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Potatoes For Pado
Directed by
Joy Buran, Noelle Melody

USA / 2016 / 5

World Premiere

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Q&A Attendees
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Joy Buran, Noelle Melody, Jasmin Way
A tale of an old chihuahua who learns the power of friendship and potatoes.
JOY + NOELLE is NY based animation and design duo Joy Buran and Noelle Melody. They are illustrators, animators, and, as it happens, twins. Joy and Noelle studied Media Art at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and have since done animation work for A+E Digital, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, TED, Cartuna, Amazon Studios and Sesame Studios, among others. Their independent animated short films have screened at festivals worldwide, including the Woodstock Film Festival, and in 2015, they were chosen to design the Woodstock Film Festival poster. Potatoes for Pado is their first collaboration with Jasmin Way.

Jasmin Way is a New York based editor for film and television. She has worked on a range of programs for networks such as MTV, Fuse, CNBC and HGTV. She has also brought to life a variety of documentary and short films that have screened at film festivals around the world. Potatoes for Pado is her first independent animated film collaboration with Joy and Noelle.

Director(s): Joy Buran, Noelle Melody
Screenwriter(s): Jasmin Way
Composer(s)/Music: Danica Dora
Sound Designer(s): Arjun G. Sheth
Animator(s): Joy Buran, Noelle Melody and Jasmin Way
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