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East Coast Premiere

Director: Julie Gratz

United States, 2015, 2 min

Festival Year:2015


Crew:Producers: KALEIDA, Ugly Pretty Productions - Music: Dana Leong, DJ Qbert

Email:julie AT


An invitation into the heart of New York City through the atmospheric art of BUA. With the music of DJ Qbert and Dana Leong, escape into moments in the streets that are filled with artistic expression from the hip hop culture of a vibrant metropolis. Directed and arranged by Julie Gratz, and animated by KALEIDA.


About the director

Julie Gratz is an animator and artist who combines her musicality and skill in fine art to create animations and visuals that perfectly compliment the music they accompany. Julie grew up painting, drawing, dancing, choreographing, and performing on stage, so animation has become a beautiful culmination of all of her training and experience. She has had the privilege to work with some amazing professional dancers, Grammy-award winning musicians, and international artists.


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