Blackheads is a stop motion and 2D animated short film about a woman coping with bad therapy, heartbreak, and blackheads. Told through a dreamy, winding, narrative of autobiographical fiction, Blackheads follows a young woman through a morning spent recounting — and attempting to internally reconcile — heartbreak.

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Emily Ann Hoffman



Director: Emily Ann Hoffman
Executive Producer: The Eyeslicer (Dan Schoenbrun, Vanessa McDonald), Cartuna (James Belfer)
Producer: Lucy Adams
Screenwriter: Emily Ann Hoffman
Cinematographer: Russell Peborde
Editor: Emily Ann Hoffman, Kerry LeVeille, Sean Weiner
Production Designer: Emily Ann Hoffman
Sound Designer: Noah Pardo
Music: D.A. McCormick
Principal Cast: Chet Siegel, Doug Goldring, Robin Brenner
Additional Credits: 2D Animator: Abigail Austin, 2D Animator: Marisa Gershenhorn, Consulting Producer: Sean Weiner, Associate Producer: Linhan Zhang, Associate Producer: Clifford Miu, Associate Producer: Jason Milov, Associate Producer: Chris Barrett, Associate Producer: Dylan Salcedo, Color: Eunah Lee


James Belfer
Publicity Contact
Emily Ann Hoffman
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2020
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Animated, Comedy, Drama, Mature/Adult, Romance
Screening Section: Animated Shorts Competition
Screening Category: Animated Short
Country: United States
Language: English
Runtime: 7 mins