Name: Todd Sines
Lives in: New York City, New York
Occupation: 3d Animator, Director, Director of Photography and Visual Effects Artist
Tu & Eu
Film (short) by Edward Shieh (Drama) Visual effects
Down the Shore
Film by Harold Guskin (Drama, Romance and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew The lives of three childhood friends on the Jersey Shore begin to unravel when a secret from their past is revealed.
The Aspern Papers
Film by Mariana Hellmund (Drama) Visual effects, Miscellaneous Crew A young American publisher sets off on a journey to the jungles of Venezuela to acquire the valuable and original manuscripts of his beloved poet, Jeffery Aspern. There he discovers the poet's ancient muse, Juliana Bordereau, living in a dilapidated cocoa hacienda with her recluse niece, Tita. The American invents a false identity - a writer in need of a quiet room for several weeks - convinced that once inside the house he will get his hands on the precious papers. Juliana extracts an exorbitant fee from him, but the American pushes forward and enlists Tita as his ally, knowing that she is susceptible to his romantic charms. What ensues is a triangle between the muse, the spinster, and the gentleman, in which the price of seduction is too high, even for the paper-obsessed American. A modern adaptation of the novella by Henry James. Written by Anonymous
The Kids Are All Right
Film by Lisa Cholodenko (Comedy and Drama) Visual effects Nic and Jules are in a long term, committed, loving but by no means perfect same-sex relationship. Nic, a physician, needs to wield what she believes is control, whereas Jules, under that control, is less self-assured. During their relationship, Jules has floundered in her "nine to five" life, sometimes trying to start a business - always unsuccessfully - or being the stay-at-home mom. She is currently trying to start a landscape design business. They have two teen-aged children, Joni (conceived by Nic) and Laser (by Jules). Although not exact replicas, each offspring does more closely resemble his/her biological mother in temperament. Joni and Laser are also half-siblings, having the same unknown sperm donor father. Shortly after Joni's eighteenth birthday and shortly before she plans to leave the house and head off to college, Laser, only fifteen and underage to do so, pleads with her to try and contact their sperm donor father. Somewhat reluctantly, she does. He is late ... Written by Huggo
Film by Joshua Zeman (Documentary, Crime, Horror and Mystery) Visual effects Realizing the urban legend of their youth has actually come true; two filmmakers delve into the mystery surrounding five missing children and the real-life boogeyman linked to their disappearances.
Between the Folds
Film by Vanessa Gould (Documentary) Visual effects Depicts a cast of fine artists and eccentric scientists (from MIT and NASA) who have devoted their lives to the unlikely medium of modern origami. Through their determination to reinterpret the world in paper, they arouse a fascinating mix of sensibilities towards art, form, expressiveness, creativity and meaning. Written by anonymous
Film by Lucy Kostelanetz (Documentary) Visual effects A story about passion, art and idealism. Sonia (Sofia) Dymshitz-Tolstaya survived Russia's Revolution, Stalin's purges, and personal tragedy to create the vibrant canvases that expressed her unquenchable spirit and captured the spirit of her times. Written by Judith Pearlman
Film (short) by Tenzin Phuntsog (Mystery) Visual effects, Actor, Producer
Film (short) by Karen Lawler Visual effects
Film (short) by Poull Brien Art department A quirky private high school student in Manhattan searches for a prom date on the internet.