24 March, 2018)
    International Short Film Competition
  • Rencontres du Film Court de Madagascar, Madagascar (13 – 21 April, 2018)
    Short Film Competition

Director: Naomi van Niekerk
Screenplay: Jeanne Goosen
Producer: Naomi van Niekerk
Cinematographer: Naomi van Niekerk
Sound design: Arnaud van Vliet
Editor: Naomi van Niekerk
Composer: Giacomo Puccini