Thursday, May 20, 2021

2021 Films: Monsters In The Dark

Monsters In The Dark by Apollonia Thomaier
Austin, Texas (Milwaukee Premiere)

Running Time: 6 minutes
Screening Time: TBA

Monsters In The Dark is a 3D/2D animated short film about a young boy haunted by his abused past fears the love of his new family and runs away into a dark forest where he meets a monster that will change his life forever. A thesis by MFA student Apollonia Thomaier.

Director's Bio

Apollonia Thomaier completed her MFA in directorship and storytelling at the Academy of Art University. Apollonia (or Apol for short) has reliced two other films. The first being the multi-award winning student short animated film Adija (Digipen Institute of Technology). She was the story artist on the Vantana, the Walt Disney Animation Studios 2017 internship short.

Apol's focus at the Academy of Art was to pursue the mastery of directing a team to create an animated film honoring those who have gone through abuse.

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