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Shmeat - Short Animated Film

Exciting news!

Shmeat is now online on NZOnScreen.
You can view the film below too!

'Shmeat' is an animated short film, funded by the New Zealand Film Commission in 2015.

The short was directed by Mata Freshwater, and produced by Thomas Coppell.

My Roles
Animator / Editor / Compositor


Toon Boom Harmony / After Effects / Illustrator

Festival Screenings

International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia

A Night of Horror International Film Festival, Sydney - Winner: Best Animated Short Film

AUDI Dublin International Film Festival, Dublin

Aesthetica Short Film Festival, UK

Leuvan International Short Film Festival, Belgium

Tacoma Film Festival, USA

NZ's Best, New Zealand International Film Festival

Cyprus International Film Festival, Greece

Show Me Shorts Film Festival, NZ

Burbank International Film Festival, USA

MidWest WeirdFest, USA

IndieFest, USA

Down Under Berlin, Shorts: Late Night Special

"Excellent production values encompassing a timely global story. Very Tim Burton-esque, but thoroughly entertaining and humorous."

- Lee Tamahori (Director: Once Were Warriors, Mahana)