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::

  1. Holland Animation Film Festival, the Netherlands (22 – 26 March, 2017)
    Shorts Competition
  2. Animafest Zagreb, Hungary (5 – 10 June, 2017)
    Grand Competition Short Film
  3. Annecy International Animation Film Festival, France (12 – 17 June, 2017)
    Short Film Competition
  4. Animaphix – international animated film festival, Italy (27 – 30 July, 2017)
    International Competition
  5. Melbourne International Film Festival, Australia (3 – 20 August, 2017)
    Short Film Competition
  6. Anibar Animation Festival, Kosovo (14 – 20 August, 2017)
    International Competition
  7. Concorto Short Film Festival, Italy (19 – 26 August, 2017)
    International Competition
  8. ANIMANIMA Festival, Serbia (5 – 9 September, 2017)
    International Competition
  9. Riga International Film Festival, Latvia (13 – 16 September)
    Short Riga International Short Film Competition SHORT RIGA
  10. World Festival of Animated Film, Bulgaria (13 – 17 September, 2017)
    Short Film Competition Program
  11. Ottawa International Animation Festival, Canada (20 – 24 September, 2017)
    Narrative Short Animation Competition
  12. Sedicicorto International Film Festival, Italy (6 – 15 October, 2017)
    Animalab competition
  13. IndieCork Festival, Ireland (8 – 15 October, 2017)
    International Competition
  14. Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden (23 – 29 October, 2017)
    International Competition
  15. Bit Bang Fest, Argentina (2 – 4 November, 2017)
  16. Princeton Independent Film Festival, United States (9 – 11 November, 2017)
    Official Selection
  17. Crossing The Screen, United Kingdom (23 – 26 November, 2017)
    Competition
  18. Short Short Story Film Festival, United States (25 November, 2017)
    Official Selection
  19. Animasivo Festival of Contemporary Animation, Mexico (29 November – 3 December, 2017)
    Official Selection
  20. London International Animation Festival, United Kingdom (1 – 11 December, 2017)
    Official Competition
  21. Animateka International Animated Film Festival, Slovenia (4 – 10 December, 2017)
    Best of the World
  22. Minimalen Short Film Festival, Norway (23 – 28, January 2018)
    International Competition
  23. ANIMA – Brussels Animation Films Festival, Belgium (9 – 18 February, 2018)
    International Competition – Shorts – Professionals films Won : Creative Revelation Award
  24. International Forum of Animated Films, Egypt (15 – 22 February, 2018)
    International Competition
  25. Mecal Pro, International Short Film and Animation Festival, Spain (15 March – 2 April 2018)
    International Competition
  26. Fribourg International Film Festival, Switzerland (16 – 24 March, 2018)
    International Short Film Competition
  27. Rencontres du Film Court de Madagascar, Madagascar (13 – 21 April, 2018)
    Short Film Competition
  28. International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany (3 – 8 May, 2018)
    International Competition
  29. Melbourne International Animation Festival, Australia (18 – 23 Juni, 2018)
    Out of competition: Panorama
  30. Valencia International Film Festival Cinema Jove, Spain (22 – 29 June, 2018)
    Short Film Competition
  31. Fest Anca International Animation Festival, Slovakia (28 June – 1 July, 2018)
    World Panorama Section
  32. Jagran Film Festival, India (29 June – 30 September, 2018)
    International Short Film Competition
  33. Animavì International Film Festival of Poetic Animation, Italy (11 – 15 July, 2018)
    International Competition
  34. Insomnia International Open-Air Animation Fim Animation Festival, Russia (19 – 23 July, 2018)
    Official Selection
  35. Turku Animated Film Festival, Estonia (29 August – 2 September, 2018)
    Panorama
  36. ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival Münster|Berlin, Germany (27 – 30 September, 2018)
    Official Competition
  37. Timishort Film Festival, Romania (3 – 7 October, 2018)
    Animation Panorama
  38. Île Courts Festival, France (9 – 13 October, 2018)
    Official Selection
  39. International Short Film Festival of Cyprus, Cyprus (13 – 19 October, 2018)
    International Competition
  40. BANJALUKA International Animated Film Festival, Bosnia and Herzegovina (24 – 28 October, 2018)
    Panorama

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