This Young Bride Sat, Hands Trembling, Awaiting Her Fate


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She sat there, hands trembling, awaiting her fate.

Any time now, the groom will burst into the room and take her for all she is.

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But as she looked around, and looked at the other women and children in the house, she realised that marriage wasn’t the horror.

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Losing her voice was.

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‘Mum’ was Nick’s production at CalArts, a student work that helped launched his career. It screened at 34 film festivals worldwide, and won Best Animated Short at the YAHOO! Online Film Festival, Best Undergraduate Short Film at Hamptons International Film Festival, Grand Prize for the Student Sections at Matita International Animated Film Festival in Italy, 2nd Place Animation at Student Emmy Awards and was a Finalist at the Santa Monica Film Fest MOXIE Awards.

Just one more! Watch this Israeli animation ‘Mouth’, about a mother who gives all to her child, until she couldn’t anymore.

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