BIO

Matisse Gonzalez Jordán is a Bolivian animator, illustrator and director living and working in Germany and Bolivia.

She graduated from the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in 2019.
Her graduation film GRAVEDAD won several awards included the award for best animated film at the Melbourne International Film Festival and the Audience Award at the Ottawa International Animation Festival. The short was nominated for the ANNIE Awards, the Premios Quirino and long-listed for the Academy Awards 2022.

Matisse is the creator of ERA SOLO UNA ROCA QUE SE PARECÍA A ALGUIEN, a pilot episode for her own series for Cartoon Network Latin-America. The pilot was shown in several animation festivals, including the New York International Children's Film Festival, where it got the Audience Award for ages 12+.

Matisse is now developing CONDENADITOS, a feature film with Studio Seufz in Germany and Celeste Studio in Bolivia.

FILM FESTIVALS

2019, OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL, CANADA,  Audience Award, 2019, DOK LEIPZIG, GERMANY, Special Mention, Best German Short, 2021, MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, AUSTRALIA, Best Animated Short Film, 2020, ITFS, GERMANY, Special Mention Young Animation2019, FILMSCHAU BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG, GERMANY, Best Animation Prize, 2019 PÖFF TALLIN BLACK NIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL, Official Selection, 2020, SWSX, USA, Official Selection, 2020, WATERSPRITE FILMFESTIVAL,UK, Best Animation2019,TURKU, FINNLAND Audience Award, 2020,FLORIDA ANIMATION FEST, USA, Frame by Frame Prize, 2020, FEST, PORTUGAL, Best School Film, 2020, ANIBAR, KOSOVO, Special Mention Best Student Film, 2020, SCHLINGEL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, GERMANY, Kurzfilm Animation Prize, 2020, BOLTON FILMFEST, UK, Best Animation (Student), 2020, EL PASO FILM FESTIVAL, USA, Femme Frontera Award, 2021 ANIMEST, ROMANIA, 2022, NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL, Audience Award for ages 12+
 

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