How You Turned into a Fish

A poetic animated painting exploring the ideas of grief and time, showing how one woman can keep a friend alive as long as she keeps remembering.

Creative team

Writer/director/producer: Jenna Marks

About Jenna Marks

Jenna Marks

Jenna Marks is an ex-world class canoeist and multi-disciplinary artist and poet from Nova Scotia.

She has a strong focus on animated filmmaking, and is considered an auteur filmmaker; she writes, directs, animates and often composes the music for her films.

Jenna’s work has played internationally, even winning top prize at Germany’s Internationales Trickfilm-Festival Stuttgart, in their 48h animation challenge. Her work is diverse, using a multitude of techniques and genres; however, her work often focuses on stories of the past and incorporates natural elements such as water.

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