Woodbury Animation + VFX Students at KCET’s Fine Cut Festival of Films

Cactus and the kid (left) a cactus on a hill looks at its pink fruit while animals at the bottom of the hill stare intently. Burn the witch (right) a witches hat is on fire.
Cactus and the Kid (left) finalist animation film by Effren Villaneuva (ANIM ’23). Burn the Witch (right) semi-finalist animation film by Delaney Evans’ (ANIM ’23).

Los Angeles-based pubcaster KCET has revealed its student finalists and episode line up for the 24th season of Fine Cut Festival of Films and Effren Villanueva’s (ANIM ’23) senior thesis Cactus and the Kid was selected as a finalist! KCET’s Fine Cut Festival is an annual showcase and celebration of Southern California’s young filmmakers. As a finalist Effren’s film will be broadcast on KCET on October 6th!

In addition to Cactus and the Kid being selected, Woodbury student Delaney Evans’ (ANIM ’23) senior thesis Burn:The Witch was selected as a semi-finalist for the festival.

You can read more about the event and the finalists in this article by Variety.

Cactus and the Kid (Directed by Effren Villanueva): A cactus tries to keep its newly sprouted fruit child safe from the dangers of the desert.

Burn: The Witch (Directed by Delaney Evans): A lover’s fiery vengeance puts a permanent end to her town’s witch trials.


Last Updated on September 1, 2023. 

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