2019 Winner: Honorable Mention
Panic Attack! (2018) – United States
Do you ever wonder, “Did I leave the coffee on?” or “Am I pregnant with a devil-baby?” This hand-drawn animation explores anxiety, obsession, and one woman’s slippery hold on reality.
Director Eileen O’Meara is an American artist known for her hand-drawn films “Agnes Escapes from the Nursing Home” and “That Strange Person.” She received the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and Women in Film Foundation’s Hollywood Film & Video Grants. She has produced and directed commercial animated spots for clients including Warner Home Video, Motown, HBO, and WEA Latina.