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SHORTS IN COMPETITION: DOCUMENTARY

MY DEPRESSION: THE UP AND DOWN AND UP OF IT

Directed by Elizabeth Swados, Robert Marianetti, and David Wachtenheim
SHORT DOCUMENTARY 28 Minutes World Premiere
FILM GUIDE MY DEPRESSION: THE UP AND DOWN AND UP OF IT
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
Female Director(s), Documentary, Animation, NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s)
About the Director(s)
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.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Documentary
  • Year:
    2014
  • Length:
    28 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
    USA
  • Premiere:
    World
Cast & Credits
  • Cinematographer:
    Robert Marianetti, David Wachtenheim
  • Executive Producer:
    Sheila Nevins
  • Producer:
    Roz Lichter, Josh Hetzler
  • Composer:
    David Nelson, Elizabeth Swados
  • Screenwriter:
    Elizabeth Swados, Robert Marrianetti, David Wachtenheim
  • Cast:
    Sigourney Weaver Steve Buscemi Fred Armisen Dan Fogler
  • Director:
    David Wachtenheim, Robert Marianetti, Elizabeth Swados
  • Editor:
    Robert Marianetti, David Wachtenheim

Contacts
  • Press 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
  • 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

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