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Humanexus

Knowledge and Communication through the Ages

© 2013

Poster-Humanexus

Humanexus 1-minute Trailer from YF Shen on Vimeo.

Animation (10 min 25 sec).
World Premiere in USA, 2013; revised in April 2014

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The Making of Humanexus
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Synopsis

The human race has long searched for meaningful interpersonal connections. Tools and technologies have made it easier to reach out and share ideas, but each presents a new, unforeseen challenge. We must always ask: "Is this what we want? What do we want?" ...more detailes

 

Awards

● Denali Awards. 2015 Film and Screenplay Competition, Alaska International Film Awards, AK
● Special Jury Remi Winner. WorldFest-Houston, 2015, Houston, TX
● Honorable Mention for Short Films. Festicinekids Cartagena 2014, Cartagena, Colombia
● Winner of the category "Art, Education, Family, Kids", Ero 2014 Film Festival, Fundación Mundo Ciudad, Marbella, Spain
● Gold Award. Documentary & Short International Movie Award, Jakarta, Indonesia
● First Place: Best Film - North America, World Cultures - Professionals. 2014 Anim!Arte, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
● Winner of Animation. 2014 Festival Internacional del Audiovisual para la Niñez y la Adolescencia KOLIBRI, La Paz, Bolivia
● Best Professional Animation. V Festival de Cine: Infancia y Adolescencia “Ciudad de Bogotá” 2014, Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
● Best Director of an Animation. 2014 Southampton International Film Festival, Southampton, UK
● The Prize of DB SCHENKER, s.r.o. EKOTOPFILM 2014 - 41st International Festival of Sustainable Development Films, Bratislava, Slovakia.
● Mention Short Film. 2014 el Ojo cojo Film festival, Madrid and Barcelona, Spain
● Best Animation. 2014 Dublin International Short Film and Music Festival, Dublin, Ireland
● Audience Choice Award of Experimental Animation. 2014 Golden Orchid International Animation Festival, PA, USA
● Platinum Award. International Movie Awards, Jakarta, Indonesia
● Audience Award. 2014 Short@ Fringe at Azores Fringe Festival, Azores, Portugal
● Awards of Merit. World Film Awards, Jakarta, Indonesia
● Third Prize. Aviff Cannes Art Film Festival, Cannes, France
● Honorable Mention. 2014 Taos Shortz Film Fest, Taos, NM, USA
● Best Short Animation. 2014 Albany FilmFest, Albany, CA, USA
● Best Animated Short. 2014 Richmond International Film Festival, Richmond, VA
● Documentary Shorts Award. 2014 Macon Film Festival, Macon, GA, USA
● Best Director Award. 2014 Macon Film Festival, Macon, GA, USA
● Award of Excellence. 2014 Canada International Film Festival, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
● Best in Show. New Wave 2014, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA, USA
● Platinum Award. The 5th Annual Pixie Awards, American Pixel Academy, Wynnewood, PA, USA
● Best Original Screenplay - Animation. Unofficial Google+ Film Festival, USA
● Chinh Gold. 2013, Animation category of International Chinh India Kids Film Festival, New Delhi, India
● Award of Excellence. 2013, Best Short Competition,La Jolla, CA, USA
● ifab Artistic Vision Award. 2013 International Film Awards Berlin, Berlin, Germany
● Best Animation. 2013, Whitelight's International Short Film Festival, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

 

Film Festival Official Selections / Nominations

● 7th International Children and Youth Animation Film Festival Varaždin (Apr 19 - 24, 2016), Varaždin, Croatia
● 2nd Snowtown Film Festival (Jan 29 - 30, 2016), Watertown, NY, USA
● 7th Cairo Video Festival (Dec 10 - 15, 2015), Cairo, Egypt
● Geo Film Festival (Nov 26, 2015), Fontaniva, Italy
● VideoBabel Festival (Nov 24 - 30, 2015), Cusco, Peru
● 19th International Children's Film Festival (Nov 14 - 20, 2015), Hyderabad, India
● 5º Macaé Cine - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Macaé (Oct 23 - 31, 2015) - Special Screening, Rio de janeiro Brazil
● 22th International Independent Film Festival in the name of Ireneusz Radzio - PUBLICYSTYKA 2015 (Oct 23 - 25, 2015), Kędzierzyn-Koźle, Poland
● Sharjah Internatㄛonal Children’s Film Festival (Oct 18 - 23, 2015), Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
● 14° Festival Internazionale del Cinema d'Arte (Otc 14 - 18, 2015), Milan, Italy
● XIII Festival Internacional de Cine de Ponferrada (Oct 2 - 10, 2015), Ponferrada, Spain
● Competition Programme at International Short Film Festival SHORT FORM (Sep 19 - 27, 2015), Gornji Milanovac, Serbia
● XVIII International Animated Film Festival – Animaevka 2015 (Sep 10 - 14, 2015), Mogilev, Belarus
● 11°Festival Internacional de Cine de Pasto (Sep 3 - 8, 2015), Pasto, Colombia
● Kraljevski Filmski Festival (Sep 2- 5, 2015), Kraljevo, Serbia
● IndiEarth Animation Film Festival (Jun 26 - 28, 2015), Chennai India
● FilmQuest (June 18 - 27, 2015), Provo, UT
● Cinema Monster Film Festival (June 2 - 4, 2015), Huntingdon PA, USA
● Festival Internacional de Cine y Audiovisual Infantil y Juvenil (May 24 - 30, 2015), Merida, Venezuela
● International Changing Perspectives Short Film Festival (May 23 - 25, 2015), Istanbul, Turkey
● 11th Athens Digital Arts Festival (May 21 - 24, 2015), Athens, Greece
● Carmarthen Bay Film Festival (May 12 - 15, 2015), Burry Port, Wales, UK
● Salón Internacional de La Luz (May 11 - 17, 2015), Bogota, Colombia
● Animaze le MIAFF! - Montreal International Film Festival (Apr 16 - 19, 2015), Montreal, Canada
● Cinema Planeta - 7º Festival Internacional de Cine y Medio Ambiente (Apr 14 - 19, 2015), Cuernavaca, Mexico
● World Cinema section of CMS International Children’s Film Festival (Apr 7 - 15, 2015), Lucknow, India
● WorldFest-Houston International Film & Video Festival (Apr 10 - 19, 2015), Houston, TX
● Cinema Perpetuum Mobile International Short Film Festival (Apr 10 - 19, 2015), Minsk, Belarus
● Festival Cortos Rodinia (Apr 10 - 11, 2015), Valladolid, Spain
● Women And Minorities in Media Festival (Apr 9 - 11, 2015), Towson, MD
● CMS Children’s International Film Festival (Apr 7 - 25, 2015), Lucknow, India
● American Documentary Film Festival (Mar 26 - 30, 2015), Palm Springs, CA, USA
● Primavera Cinemística / Cinemística Film Festival (Mar 21 - Jun 29, 2015), Granada, Spain
● NOFI World Festival of Student and Non-Commercial (Mar 20 - 22, 2015), Los Angeles, CA, USA
● International Noncommercial Animation Festival BEAR (Mar 15 - 22, 2015), Dresden Germany
● Shorty Week Film Fest (Mar 12 - 15, 2015), Cádiz, Spain
● San Luis Obispo International Film Festival (Mar 10 - 15, 2015), San Luis Obispo, CA, USA
● Festival Courts des îles - Festival international du court-métrage de fiction des îles du Monde (Mar 9 - 15, 2015), Papeete, Tahiti (Polynésie française), France
● Oxford Film Festival (Feb 26 - Mar 1, 2015), Oxford, MS, USA
● Beloit International Film Festival (Feb 20 - Mar 1, 2015), Beloit, WI, USA
● Ploiești International Film Festival (Feb 19 - 22, 2015), Ploiești, Romania
● Blue Sky International Animation Festival (Feb 2 - 6, 2015), Wooster, OH
● Festival Nomade à Montréal (Jan 26 - Feb 1, 2015), Montreal, Canada
● Mostra Internacional de Cinema da Amazônia (MICA Film Festival) (Jan 26 - 31, 2015), Manaus, Brazil
● International Children's Film Festival Bangladesh (Jan 24 - 30, 2015), Dhaka, Bangladesh
● Beeston Film Festival (Jan 24 - 25, 2015), Nottingham, UK
● UnderCannes - Cannes Underground Film Festival (Jan 11 - 16, 2015), online
● Kanyakumari International Film Festival (Dec 20 - 22, 2014), Kanyakumari, India
● Ima International Film Festival (Dec 9 - 11, 2014), Thrissur, India
● Jive Azz Film Fest (Dec 6, 2014), Tarzana, CA
● Karama Human Rights Film Festival (Dec 5 - 10, 2014), Amman, Jordan
● Cambodia International Film Festival (Dec 5 - 10, 2014), Phnom Penh, Cambodia
● Програма Анимакс Скопје Фест / Animax Skopje Fest (Dec 4 - 6, 2014), Skopje, Macedonia
● Mostra de Curtmetratges per la Identitat / Festival of Short Films for Identity (Dec 3 - 5, 2014), Barcelona, Spain
● Mica International Film Festival (Dec 2 - 28, 2014), Manaus, Brazil
● MUMIA: Underground World Animation Festival (Dec 2 - 18, 2014), Belo Horizonte - Nova Lima, Brazil
● Documentary & Short International Movie Award (Nov 27 - Dec 4, 2014), Jakarta, Indonesia
● Festival Internacional de Cine Solidario KO & Digital (Nov 27 - 30, 2014), Barcelona, Spain
● Nile's Diaspora International Film Festival (Nov 21 - 28, 2014), Kampala, Uganda
● Festival del cortometraggio 'O CURT (Nov 19 - 22, 2014), Napoli, Italy
● Macaé Cine - Festival Nacional de Cinema de Macaé / Macae Cine Film Festival (Nov 17 - 22, 2014), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
● CinemaFest (Nov 14 - 23, 2014), San Luis Potosí, Mexico
● Festival de Cine del Sur (Nov 14 - 22, 2014), Pereira, Colombia
● Mórbido Film Fest (Nov 13 - 16, 2014), Mexico City, Mexico
● ENFOQUE International Film Festival (Nov 13 - 15, 2014), San Juan, Puerto Rico
● Napa Valley Film Festival (Nov 12 - 16, 2014), Napa, CA, USA
● Morbido Film Fest (Nov 12 - 16, 2014), Pátzcuaro, Michoacán, Mexico
● Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes FENACO Perú (Nov 12 - 15, 2014), Cusco, Peru
● FFFilm Project (Nov 11 - 13, 2014), Porto, Portugal
● Sandfly Film Festival (Nov 11, 2014), Sydney, Australia
● Lahore International Children's Film Festival (Nov 10 - 15, 2014), Lahore, Pakistan
● London City Film Festival (Nov 8, 2014), London, UK
● MINIDOC 2014 (Nov 7 - 8, 2014), Museo Etnográfico de Polán, Toledo, Spain
● New Urbanism Film Festival (Nov 6 - 9, 2014), Los Angelas, CA, USA
● Festival de cortometrajes "Relatos Cortos" (Nov 15, 2014), Buenos Aires, Argentina
● Festival de Cine La imagen de los Pueblos (Nov 4 - 7, 2014), Imbabura, Ecuador
● Bienal Internacional de Video y Cine Contemporaneo Videofest (Nov 3 - 14, 2014), Mexicali, Mexico
● Hamilton Film Festival (Nov 3 - 9, 2014), Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
● Festival Entretodos – Festival de curtas de Direitos Humanos (Nov 3 - 7, 2014), São Paulo, Brazil
● Sandpoint Film Festival (Nov 1, 2014), Sandpoint, ID, USA
● Indie Memphis Film Festival (Oct 31 - Nov 3, 2014), Memphis ,TN, USA
● International Video Festival VIDEOMEDEJA (Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2014), Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Serbia
● Hawaii International Film Festival (Oct 30 - Nov 9; Nov 13 - 16, 2014), Oahu, Big Island & Kauai, Hawaii, USA
● East Lansing Film Festival (Oct 30 - Nov 6, 2014), East Lansing, Michigan, USA
● Muestra Internacional de Cortometrajes “Video/Jujuy/Cortos” (Oct 27 - 31, 2014), San Salvador de Jujuy, Argentina
● MOLODIST Kyiv International Film Festival (Oct 25 - Nov 2, 2014), Kyiv, Ukraine
● Chicago International Children's Film Festival (Oct 24 - Nov 2, 2014), Chicago, IL, USA
● SPARK Animation Festival (Ort 22 - 26, 2014), Vancouver, Canada
● Muestra de Cine Infantil de Leganés (Oct 24 - 28, 2014), Madrid, Span
● Festival de Animación FIDA – Chile (Oct 22 - 24, 2014), Valparaíso, Chile
● Anim!Arte (Oct 21 - 30, 2014), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
● Festival de Cine: Infancia y Adolescencia (Oct 20 - 24, 2014), Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
● Grenada Afterglow Film Festival (Oct 18, 2014), Grenada, MS, USA
● Southampton International Film Festival - nominated for Best Animated Film, Best Director of an Animation, and Achievement in Art (Oct 16 - 19, 2014), Southampton, UK
● Indie Fest USA International Film Festival (Oct 16 - 19, 2014), Orange County, CA, USA
● Muestra Audiovisual Cine Sinú (Oct 16 - 18, 2014), Muestra, Colombia
● Baghdad International Film Festival (Oct 15 - 19, 2014), Baghdad, Iraq
● Tallgrass Film Festival (Oct 15 - 19, 2014), Wichita, KS, USA
● Daroca & Prisión Film Fest (Oct 15 - 18, 2014), Daroca, Aragon, Spain
● IFFEST "Document.Art" (Oct 15 - 18, 2014), Bucarest, Romania
● Muestra Audiovisual Cine Sinú (Oct 14 - 19, 2014), Montería, Colombia
● Festival Internacional del Audiovisual para la Niñez y la Adolescencia KOLIBRI (Oct 14 - 19, 2014), La Paz, Bolivia
● Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de la Cuenca del Salado (Oct 10 - 12, 2014), Buenos Aires, Argentina
● San Pedro International Film Festival (Oct 10 - 12, 2014), San Pedro, CA, USA
● Film Festival of Columbus (Oct 9 - 16, 2014), Columbus, OH, USA
● MIC - Mostra Internacional de Cinema de Ouro Preto / Internacional Festival Film of Ouro Preto (Oct 9 - 15, 2014), Ouro Preto, Brazil
● Festival Internacional de Cinema e Saúde Mental - FICSAM (Oct 8 - 10, 2014), Faro, Algarve, Portugal
● Festival Internacional de Experimentación CINETORO / CINETORO Film Festival (Oct 7 - 13, 2014), Toro, Valle del Cauca, Colombia
● Intermediaciones Muestra de Videoarte y Video Experimental / Intermediaciones Video Art and Experimental Video Showcase (Oct 7 - 10, 2014), Antioquia, Colombia
● CineFest Global (Oct 6 - 11, 2014), Katy, TX, USA
● Ecofilm Festival (Oct 6 - 8, 2014), Mexico City, Mexico
● Festival Internacional de Cine y Video Alternativo y Comunitario Ojo al Sancocho (Oct 4 - 11, 2014), Bogota, Cundinamarca, Colombia
● el Ojo cojo Film festival (Oct 3 -12, 2014), Madrid and Barcelona, Spain
● ANIMATOU: International Animated Film Festival (Oct 3 - 11, 2014), Geneva, Switzerland
● Festival Maipu Cortos / Festival de Cine de Humor (Oct 3 - 5, 2014), Buenos Aires, Argentina
● Highway 61 Film Festival (Oct 3 - 5, 2014), Pine City, MN, USA
● Dublin International Short Film and Music Festival (Oct 2 - 5, 2014), Dublin, Ireland
● DC Asian Pacific American Film (Oct 2 - 4, 2014), Washinton DC, USA
● Montreal International Black Film Festival (Sep 23 - 28, 2014), Montreal, Canada
● Festival Nacional de Cine Estudiantil Fenacies (Sep 23 - 28, 2014), Montevideo, Uruguay
● Festicinekids Cartagena (Sep 23 - 28, 2014), Cartagena, Colombia
● Ko&digital: Festival Internacional de Cine Solidario (Sep 22 - 26, 2014), Barcelona, Spain
● Anifest Rozafa (Sep 21 - 28, 2014), Shkodra, Albania
● Access Code Short Film Festival (Sep 20, 2014), Srinagar, India
● Tanger International Film Festival (Sep 17 - 21, 2014), Tanger, Morocco
● Autumn Shorts Film Festival (Sep 15 - 20, 2014), London & Somerest, KY, USA
● Bolgatty International Film Festival (Sep 11 - 15, 2014), Kochi, Kerala, India
● Etranger Film Festival (Sep 11 - 13, 2014), Bari, Italy
● Golden Orchid International Animation Festival (Sep 13 - 28, 2014), Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA
● El Festival Internacional del Cortometraje FIC (Sep 5 - 18, 2014), Buenos Aires, Argentina
● DC Chinese Film Festival (Sep 4 -7, 2014), Washinton DC, USA
● Bienal Internacional de Cine Cientifico Ronda (Sep 1 - Nov 28, 2014), Ronda, Spain, and in various educational institutionsat Latin America
● Pink City International Short Film Festival (Sep 1 - 15, 2014), Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
● Modix International Animation Film Festival (Aug 22 - 24, 2014), Modica, Italy
● Reel East Film Festival (Aug 22 - 23, 2014), Oaklyn, NJ, USA
● Woodstock Museum Film Festival (Aug 30 - Sep 2, 2014), Saugerties, NY, USA
● "Animation for Peace" at International Animation Festival in Japan - HIROSHIMA 2014, (Aug 21 - 25, 2014), Hiroshima, Japan
● Lucania Film Festival (Aug 10 -13, 2014), Pisticci, Italy
● XIII Festival itinerante de cine infantil y juvenil Chulpicine (Aug 9 - Sep 28), ichincha, Ecuador
● Mosaic World Film Festival (Aug 1 - 3, 2014), Rockford, IL, USA
● Festival Internacional de Cine para Niños y Jóvenes (Jul 28 - Aug 2, 2014), Montevideo, Uruguay
● Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de Elche (Jul 25 - 31, 2014), Elche (Alicante), Spain
● West Florida Film Festival (Jul 25, 2014), Tampa, Florida, USA
● Busan International Kids' Film Festival (Jul 23 - 27, 2014), Busan, Korea
● Int. Low & No Budget Film-Sharing Festival (Jul 23, 2014), Stuttgart, Germany
● Festival Internazionale Del Cinema Povero TV/Movie Award (Jul 18 -20, 2014), Ispra, Italy
● Cartoon Club- International Festival of Animation Cinema and Comics (Jul 12 - 18, 2014), Rimini, Italy
● Neum Animated Film Festival (Jun 28 - Jul 2, 2014), Neum, Bosnia and Herzegowina
● Sardinia Film Festival (Jun 23 - 28, 2014), Sassari, Italy
● Islantilla Cinefórum: Festival Internacional de Cine Bajo la Luna (Jun 13 - Jul 31), Huelva, Spain
● CURRENTS 2014: Santa Fe International New Media Festival (Jun 13-29, 2014), Santa Fe, NM, USA
● Short@ Fringe at Azores Fringe Festival (Jun 01 - 30, 2014), Azores, Portugal
● Zlín Film Festival - International Film Festival for Children and Youth (May 30 - Jun 5, 2014), Zlín, Czech
● International Changing Perspectives Short Film Festival (May 23 - 25, 2014), Istanbul, Turkey
● The American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase (May 14-25, 2014), Cannes, France
● Aviff Cannes Art Film Festival (May 20-23, 2014), Cannes, France
● American Online Film Awards' 2014 Spring Showcase (May, 2014), New York, NY, USA
● Ethnografilm Festival (Apr 17-20, 2014), Paris, France
● Kansas City FilmFest (Apr 9 -13, 2014), Kansas, MO, USA
● RE:IMAGE Film Festival (Apr 6, 2014), Lawrenceville, NJ, USA
● Media Film Festival (Apr 4-5, 2014), Media, PA, USA
● Bare Bones International Film & Music Festival (Apr 3-13, 2014), Muskogee, OK, USA
● Taos Shortz Film Fest (Mar 20-23, 2014), Taos, NM, USA
● CinéGlobe Festival International de Films au CERN (Mar 18-23, 2014), Geneva, Switzerland
● Albany FilmFest (Mar 1, 2014), Albany CA, USA
● Richmond International Film Festival (Feb 27 - Mar 2, 2014), Richmond, VA, USA
● Macon Film Festival (Feb 27 - Mar 2, 2014), Macon, GA, USA
● San Francisco IndieFest 2014 (Feb 6-20, 2014), San Francisco, CA, USA
● Irvine International Film Festival (Jan 10-16, 2014), Laguna Hills, CA, USA
● Unofficial Google+ Film Festival (Dec 13-29), multiple cities (Singapore, Wellington, Toronto, New York City, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Kansas, and Others TBA) and online
● Bahamas International Film Festival (Dec 5-13, 2013), Nassau, Bahamas
● Aguilar Short Film Festival (Dec 4-8, 2013), Aguilar de Campoo, Spain
● Creative Arts Film Festival (Dec 1-31, 2013), Internet
● Foyle Film Festival, (Nov 20-24, 2013), Derry, Northern Ireland
● International Chinh India Kids Film Festival (Nov 9-14, 2013), New Delhi, India
● Legacy Media Institute International Film Festival (Nov 8-10, 2013), Norfolk, VA, USA
● Brownfish Short Film Festival NYC (Nov 1-3, 2013), New York, NY, USA
● International Film Festival of Cinematic Arts (Oct 24-27, 2013), Los Angeles, CA, USA
● Uppsala International Short Film Festival (Oct 21-27, 2013), Uppsala, Sweden
● BALINALE International Film Festival 2013 (Oct 4-10, 2013), Sanur Bali, Indonesia
● 2013 STUDIO 300 Digital Art and Music Festival (Oct 4-5, 2013), Transylvania University, Lexington, KY, USA
● Roseville Animation Festival (Sept 27-28, 2013), Roseville, CA, USA
● Whitelight's International Short Film Festival, (Sept 20-21, 2013), Co Antrim, Northern Ireland
● Bootleg Film Festival NYC 2013 (Sept 19-22, 2013), New York, NY, USA
● Guam International Film Festival (Sept 24-29, 2013), Guam, USA
● Taipei Film Festival (Jun 18 - Jul 20, 2013), Taipei, Taiwan

 

Other Public Screenings & Exhibitions

● Film Festival Collective program, Xfinity Cable Platform (Dec 2014 - Feb 2015, Jan 2016 - Mar 2016)
● Education and Public Programs, Walker Art Center (Nov 7, 2015), Minneapolis, MN
● Outdoor Cinema at Taipei Film Festival (Jun 27 - Jul 19, 2014; Jun 26 - Jul 18, 2015), Taipei, Taiwan
● Computational Social Science Summit (May 15 – 17, 2015). Kellogg school of Management, Northwestern University, Illinois Media
● History Class at Duke University (Ap. 21, 2015). Durham, NC
● Science Festival (4/16 – 17, 2015). Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden
● Big Data Fest (Mar 18, 2015). New York Hall of Science, New York, NY
● Capstone Ethics Course (Jan 12, 20, 26, 2015). Department of Journalism, Indiana University, Bloomington,
● IN Public screening (1/22, 2015). Duke University, Durham, NC
● CREA and Paris IdF Complex System Institute and at the CREA (Ecole Polytechnique, CNRS) (Jan 15, 2015), Paris, France
● International Science and Creativity Conference (Dec 3 – 7, 2014). Seoul, Korea
● First Year ILS (Nov 20, Nov 7, 2014), Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
● 2014 Super Computing Conference, AVL booth, New Orleans, LO CEWIT's Faculty and PhD Salon (Nov 5, 2014), Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
● University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ Web Science and the Mind (Jul 7 – 18, 2014), UQAM Cognitive Science Institute, Montreal, Canada
● Night Science (Jun 18 – 21, 2014), Le Centre de Recherches Interdisciplinaires, Paris, France
● IU Cinema (Sep 8, 2014), Bloomington, IN, USA
● Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie (Jun 19, 2014), Paris, France
● Katy Börner presents Humanexus: Envisioning Communication and Collaboration at Institut des Systèmes Complexes Paris Île-de-France (Jun 1, 2014), Paris, France.
● National Experts on Science and Technology Indicators (NESTI) meeting at OECD (Jun 4, 2014), Paris, France
● Short Film Corner at Cannes Internation Film Festival (May 14-25, 2014), Cannes, France
● Muestra de Cortometrajes Cortomatón! (Mar 12, 2014), Fotomaton Bar Conde de Toreno sq. Madrid, Spain
● New Wave 2014 (Feb 7 - Apr 27, 2014), Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA, USA
● “MAPPING THE UNSEEN: Science Film Showcase,” American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Meeting (Feb 13-17, 2014) Chicago, IL, USA
● SnagFilms (Dec 15-29, 2013), SnagFilms Platform: www.snagfilms.com
● Annual Open House, Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center (Nov 11, 2013), Bloomington, IN, USA
● Chinese Culture Univeristy, with Workshop: The Art of Visual Storytelling (June 30, 2013), Taipei, Taiwan
● CODE_D: An International Exhibit of Works of New Media (Mar 8 - Apr 5, 2013), MANIFEST Creative Research Gallery And Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
● TEDxBloomington (Mar 22, 2013), Bloomington, IN, USA
● World Economic Forum (Jan 23, 2013), Davos-Klosters, Switzerland
● SoFA Revisited: Indiana University HRH School of Fine Arts Alumni Exhibition (Jan 11 - Feb 8, 2013), Grunwald Gallery of Art, Bloomington, IN, USA

 

Press & Review

Sam Watermeier. Humanexus: A cinematic journey from cave scrawls to Twitter, Indy Alternative Voice (Sep 7, 2014)

Currents 2014 — Humanexus: Ying-Fang Shen, Santa Fe New Mexican - The New Mexican's Weekly Magazine of Arts, Entertainment & Culture Friday (Jun 20, 2014).

IU collaborators screening 'Humanexus' at Cannes Film Festival, IU Blooington News Room (May 14, 2014)

Patricia G. Lange. A View from Ethnografilm 2014, blog.castac.org - From the Committee on the Anthropology of Science, Technology, and Computing (Apr 21, 2014)

Louise Daniel. Peer Review Transformed to The Big Screen, ISSC Blog - International Social Science Council (May 15, 2014)

Jerry Williams. From local to international: Meet The Animator of Humanexus, Sifter - News of Richmond's production community (Feb 24, 2014)

Science visualization, research on view at IU's Network Science Center open house, IU Bloomington News Room (Nov. 7, 2013)

Transylvania University's third annual STUDIO 300 features vanguard of digital arts and music movement, Transylvania News (Sept 24, 2013)

Bootleg in Focus: Humanexus, Bootleg in Focus (Sept 15, 2013)

Theriault, Todd. Humanexus Film Receives Accolades Worldwide. CNS News (Sept 12, 2013)

"Small Is Big," p.62, Cincinnati: MANIFEST Creative Research Gallery And Drawing Center (Mar 2013)

Exhibiting artist, fine arts alum shares statement behind her multimedia piece, 'Humanexus,' on display in 'SoFA Revisited' , Inside IU Bloomington (Jan 17, 2013)

 

Crew

Director (Animation /Art / Design / Editing): Ying-Fang Shen (School of the Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University)
Sound Artist (Music / Sound Track): Norbert Herber (Dept. of Telecommunications, Indiana University)
Producer (Initial Story / Guidance / Resources): Katy Börner (SoIC, Indiana University)
Vocie
: Fadhil Ali (Malay), Eddie Ansart (French), Guillaume Ansart (French), Rishi Bhilavdikar (Hindi), Katy Börner (German), Ernesto Castañeda (Spanish), Angela Castañeda (Spanish), Max Castañeda (Spanish), Hasan El-Shamy (Arabic), Eleanor B. Goldstone (English), Betsi Grabe (Afrikaans), Craig Harkness (English), Benjamin Herber (English), Nadia Herber (English), Mitja Hmeljak (Italian), Na Hae Kim (Korean), Yaël Ksander (Russian), Haiyan Li (Mandarin), Shang-Cheng Lin (Taiwanese), Teresa Lynch (Lakota), Mona Malacane (Dutch), Rowland Ricketts (Japanese), Edo Steinberg (Hebrew), Hinggan Taiji (Mongolian), Sandra Yang (Mandarin), Eddie Ansart (French), Guillaume Ansart (French), Rishi Bhilavdikar (Hindi), Katy Börner (German), Ernesto Castañeda (Spanish), Angela Castañeda (Spanish), Max Castañeda (Spanish), Hasan El-Shamy (Arabic), Eleanor B. Goldstone (English), Betsi Grabe (Afrikaans), Craig Harkness (English), Benjamin Herber (English), Nadia Herber (English), Mitja Hmeljak (Italian), Na Hae Kim (Korean), Yaël Ksander (Russian), Shang-Cheng Lin (Taiwanese), Teresa Lynch (Lakota), Mona Malacane (Dutch), Rowland Ricketts (Japanese), Edo Steinberg (Hebrew), Hinggan Taiji (Mongolian), Sandra Yang (Mandarin), Siggraph: Soundtrack: Norbert Herber Voice: Eddie Ansart (French), Guillaume Ansart (French), Rishi Bhilavdikar (Hindi), Katy Börner (German), Ernesto Castañeda (Spanish), Angela Castañeda (Spanish), Max Castañeda (Spanish), Hasan El-Shamy (Arabic), Eleanor B. Goldstone (English), Betsi Grabe (Afrikaans), Craig Harkness (English), Benjamin Herber (English), Nadia Herber (English), Mitja Hmeljak (Italian), Na Hae Kim (Korean), Yaël Ksander (Russian), Shang-Cheng Lin (Taiwanese), Teresa Lynch (Lakota), Mona Malacane (Dutch), Rowland Ricketts (Japanese), Edo Steinberg (Hebrew), Hinggan Taiji (Mongolian), Sandra Yang (Mandarin)

 

Support

The movie features visualizations from the Places & Spaces: Mapping Science exhibit, online at http://scimaps.org. The work was funded in part by the Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center (http://cns.iu.edu) at Indiana University and the National Science Foundation under Grant No. IIS-0715303. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.