This is a video for children on issues of bullying and gender stereotypes. I was the director and producer. It’s based on a book by Karleen Pendleton Jimenez who worked closely with me on the video. We won Best Animation at Orlando Hispanic Film Festival, Best Web Animation at Savannah Animation Festival, CBC Canadian Reflections Award among others.
Other members of the crew include Wendy Parkin – Animation Supervisor and Co-Director, Tony Tarantini – Layout Supervisor, Alejandra Nunez – Music, Eduardo Gonzalez – sound.
About We Got Your Back
The We Got Your Back Projects seeks to use social media to support LGBTQIA young people and reduce the rate of LGBTQIA youth suicide by:
- Publishing videos and statements of hope from a diverse group of LGBTQIA community members and allies
- Distributing resources about suicide prevention and bullying
- Starting conversations about the importance of inclusion within our community and standing up against biphobia, transphobia, and racism.
- Mobilizing the LGBTQIA community in support of anti-bullying and anti-violence legislation and efforts to hold schools accountable for maintaining safe learning environments.
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