Director of "Dandelions" Short Film
Huntington University, Huntington, IN
GameStop, Fort Wayne, IN
As of May 2017, the film was completed and will be submitted to film fests.
- Grand Rapids Comic Con Film Festival: First Place
- Frostbite International Film Festival: Best Animated Short
- Student World Awards: Best Animation
- BEA Festival of Media Arts: First Place Student Animation
- ADFED Gold: Self Promotion Video
- ADFED Silver: Self Promotion Collateral
- The Moonrise Film Festival: Finalist
- SHORT To The Point: Official Selection
- Roselle Park Shorts! Film Festival: Official Selection
- The World Animation Celebration: Official Selection
- After Hours Film Society (Anim8 Student Film Fest): Merit Award
- Catharsis International Film Festival: Official Selection
- Providence Children's Film Festival: Official Selection
- Clean Shorts Film Festival: Official Selection
- Park City International Film Festival: Official Selection
- Grand Rapids Film Festival: Official Selection
- River Bend Film Festival: Official Selection
- Hobnobben Film Festival: Two Official Selections
This film will be available for public online viewing after it is done going to film festivals.
In the meantime, a small teaser/trailer has been made:
"Dandelions" is a 2D animated short film created by Nikki Hines and Rebecca Strong as a senior thesis during their time at Huntington University in Huntington, IN.
Director: Nikki Hines
Producers: Nikki Hines and Rebecca Strong
Score: Kurt Roembke and Hope Arthur
SFX: Josh Rosebrough
An immortal beast that resides in a field of dandelions is plagued by a curse that causes him to kill anything he touches with his paws. Until one day a young girl stumbles upon him and takes it upon herself to solve his problem. Through this chance encounter a friendship blooms through the years.