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HANDSHAKE - still #1


NY Premiere

Director: Patrick Smith

United States, 2005, 4 min

Festival Year:2005


Crew:Producer: Barbara Kearney - Original Score: Michael Suby

Sales:Patrick Smith c/o Blend Films, 61 Warren St. 5th Floor New York, NY 10007 - T: 212-406-1631


In this animated film, an innocent greeting between two people is quickly transformed into a tangled struggle, illustrating the twists and turns of a full-fledged relationship.

About the director

Self taught animator Patrick Smith made his directorial debut in the stylistic MTV animated series "Down-town". He went on to direct several seasons of the popular series "Daria". Currently, Smith is working full time on independent films. His films have been featured on MTV, Spike and Mikes, Avoid Eye Contact (The best of NYC), and over a hundred other international film festivals. Today, the 32-year-old animator is writing his first feature, and animating his next independent short.

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Patrick Smith's filmography


Director Patrick Smith will be available for Q&A after the screening.

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