Last week our studio has been awarded during the 2014 edition of Cartoons on the Bay, Venice. It's an important animation festival, maybe the most important in Italy. I used to joke about winning COTB when I started, but I must admit I wasn't serious.
It was about ten years ago, and I wanted to do animation. Digital animation, as I am not that good when it comes to drawing. People reactions were mostly about telling me how crazy and impossible my aspirations were, that few people if any were doing animation in Italy, let alone Naples, and there was no way I could change that, being unexperienced, poor-talented, and alone. And as rethoric as