YASMIN MISTRY

Animator / Designer / Director / Producer

Yasmin Mistry is an Emmy-nominated designer and animator based out of Brooklyn, NY. Her work has been displayed in exhibitions, film festivals, and design publication worldwide including recent showings at the United Nations and the Louvre.

When not working as an artist, Yasmin dedicates her time to the foster care children of New York City. As a Court Appointed Special Advocate, she received the 2012 Advocate of The Year Award for her dedication to getting services for foster care children with special needs. Yasmin was inspired to create this film when she realized the voices of the children she worked with were not being heard and their stories never told.

Yasmin enjoys working on documentaries and has created graphics for films featured at numerous film festivals, including the Tribeca Film Festival, Cannes, SXSW, and Michael Moore's Traverse City Film Festival. In addition, her first short film, Visions Revealed, an animated short about performing arts in the deaf community, premiered at SIGGRAPH Metro-CAF and went on to be screened at festivals world-wide, including Deaf Arts Now! International Film Festival, the Big Mini DV Festival, and the Red Stick International Film Festival.

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