A stop-motion short by Daniel Sterlin-Altman. “Hilarious and refreshing” – The Concordian “not unlike David Lynch’s ‘Blue Velvet’” – Ars Independent Festival Mum’s calling, and Lisa isn’t pleased. “Hi, It’s Your Mother” is a shocking tragi-comedic stop motion short about family and blood(y) ties. (French subtitled version: http://bit.ly/2BqSBBq) Facebook page: http://bit.ly/2C5cH7G Website: http://bit.ly/2BqG8xw Awards: *Winner* Grand Jury Prize- TAIS Animation Showcase, 2017, Canada *Winner* Prix du public/ Audience Award Best Short Film, Image+nation LGBT Festival du Film Montreal-2016 *Winner* Best Academic Film, Festival Stop Motion Montreal- 2016 *The Concordia University Stop Motion Award, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema- 2016 *Best Screenwriting Award, Concordia Film Festival- 2016 *Nomination for Best Production Design Award, Concordia Film Festival- 2016 Select Screenings (Full list: http://bit.ly/2C3CBZB) Official Selection- Sardinia Queer Short Film Festival, 2017, Italy Official Selection- TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival, 2017, USA Official Selection- Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival, 2017, USA Official Selection- Stuff MX Film Festival, 2017, Mexico Official Selection- Linoleum International Contemporary Animation and Media Art Festival, 2017, Ukraine Official Selection- Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival, 2017, Canada Official Selection- NewFest, 2017, USA Official Selection- Lausanne Underground Film and Music Festival, 2017, Switzerland Official Selection- QUEER-STREIFEN, 2017, Germany Official Selection- Queer Film Festival MEZIPATRA, 2017 Official Selection- Cinema Queer Intl Film Festival Stockholm, 2017, Sweden Official Selection- Korea Queer Film Festival, 2017, South Korea Official Selection- TAIS Animation Showcase, 2017, ON Canada Official Selection- Fantasia Film Fest, 2017, QC Canada Official Selection- Nonplussed Fest, 2017, USA Official Selection- Vienna Independent Shorts, 2017, Austria Special Screening- Annecy Animation Festival, 2017, France Official Selection- Connecticut LGBT Film Festival, 2017, USA Official Selection- Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival, 2017, USA Official Selection- OUT HERE NOW: The Kansas City LGBT Film Festival, 2017, USA Official Selection- Fest Anca International Animation Festival, 2017, Slovakia Official Selection- Athens Animest, 2017, Greece Official Selection- The Torino LGBTQI Film Festival, 2017, Italy Official Selection- The Norwegian Short Film Festival, 2017, Norway Official Selection- Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, 2017, Germany Official Selection- Anima Brussels, 2017, Belgium Official Selection- Image+Nation Film Festival, 2016, QC Canada Official Selection- Les Sommets du cinema d’animation, 2016, QC Canada Official Selection- UK Jewish Film Festival, 2016, UK Official Selection- LesGaisCineMad Festival Internacional de Cine LGBT de Madrid, 2016, Spain Official Selection- International Animated Film Festival KROK, 2016, Russia Official Selection- Mix Copenhagen LGBT Film Festival, 2016, Denmark Official Selection- Festival Stop Motion Montreal. 2016, Canada- WINNER of Best Academic Film Award Official Selection- Ottawa International Animation Festival, 2016, Canada Official Selection- Ars Independent Festival, 2016, Poland Official Selection- “Midnight Madness” Guanajuato International Film Festival, 2016, Mexico Official Selection- Pinx Festival, 2016, Belgium Press: http://bit.ly/2BqHt7F http://bit.ly/2C1p5FH http://bit.ly/2BqHuZh http://bit.ly/2BZvWzH Voiced by Naomi L., Elie Waitzer Sound Design by Sylvain Paradis Music Composition by Joshua Bucchi Music mix by Rebekah Wineman Sound mix by Matthew Lederman Supervised by Shira Avni ┬ęDaniel Sterlin-Altman 2016 Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema- Concordia University Supported by: The Fine Arts Student Alliance (FASA) Concordia Council for Student Life (CCSL)