Heartfelt Animation A Polar Bear Story screens at the 2023 New Jersey Film Festival
By Victory Furniture
originally published: 01/22/2023
Al Nigrin, Executive Director and Curator of the New Jersey Film Festival, sits down to talk with the every talented Vanessa Nilsson who is the Director & Animator of A Polar Bear Story for a filmmaker interview at EBTV studios in East Brunswick, New Jersey. You can see it here:
A Polar Bear Story – Vanessa Nilsson (Montclair, New Jersey) A Polar Bear Story is a 3D animated short film that comments on climate change and how it is the primary threat to polar bears as the arctic warms and sea ice disappears. The story follows a young, playful, and mischievous polar bear cub whose playfulness puts him in harm’s way of melting sea ice.
(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- The Garden State Film Festival (GSFF) takes place March 21-24 in Asbury Park and Cranford. Among the 200 films being screened are feature length and short films, documentaries, comedies, children's, thrillers, pilots, student films and "Home-Grown”" films shot in New Jersey. One such film is Why I Had To Kill You While You Slept, which was written, directed and edited by Manalapan resident, Anthony Marinelli, will screen on Saturday, March 23rd at 2:30pm at Asbury Hall in the Asbury Hotel, block TA10.