Montreal-based JC Little is an award-winning visual storyteller and animation director, with a career spanning more than 30 years. Her background includes new media, commercials, feature films, educational animation for children, and creating and directing the Disney-syndicated Gemini-nominated kids' TV show My Life Me. She is best known online as The Animated Woman, likes hanging out on social media and public speaking.
Ever leaking creativity, she has released over thirty independent short films and published five picture-books: The LAST Snowman, Motherhood, Ello Monkey, and the PickleWeasel series, books 1, 2 and 3. JC lives in a messy house in Montreal with her lovely British husband, large hairy Newfoundland dog, and three fantastically opinionated children.
Nominations for My Life Me (3 et MOI) tv series:
Gemini Awards 2011, Television, Best Animation Program or Series.
Gemini Awards 2011, Internet and New Media, Best Website for a Program or Series, Youth.
Kidscreen 2010, Best Animated Series Award, Teen/Tween Category.
Canada New Media Awards 2010, MyLifeME.com nominated for Best Kids Interactive.
Festival honors for "Papa Pasquale":
Anim!Arte 2015, 12th International Animation Festival of Brazil, Official Selection.
Canada Independent Film Festival 2016, Montreal - Official Selection.
Canada Independent Film Festival 2016, Montreal - WINNER, Best Animation.
The Humboldt International Film Festival 2016, Arcata CA - Official Selection.
The Italian Contemporary Film Festival 2016, Canada - Official Selection.
Athens Animfest 2016, Athens, Greece - Official Selection.
USA Film Festival 2016, Dallas, Texas - Official Selection.
The Ledo Matteoli Award for the Best film with an Immigration Theme - WINNER The Humboldt International Film Festival 2016.
BlogHer Voice Of The Year 2012 BlogHer Voice Of The Year 2013 The Canadian Weblog Awards 2013
"Motherhood" Receives AACE Book Award From All Authors Magazine 2015
Concordia University (graphic design, animation)
JC's Montreal based company Little Animation produces eco-educational media for kids aged 4 - 8:
"The Little Earth Charter" An earth friendly animated series for kids, eight shorts in all, each one about a different aspect of our connection to each other and to the Earth. DVD or digital download are available to educators at CineFete.ca and teacher support material is available at LittleEarthCharter.org.
"Kids' Stories International" A breath-takingly fresh and sincere collection of 9 animated stories written and illustrated by children from around the world. Visual story telling to promote literacy and self expression. DVD or digital download are available to educators at CineFete.ca.
"The Footprint" An animated film featuring Earth, Little Rosie (from the Little Earth Charter) and special guest Org, a cave-kid from prehistoric times. The story is a playful introduction to sustainability issues such as water, food, clothes, transportation, toys, and energy, with a little musical segment on each. DVD or digital download are available to educators at CineFete.ca.
Earth-friendly games and online activities for kids aged 4-8 can be found at LittleAnimation4Kids.com
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