My Depression: The Up and Down and Up of It

Shorts in Competition: Documentary

World Premiere

USA | 28 MINUTES | English | English subtitles

MY DEPRESSION: THE UP AND DOWN AND UP OF IT

Female Director(s), Documentary, Animation, NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s)
An animated adaptation of Ms. Swados’ award-winning book, My Depression, A Picture Book, with the voices of Sigourney Weaver (as the main character) Steve Buscemi, and Fred Armisen.

Screening in Shorts Program: City Limits

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Elizabeth Swados, Robert Marianetti, and David Wachtenheim

David Wachtenheim is a director and animator who began his career with the animated feature, Rover Dangerfield (1991). He has vividly brought to life the art of many well-known illustrators, such as Garry Trudeau, David Levine, Gary Baseman, Barry Blitt, and the legendary Al Hirschfeld. Best known for her Broadway and international hit, Runaways, Elizabeth Swados has composed, written, and directed for over 30 years. Some of her works include the Obie Award-winning, Trilogy at La MaMa, Alice at the Palace with Meryl Streep, and Groundhog. Robert Marianetti is an Animation Producer and Production Supervisor. A graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, his credits include the Academy Award-nominated children’s short, William Steig’s Dr. DeSoto and the Emmy-nominated, Abel’s Island.
Director
David Wachtenheim, Robert Marianetti, Elizabeth Swados
Screenwriter
Elizabeth Swados, Robert Marrianetti, David Wachtenheim
Producer
Roz Lichter, Josh Hetzler
Editor
Robert Marianetti, David Wachtenheim
Cinematographer
Robert Marianetti, David Wachtenheim
Executive Producer
Sheila Nevins
Composer
David Nelson, Elizabeth Swados
Cast
Sigourney Weaver Steve Buscemi Fred Armisen Dan Fogler

CONTACTS

Press Contact
Roz Lichter
Swados Animation LLC
New York City, 10013
Phone: 212 941 4075
rl@rlichterlaw.com
Print Source
Josh Hetzler
Good Look
Brooklyn, 11238
Phone: 212 365 8067
joshuahetzler@gmail.com
International Sales Contact
Roz Lichter
Swados Animation LLC
New York City, 10013
Phone: 212 941 4075
rl@rlichterlaw.com
US Sales Contact
Roz Lichter
Swados Animation LLC
New York City, 10013
Phone: 212 941 4075
rl@rlichterlaw.com