About

Laura Aldofredi is an Italian animation filmmaker, producer and artist based in the Netherlands specialized in animation and illustration for children.

Her artistic work recalls the oniric and fantastic world, which is a fusion of fairytale elements, subtle magic, genuine enthusiasm for Nature and focus for small, intimate details.

Laura graduated as a MA with honors in Illustration at Ars in Fabula (Italy) and as a MA in Animation at AKV St. Joost (Netherlands).
Since the completion of the Master studies, Laura has been working as a freelancer for Submarine Animation Studio in Amsterdam. She has been covered production roles within several departments, such as in development, 2D animation and VFX.
She is also a guest lecturer at the MA Animation at St. Joost Academy.

At the moment she is working on the early development of her next short film Bring Back to Life, next to her work as producer and illustrator.

Press:

https://submarinechannel.com/meet-14-upcoming-talents-playgrounds-2019/
https://www.iberianpress.es/noticia/el-cortometraje-sobre-la-ovodonacion-que-te-conmovera-hasta-las-lagrimas/33977
https://www.pressreader.com/australia/imagine-fx/20191231/283390538756610
https://www.floridaanimationfestival.com/laura-aldofredi-chasing-stars
https://see-nl.com/artikel/20210715-4-dutch-productions-selected-for-monstra
https://see-nl.com/artikel/20210804-la-guarimba-selects-8-dutch-shorts

Films:

Chasing Stars, short film, 2019, NL – director
Flora, commissioned film, 2020, ES and NL, – director
Best Birthday Ever, feature film, 2021, NL, DE and SE – 2d animation and layouts coordinator
Twee Kleine Kleutertjes, feature film, 2022, NL – 2d animation consultant and coordinator
Apollo 10 ½: A Space Age Childhood, Netflix feature film, 2022, USA and NL – compositing coordinator
Fox and Hare Save the Forest, feature film, tbr, NL, BE, LU – design and storyboard coordinator
Bring Back to Life, short film, tbr, NL (in early development) – director

Film Festivals:

*International Student Animated Film Festival Animafantasia (Romania, 2020)
*Sardinia Film Festival (Italy, 2020)
*KidzCinema (India, 2020)
*Flickfair (United States, June 2020)
*Cartoon Club International Festival of Animation Cinema (Italy, 2020)
*Festival BAB Biennal of Animation Bratislava (Slovakia, 2020)
*Forest Film Club (UK, 2020)
*Chaniartoon (Greece, 2020)
*Banjaluka (Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2020)
*Cinanima (Portugal, 2020)
*Animate (Australia, 2021)
*International Film Festival for Children and Youth HERO (Russia, 2020 and 2021)
*Bergen International Animation Festival ReAnima (Norway, 2020)
*Greek Documentary Festival Docfest – Children Program (Greece, 2020)
*Zubroffka International Short Film Festival (Poland, 2021)
*Euroshorts Young Filmmakers Festival (Poland, 2020)
*Icona Ionian Contemporary Animation Festival (Greece, 2020)
*Animafest Gdansk – 6. International Animation Film Festival (Poland, 2020)
*Monstra Lisbon Animation Festival (Portugal, 2021)
*International Film Festival Assen (Netherlands, 2021)
*International Filmmor Women’s Film Festival (Turkey, 2021)
*Mecal Pro 2021, Barcelona International Short and Animation Film Festival (Spain, 2021)
*Athens Animfest (Greece, 2021)
*Wench Film Festival (India, 2021)
*T-Shirt Animated Film Online Festival (Germany, 2021)
*Petit Pavè Festival de Cinema Independente de Curitiba (Brazil, 2021)
*Il Cineclub dei piccoli – Concorso Nazionale di Cortometraggi d’Animazione (Italy, 2021)
*FestPro Film Festival (Russia, 2021)
*16th Anim!Arte – International Student Animation Festival of Brazil (Brazil, 2021)
*Florida Animation Festival (USA, 2021)
*International Short Film Festival Middelburg (Netherlands, 2021)
*Kino Festival Light of the World (Russia, 2021)
*Cactus International Children’s and Youth Film Festival (Italy, 2021)
*Animex Awards (UK, 2021)
*Neum Animated Film Festival (Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2021)
*VAFI & RAFI- International Children and Youth Animation Film Festival (Croatia, 2021)
*La Guarimba Film Festival (Italy, 2021)
*Zebra Animation Festival (Slovenia, 2021)
*Madeira Curtas – Short Films Contest (Portugal, 2021)
*FiaFest (Colombia, 2021)
*BAICFF – Bay Area International Children’s Film Festival (USA, Ireland 2021)
*Vasteras Film Festival (Sweden, 2021)
*15th Animart Festival – Student and Youth Audiovisual Creativity (Greece, 2021)
*Flipbook Film Festival (Macedonia, 2021)
*International Film Festival for Children and Youth – ZINETXIKI ZINEMALDIA (Spain, 2021)
*Patmos Cinema Festival (Greece, 2021)
*Warszaw Animation Film Festival (Poland 2021)
*Alexandre Trauner Art/Film Festival (Hungary 2021)
*17th Athens Digital Arts Festival (Greece, 2021)
*FEST New Directors New Films Festival (Portugal, 2021)
*Balkanima European Animated Film Festival (Serbia, 2021)
*KINOdiseea International Children Film Festival Romania (Romania 2021)
*Cartoons on the Bay, Pulcinella Awards (Italy, 2021)
*Moinho Cine Fest (Portugal, 2022)
*Cambodia International Film Festival (Cambodia, 2022)

Books:

*W Pewnym Teatrze Lalek, Wydawnictwo Dreams (Poland)
*Gli Occhi Ciechi delle Madri, author Sara Maggi (Italy)