Garden of Memories

Animated Shorts; Interdisciplinary Collaborations

Creative Direction:
Jane Claire Drozd - Creator
Amy Eisenmann - Music

Faculty:
Maria Palazzi - Design (ACCAD)
Alan Price - Design (ACCAD)
Susan Melsop - Design

Summary:
Garden of Memories is a short animated film based on recordings of the filmmaker's grandmother childhood stories. Using animation techniques such as rotoscoping, cutouts, stopmotion and 3D computer animation the filmmaker re-imagines her Grandmother's life as a young girl while using the process of filmmaking to discover her own past.

"Created in fulfillment of an MFA Thesis at the Ohio State University. Garden of Memories is a short animated film based on recordings of my Grandmother’s childhood stories told through the flowers she remembers. Using animation techniques such as rotoscoping, cutouts, stopmotion and 3D computer animation to re-imagine my Grandmother’s life as a young girl while using filmmaking to discover my own past." - Jane Drozd

Completed in 2011.