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Kaily O'Brien
Attended The Arts University College at Bournemouth, UK
Lives in Bournemouth, Dorset, United Kingdom
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Thankful and excited, 'Roots of the Hidden' will be screening at the REDCAT in the Walt Disney Concert Hall complex--Los Angeles, California.

The 7th Annual REDCAT International Children's Film Festival will take place on Saturday, May 5, 2012 to Sunday, May 13, 2012.


For more information, please visit the following links:

www.redcat.org/event/redcat-international-childrens-film-festival-11

http://www.redcat.org/
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Czech Republic selects 'Roots of the Hidden' for competition:

'Roots of the Hidden' has been selected to screen during 'Anifest', the 11th annual Czech animation festival. Anifest will take place in the beautiful, picturesque town of Teplice:
26 April - 1 May, 2012.

'More than 1,600 films submitted--only 200 films were selected.' -Anifest

http://www.anifest.cz/2012/index.php
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International Student Animation Festival Chitrakatha (COWfest) in India officially selected 'Roots of the Hidden' for Chitrakatha '11.

'Roots of the Hidden' will screen in the final competition on the 19th-23rd of October 2011 at the National Institute of Design (NID), India.
http://www.nid.edu/chitrakatha/Home.html
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http://www.virgingalactic.com/newsletter/thanks/
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'Roots of the Hidden' has been requested by the Flatpack Festival:

The screening will take place on the 17th of March at the Midlands Arts Centre--Birmingham, United Kingdom.


For more information:

http://www.flatpackfestival.org/

http://www.macarts.co.uk/
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German film festival selects 'Roots of the Hidden' to screen during 'The 19th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film' on May 8th-13th, 2012.


For more Press Photos, please visit:

http://www.itfs.de/en/home/press/downloads/press-photos/


"Photos: Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film"
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'Roots of the Hidden' has been selected for the Premiers Plans Film Festival competition in Angers, France. Dates: January 20th-29th, 2012
For more information please visit:
www.premiersplans.org
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On October 21st Purbeck Film Festival opened the doors at the Rex Cinema in Wareham, United Kingdom for the Purbeck Shorts 2011 competition. Purbeck Film Festival’s initiative was to encourage young and emerging filmmakers to submit their films from all over the world.

I'm happy to announce our film, 'Roots of the Hidden' won the 'Best Animation' award.

http://purbeckfilm.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=348:purbeck-shorts-2011&catid=1:latest
Well done team Roots!
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Bournemouth, Dorset, United Kingdom
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Edmond, Oklahoma, United States - Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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Introduction


Kaily O'Brien is an award-winning, international filmmaker with two graduation films selected to screen in 25 countries, decorated with 20 international film awards. Recently, O'Brien's second film, “Head Over Heels” was placed on the shortlist to receive an Oscar during the 85th Academy Awards, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Hollywood, California.


'Roots of the Hidden' has been selected for the following:

RiverRun International Film Festival 
(RiverRun)
'The 14th Annual RiverRun International Film Festival'
Film Category: TBA
Within: City of the Arts & Innovation
Date: April 13th-22nd, 2012
Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States


International Children's Film Festival (REDCAT)
'The 7th Annual REDCAT International Children's Film Festival'
Film Category: 'Fright Delight'
Within: REDCAT in the Walt Disney Concert Hall
Date: May 5th-13th, 2012
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
www.redcat.org/event/redcat-​​​​international-childrens-film-​​​​festival-11


Flatpack Festival
(FLATPACK 6)
'The 6th Flatpack Festival'
Film Category: 'Colour Box'
Within: Midlands Arts Centre
Date: March 14th-18th, 2012
Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom


Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS)
(Internationales Trickfilm Festival '12)
'The 19th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film'
Film Category: 'Love, Fear & Paranoia'
Within: Town Square
Date: May 8th-13th, 2012
Location: Stuttgart, Germany


International Festival of Animated Films (AniFest) 
(Internationa Festival od Animated Films AniFest '12)
'The 11th International Festival of Animated Films AniFest'
Film Category: Student Film Competition
Within: The beautiful picturesque town of Teplice
Date: April 26th--May 1st, 2012
Location: Prague, Czech Republic


Festival de Premiers Films Européens
(Premiers Plans--Angers Festival)
'The 24th European First Film Festival'
Film Category: European Student Film
Within: Le Grand Théâtre d'Angers
Date: January 20th-29th, 2012
Location: Angers, France


Children’s Film Festival Seattle (2012)
'The 7th Annual Children’s Film Festival in Seattle'
Presented by the Northwest Film Forum
Date: January 26th- February 5th, 2012
(Additional Screenings for school groups through February 24th)
Location: Seattle, Washington, United States


International Animation Film Festival 
(ANIMATEKA, 2011)
'The 8th Edition European Student Animated Film Competition'
Presented within Kinodvor Cinema
Date: December 5th-11th, 2011
Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia


Puchon International Student Animation Festival (PISAF, 2011)
'The 13th Annual Puchon International Student Animation Festival'
Presented within the Korea Manhwa Museum, KOMACON in Bucheon City
Date: November 4th-8th, 2011
Location: Puchon, Korea
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London International Animation Festival 
(LIAF, 2011)
'The 8th London International Animation Festival'
Presented in The Barbican, Cinema 1
Date: August 26th- September 4th, 2011:
Location: London, United Kingdom


We are thankful, 'Roots of the Hidden' won 'Best Cut-Out Film' announced during the grand finale 'Best of the Festival' at the London International Animation Festival (LIAF, 2011), United Kingdom: http://www.liaf.org.uk/


International Student Animation Festival
(COWfest, 2011)
'The 3rd International Student Animation Festival'
Chitrakatha ’11
Presented at the National Institute of Design
(NID) of India
Date: October 19th-23rd, 2011
Location: Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India


Purbeck Film Festival (2011)
'The 15th Annual Purbeck Film Festival'
Presented within The Rex Cinema Wareham
Date: October 14th-29th, 2011
Location: Dorset, United Kingdom


We are thankful, 'Roots of the Hidden' won 'Best Animation' at the Rex Cinema in Wareham during the Purbeck Film Festival, United Kingdom: http://www.purbeckfilm.com/


European Animated Film Festival 
(BALKANIMA, 2011)
'The 8th Edition European Animated Film Festival'
Presented within (Cinema 8)
Evropski Festival Animiranog Filma
Date: October 4th-8th, 2011:
Location: Beograd, Serbia


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Education
  • The Arts University College at Bournemouth, UK
    Postgraduate Education: BA (Hons) Animation Production, 2011; AUCB Short Course in Digital Photography III, 2011
  • National Film and Television School, UK
    Production Design Assistant, 2011
  • University of Central Oklahoma, USA
    Bachelor of Fine Arts; Minor in Art History, 2010
  • University of Oklahoma, USA
    Undergraduate Student, 2006
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Kaily R. O'Brien