The Weight of It

the weight of it

(2 mins, 18 Secs, germany)


Olivia Marie Valdez, Einar Soler Fernandez, Sandra Afonso Rodriguez

Sandra Afonso Rodriguez is a filmmaker who specialises in stop motion animation a passion she has held since a very young age. After years spent in Advertising and Public Relations she worked in Barcelona, Australia and Canada after which she decided to focus on her passion for stop
motion animation.

Olivia Marie Valdez is a stop motion filmmaker who studied Visual Arts and Business at New York University. After a career in the creative industries she moved to study at the College of Arts and Design Barcelona to pursue a passion for stop motion animation.

Einar Soler Fernandez found his love for stop motion animation after years of not knowing where his passions lie. After discovering this it he decided to study a two year degree with a goal to become a 3D animator.

Content Warning: nudity, potentially upsetting/triggering content


With the support of her husband, Maria, a breast cancer survivor, finds acceptance in her postmastectomy body and views the strength in her scars.

Film School

BAU, Design College of Barcelona

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