Students Earn Award for Animated Short ‘Broken Wing’

The School of Media, Culture & Design and the Department of Animation congratulate the makers of the animated short "Broken Wing" for winning Best Film in the festival Short Films, Long Night. "Broken Wing" was completed in the 2011-12 Junior Studio by Amos Sussigan (director and special effects), Nikitha Mannam (producer and editor), Lilit Atshemyan (layout and background design), Stephanie Kardjian (character design and animation), Jeff Nao (animation), and Angela Walker (animation). Art, full credits, and a trailer can be seen HERE.


Short Films, Long Night is an event dedicated to Swiss short films made in Los Angeles and Switzerland. It aims to present the best of the Swiss shorts world featuring fictions, dramas, comedies and documentaries. Facilitated by the Consulate General of Switzerland in Los Angeles, Short Films, Long Night constitutes an opportunity to give exposure to Swiss filmmakers from both continents to gain further visibility and make new contacts.