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Blue Bird

Brian Giovanni is a Los Angeles based independent animator who independently draws and creates things independently. 

His latest short film "Of Crumbs and Dreams" premiered at the Animation Block Party in 2019, and was awarded Best Animated Short at both the Black Cat Picture Show Film Fest and the Culver City Film Festival.  In 2022, it was acquired as part of Season Six of the 'Discover Indie Film' series on Amazon Prime, and is currently available for streaming here.    


His previous short "When Comes the Rain" made its festival run over the previous two years, with selections including the Animation Block Party, the World Animation Celebration, San Francisco Indie Fest, and the Twin Cities Film Fest.  

Over the past three years, his illustration work, including his ongoing series 'Sermonibus Animalis,' has been featured in gallery and art fair showings through both the Arroyo Arts Collective and the Renegade Craft Artist Collective. 


He has trained under indie-animation legend Bill Plympton, and studies regularly at the American Animation Institute in Burbank, CA. He also holds a film degree from Denison University's School of Cinema.

Most recently, he has worked as a creative producer and graphic designer on home media productions for clients including Disney/Pixar, Marvel, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, and 20th Century Studios.  He is also a long-standing member of the ASIFA - Hollywood animated film society.


Currently, he is working on many films and projects, and one day, you might get to see one of them!

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