250 Artists, 25 Countries, 1 Goal!
WHAT IS MILA ABOUT?
"I started working on Mila because I believe animation can talk about serious matters."
Mila is a CG animated short about a little girl whose life takes an unexpected turn during WWII. It’s rare that animation takes on serious, complex matters such as War. Still, I believe animation is the perfect medium to tell this story set in my hometown, Trento (Italy). Mila is the story of a girl and two women during Trento’s bombing in 1943. I wanted to tell a war story not centered on armies, soldiers, generals, battle plans. I wanted to talk about civilians, and especially the children. The girl who inspired me to create this movie was a child during WWII. That girl is my mother.
- Cinzia Angelini, Director
Mila is a volunteer-based project comprised of more than 250 artists from around the world.
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Sony Music Recording Artist/Actor Torion Sellers starring in Barbershop: The Next Cut has joined the Mila Family!
Sony Music Recording Artist/Actor Torion Sellers starring in Barbershop: The Next Cut has joined the Mila Family! Stay tuned for more info on Torion’s new song for the Mila Soundtrack! #WaitForIt #LetsMakeADifference www.milafilm.com @torionsellers Torion’s Announcement Video https://youtu.be/UWFPAagKj44
How did you arrive to the world of animation. I started professionally at age 15 when I got hired by an animation studio that produced TV commercials in my hometown of Sao Paulo, Brazil. I always drew since I was a little kid but I never attended art or animation school, so the studio that[…]
Great artist from South America, Mayra Lunartic is also the designer behind our Mila Indiegogo Campaign T-Shirt that is currently available on our Indiegogo Campaign: Click here to get this amazing shirt. Support the artist and support Mila’s movement. Get it today! Where are you from and where did you study? I was born in Peru,[…]
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Please share with us a little bit about your background. Where you live and where you are in your career. I am a French matte painter and I just recently moved to San Francisco. How did you arrive to the world of VFX and animation? I started out my career in photography then moved into[…]
Our Producer Andrea Emmes will be the Future Now Career Expo in Salinas, CA to speak with the amazing kids at the Boys & Girls Club about filmmaking! Go inspire, Andrea!
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How did you get your start in animation? I arrived in Animation a little by mistake. I had just gotten to the states in September of 2000 (from France where I had studied narrative illustration) and my brother built me a computer and I started playing around with Flash 4. (I was doing all these[…]