Written, Animated and Directed by artist and award-winning filmmaker Catya Plate.

“The Reading” is Catya Plate’s first stop-motion animated short film. It is based on her Clothespin Tarot Artist Book and her Clothespin Freaks characters that she has created over a period of ten years.
The story is about a woman awakened from a slumber and summoned to the door by a mysterious visitor, who is delivering a most extraordinary invitation to a Clothespin Tarot Reading.

BEST ANIMATED FILM, Seattle True Independent film Festival, 2012.
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN EXPERIMENTAL FILM, Williamsburg International Film Festival, 2012.
NOMINATED BEST ANIMATION, Queens World Film Festival, 2012.

Official Selections:

Williamsburg International Film Festival, NY, 2012.
5th Annual Columbia Gorge International Film Festival, WA, 2012.
8th Annual Seattle True Independent Film Festival, WA, 2012.
13th Annual Crossroads Film Festival, MS, 2012.
10th Annual Garden State film Festival, NJ, 2012.
Queens World Film Festival, NY, 2012.
NewFilmmakers/Anthology Film Archives, NY, 2011.
Se-Ma-For Film Festival, Lodz, Poland, 2011.
51st Annual Krakow Film Festival/Film Market, Poland, 2011.

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