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The Mousochist (2001)

John Dilworth's twelfth animated film, completed in 2001. - Best of Show at the ASIFA-East Animation Festival - Best Film at the Marira Film Festival in Italy - Bronze Award at the Kalamazoo Animation Festival Available on DVD on "Avoid Eye Contact" volume Two, The Best of New York Independent Animation. Toured the US in 2002 in Spike & Mike's "Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation."

Festival & Awards

03/02    International Children's & Young People's Festival, Malmo, Sweden
04/02    USA Film Festival, Dallas, USA
05/02    ASIFA-East Animation Festival, New York City, USA Best of Show
05/02    Algarve International Film Festival, Algarve,Portugal
06/02    Florida Film Festival, Maitland, FL, USA
06/02    Lausanne Underground Film Festival, Switzerland
06/02    Nashville Independent Film Festival, Nashville, USA
06/02    Festival de Cine de Huesca, Huesca, Spain
06/02    Zagreb International Festival of Animated Films,  Zagreb, Croatia
06/02    Slovenian Cinematheque, Ljubljana, Slovenia
07/02    Vila do Conde International Short Film Festival,  Vila do Conde, Portugal
07/02    Anima Mundi Animation Festival, Rio de Janiero & Sao Paulo, Brazil
08/02    Palm Springs Short Film Festival, Palm Springs, CA, USA
08/02    Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago, USA
09/02    BUSTER Copenhagen International Children's Film Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark
09/02    Carrousel International du film de Rimouski, Quebec, Canada
09/02    International Young Film & Video Festival IMAGO,  Portugal
09/02    Matita Film Festival, Matita, Italy Best Film in Competition
10/02    Tenerife International Animation Festival, Tenerife, Spain
10/02    SITGES Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya, Sitges, Spain
10/02    I Castelli Animati, Rome, Italy
11/02    Mostra Curta Cinema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
01/03    USA Film Festival, Dallas, USA
05/03    Kalamazoo Animation Festival International, Kalamazoo, MI, USA Bronze Award
06/03    Santa Cruz Film Festival, Santa Cruz, CA, USA
07/03    Puchon International Film Festival, Puchon, Korea
07/03    Comic Con (with Spike & Mike's "Sick & Twisted Animation" Tour) San Diego, USA
08/03    20,000 Leagues Under the Industry Film Festival, Cleveland, USA
08/03    Caroline's on Broadway Funny Short Film Fest, New York City, USA  2nd Prize
09/03    Begins touring the United States as an official selection of Spike and Mike's  "Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation"
09/03    International Festival of Film & Video for Children & Young Adults of Iran, Tehran, Iran
10/03    KROK International Animated Film Festival, Kiev, Ukraine
11/03    The Golden Elephant - International Children's  Film Festival, Mumbai, India
12/03    New York Expo Best of New York Animation
01/04    Part of AVOID EYE CONTACT DVD featuring 11  independent animators
01/04    Freight Film Salon- Short Film Series, New York City, USA
02/04    Anthology Film Archives, New York City
04/04    Sick & Twisted Festival, Village East Theater,  New York City
06/04    Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art, New York City
06/04    Lake Placid Film Festival, New York, USA
10/04    Red Bank International Film Festival,  New Jersey, USA
10/04    Cincinnati Film Festival, Cincinnati, USA
10/04    North Hampton International Film Festival
10/04    ION International Film Festival
12/04    Taste of Art Gallery, New York City
07/05    ANIMA, Tel Aviv, Israel  
08/05    Nextoons the Nicktoons Film Festival, internet  festival, USA  Finalist
08/06    Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservatory, New York City
09/06    AnimEST International Animation Film Festival, Bucharest, Romania
11/06    Northampton Independent Film Festival, Northampton, MA, USA
11/06    Berlin Interfilm Short Film Festival, Berlin, Germany
12/06    Athens International Animation Film Festival, Athens, Greece


The Mousochist
Directed by: John R. Dilworth
Produced by: Winnie Chaffee
Production Supervisor: Peter Roos
Sound Design and Music Editing: Michael Geisler
Production Coordinator: Masako Kanayama
Art Direction and Color: Freya Tanz
Digital Compositing: Korinna Knoll
Digital Coloring Rendering:
Korinna Knoll
Freya Tanz
Beatrice Ramos
Sophie Kittredge
Editor: Tom Kartelias
Mixer: Richard Fairbanks
Digital Film Recording
Acmeworks Digital Film
Steve Hagel & Don Gyryluk
Film Processing: DuArt