Meghann Artes is an award-winning filmmaker and animator who has worked with Sesame Street, Dreamworks, Nickelodeon, Bix Pix, NBC and ABC. In 2009, her work for Sesame Street was awarded both an Emmy and a Peabody. Her ‘Speed Dating’ short – a charming & absurdist live action-animation tale – has been delighting audiences at over 15 film festivals worldwide, winning awards at the USA Film Festival and Elgin Film Festival, not to mention a prized Vimeo Staff Picks. Meghann’s films are often humorously detailed with quirky characters, handmade props and ingenious contraptions. The tactile quality of her sets embrace colour, texture & visual wit, her many influences stretching from Jean-Pierre Jeunet to Jan Svankmajer to Rube Goldberg.