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|Directed by||Dominic Rodriguez|
|Produced by||Olivia Vaughn|
|Edited by||Christine Meyer|
Animal Media Group
|Distributed by||Gravitas Ventures|
Fursonas, a documentary film, follows a few furries as a social commentary of the fandom, its stigmas and how it is perceived through sensational media coverage.
Production of Fursonas began while Rodriguez was majoring in filmmaking at Point Park University. The film was originally a senior thesis project. Also involved were Olivia Vaughn and Christine Meyer. Originally a 12-minute short film, the film was expanded into a feature length documentary when the crew was awarded a 10,000 dollar grant from The Sprout Fund in 2013. In 2014 Christine Meyer and Olivia Vaughn became interns at the Animal Media Group, a production and visual effects studio. Previously, Animal had produced the documentary “Blood Brother”, which won two awards at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Animal allowed the crew to use their facilities to edit the footage of ‘Fursonas’. Later, Animal offered to be the official production company for the documentary.
- Boomer The Dog
- Diezel Raccoon
- Chew Fox
- Tom Cat
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