Neo-Archetypes & Hyper-Unrealism

Baby, I Love You.

Baby, I Love You. and the Dark Side inside.

Written and directed by Faiyaz Jafri

Synopsis: A young girl is confronted by her dark side.

trt: 02:25 / aspect ratio 16:9 / stereo
available formats: HDCam / Blu-ray / MiniDV / DigiBeta / DVD / .MOV/ all in NTSC and PAL

Voice by Faiyaz Jafri
Ukulele and everything else by David Barratt

Music composed and recorded by David Barratt at The Abattoir Of Good Taste NYC
(David Barratt Music / Kobalt Music ASCAP)

Pajama artwork by Sky Jafri and Vega Spring Jafri

Visit the IMDb page of “Baby, I Love You.”, click here.

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Official Selection:
QWFF (Queens, USA) 3/8/2013
A night of horror FF (Beecroft, Australia) 4/15/2013
Latronic Horror SFF, (Latronica, Italy) 4/2013
Chilemonos (Santiago, Chili) 5/8-5/11/2013
LA Fear & Fantasy FF (Los Angeles, USA) 5/6-5/12/2013
Australian Int. Animation Festival (Wagga Wagga, Australia) 5/11/2013
MIAF (Melbourne, Australia) 6/20-6/30/2013
East End Film Festival (London, UK) 6/25-7/4/2013
The Cryptshow (Badalona, Spain) 3/7-7/7/2013
Anim’est (Bucharest, Romania) 10/4-10/13/2013
Ars Electronica Animation Festival (Linz, Austria) 09/2013
Encounters (Bristol, UK) 9/2013
Sydney Underground Film Festival (Sydney, Australi) 9/2013
Oregon Independent Film Festival (Oregon, USA) 16-23/09 2013
Animaldiçoados (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) 7-15/09 2013,
Animaldiçoados(Sao Paulo, Brasil) 19-20/10 2013
San Jose Short Film Festival, 17-20/10 2013
Atlanta Underground FF (Atlanta, USA) 10/2012, Atlanta, USA
Atlanta Horror FF (Atlanta, USA) 10/2012
Toronto After Dark Film Festival (Toronto, Canada) 17-25/10/2013
Bideodromo (Gasteiz, Spain) 10/21-10/22 2013
London International Animation Festival (London, UK) 25/10-3/11 2013
KLIK! (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) 11/2013
Florida Film Festival (Florida, USA) 4/2014
Vienna Independent Shorts (Vienna, Austria) 05-26/31 2014
BMovie Underground and Trash Film Festival (Breda, The Netherlands), 09-3/7 2014
Newfilmmakers NY (New York, USA) 11/27 2014

News & Upcoming Events

• Faiyaz Jafri to be one of the jurors at the second edition of Supernova Outdoor Festival of Digital Animation and Art together with Raquel Meyers and Peter Burr. (Sept 22 – 23, 2017)

• Sway has been selected for the international Animation Avantgarde competition at VIS Vienna Shorts 2017 (June 1 – 6, 2017, Vienna, Austria)

• Sway has been selected for the international Animation Avantgarde competition at VIS Vienna Shorts 2017 (June 1 - 6, 2017, Vienna, Austria)

• Mobile Fawn returns to Hong Kong to be part of the K11 Art Mall exhibit ME:MILLENNIALS (March 21 – May 21, 2017)

Mobile Fawn returns to Hong Kong to be part of the K11 Art Mall exhibit ME:MILLENNIALS (March 21 - May 21, 2017)

• Miller Fisher has been selected at the 2017 Athens Animfest (March 16 – 22, 2017)

Miller Fisher has been selected at the 2017 Athens Animfest (March 16 - 22, 2017)

• Miller Fisher has been selected for the International competition for abstract and non-narrative animation of International Festival of Animated Films ANIFILM 2017, Trebon, Czech Republic (May 2 – 7, 2017)

• Miller Fisher has been selected for the International competition for abstract and non-narrative animation of International Festival of Animated Films ANIFILM 2017, Trebon, Czech Republic (May 2 - 7, 2017)

• This Ain’t Disneyland  & Sway screen at FILE, São Paulo, Brazil  (July 17 – Sep 3, 2017)

This Ain't Disneyland & Sway screens at FILE, São Paulo, Brazil (July 17 - Sep 3, 2017)

This Ain't Disneyland & Sway screens at FILE, São Paulo, Brazil (July 17 - Sep 3, 2017)

Miller Fisher premieres at Holland Animation Film Festival (March 22 – 26, 2017)

Miller Fisher premieres at Holland Animation Film Festival (March 22 - 26, 2017)

• This Ain’t Disneyland screens at Filmfest Dresden  (April 4 – 9, 2017)

• This Ain’t Disneyland screens at Short Waves Festival (March 21 – 26, 2017)

This Ain't Disneyland screens at Short Waves Festival (March 21 - 26, 2017)

Disconnector screens at the 8th Cairo Video Festival (Feb 5 – 28, 2017)

Disconnector screens at the 8th Cairo Video Festival (Feb 5 - 28, 2017)

• This Ain’t Disneyland screens at the 28th Istanbul International Short Film Festival (Dec 14 – 21, 2016)

This Ain't Disneyland screens at the 28th Istanbul International Short Film Festival (Dec 14 - 21, 2016)

• This Ain’t Disneyland to be shown at Fantastic Planet, Horror, Sci-Fi & Fantasy Film Festival Shorts Program 6: Amazing Animations (Dec 4, 2:00pm, 2016)

This Ain't Disneyland to be shown at Fantastic Planet, Horror, Sci-Fi & Fantasy Film Festival Shorts Program 6: Amazing Animations (Dec 4, 2:00pm, 2016)

• This Ain’t Disneyland selected to screen at VideoBabel, Cusco, Peru (Nov 21 – 25, 2016)

This Ain't Disneyland selected to screen at VideoBabel, Cusco, Peru (Nov 21 - 25, 2016)

• This Ain’t Disneyland to be shown at the 2nd Pori Film Festival, Pori, Finland (Nov 23 – 27, 2016)

• This Ain't Disneyland to be shown at the 2nd Pori Film Festival, Pori, Finland (Nov 23 - 27, 2016)

• This Ain’t Disneyland has been selected to the brand new Shut up! Competition at the 18th edition of the International animation film festival Animated Dreams. The festival is part of the Black Nights Film Festival and will be held in Tallinn, Estonia (Nov 16 – 20, 2016)

 This Ain't Disneyland has been selected to the brand new Shut up! Competition at the 18th edition of the International animation film festival Animated Dreams. The festival is part of the Black Nights Film Festival and will be held in Tallinn, Estonia (Nov 16 - 20, 2016)

• This Ain’t Disneyland selected at DOK Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany (Nov 3, 4, 6,  2016)

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• This Ain’t Disneyland screens at the St. Louis International Film Festival, St. Louis, USA (Nov 3 – 13, 2016)

This Ain't Disneyland screens at the St. Louis International Film Festival, St. Louis, USA (Nov 3 - 13, 2016)

• This Ain’t Disneyland screens at Locomoción Experimental Animation Festival, Mexico City, Mexico (Oct 28 – 30, 2016)

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• This Ain’t Disneyland screens at Banjaluka International Animated Festival, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina (Oct 23 – 28, 2016)

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• This Ain’t Disneyland screens at the Dracula Film Festival, Brasov, Romania (Oct 12 – 16, 2016)

This Ain't Disneyland screens at the Dracula Film Festival, Brasov, Romania (Oct 12 - 16, 2016)

• This Ain’t Disneyland selected into the New York Film Week, New York, USA (Sep 28, 2016)

• This Ain't Disneyland selected into the New York Film Week, New York, USA (Sep 28, 2016)

• Disconnector screens at the Manhattan Independent Film Festival, New York, USA (Oct 7 – 8, 2016)

Disconnector screens at the Manhattan Independent Film Festival, New York, USA (Oct 7 - 8, 2016)

• This Ain’t Disneyland screens at CutOut Fest, Querétaro, Mexico (Nov 17 – 20, 2016)

• This Ain't Disneyland screens at CutOut Fest, Querétaro, Mexico (Nov 17 - 20, 2016)

• This Ain’t Disneyland screens at the 22nd Cucalorus Film Festival, Wilmington, USA (Nov 9 – 13, 2016)

• This Ain't Disneyland screens at the 22nd Cucalorus Film Festival, Wilmington, USA (Nov 9 - 13, 2016)

• This Ain’t Disneyland and Sway to screen at the Boston Short Film Festival, Boston, USA (Oct 10 – 13, 2016)

• This Ain't Disneyland and Sway to screen at the Boston Short Film Festival, Boston, USA (Oct 10 - 13, 2016)

• This Ain't Disneyland and Sway to screen at the Boston Short Film Festival, Boston, USA (Oct 10 - 13, 2016)

• This Ain’t Disneyland and Sway to screen at Animaldiçoados, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro (Sept 1 – 11, 2016) Sao Paulo (Sept 17 – 18, 2016)

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This Ain't Disneyland & Sway screen in Brazil at @animaldicoados Rio de Janeiro (Sept 1-11) Sao Paulo (Sept 17-18) #animation https://www.facebook.com/Animaldicoados/

• Sway wins the NEW VISION AWARD at the Verona International Film Festival 2016.

Sway wins the NEW VISION AWARD at the Verona International Film Festival 2016.

Sway wins the NEW VISION AWARD at the Verona International Film Festival 2016.

• This Ain’t Disneyland and Sway to screen at the Linoleum International Contemporary Animation and Media-Art Festival, Kiev, Ukraine (Sept 1 – 2, 2016)

This Ain't Disneyland and Sway to screen at the Linoleum International Contemporary Animation and Media-Art Festival, Kiev, Ukraine (Sept 1 – 2, 2016)

• This Ain’t Disneyland has been chosen to be part of the Official Selection of SHORTS MÉXICO – Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de México in the Category Animation Competition (September 1 – 8, Mexico City Mexico)

• This Ain't Disneyland has been chosen to be part of the Official Selection of SHORTS MÉXICO - Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de México in the Category Animation Competition.

• This Ain’t Disneyland  has been selected at the official Experimental section at the Girona Film Festival (September 28 – October 1, Girona, Spain)

The film This Ain't Disneyland has been selected at the official Experimental section at the Girona Film Festival in Spain

Sway screens at Supernova (September 24, Denver, USA)

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• Sway has been selected as a Semi-Finalist at the 39th Elche International Independent Film Festival (July 2016, Alicante , Spain)

• This Ain’t Disneyland screens at the 3rd IndieEarth Animation Film Festival (August 20 – 21, Chennai, India)

This Ain’t Disneyland screens at Fantasia Outer Limits of Animation (July 16, Montreal, Canada)

• This Ain’t Disneyland screens at Fantasia Outer Limits of Animation (July 16, Montreal, Canada)

This Ain’t Disneyland gets an honourable mention at the NYC Downtown Short Film Festival (June 2016, New York, USA)

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Disconnector wins a Golden Palm Award at The Mexico International Film Festival 2016 Animation Competition

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• Sway has been selected to screen at the Odense Film Festival #off16 (August 29 – September 4, 2016, Odense, Denmark)

News Sway has been selected to screen at the Odense Film Festival #off16 (August 29 - September 4, 2016, Odense, Denmark)

• This Ain’t Disneyland has been selected to screen at the The Lower East Side Film Festival (June 15, 2016, New York City, USA)

News This Ain't Disneyland has been selected to screen at the The Lower East Side Film Festival (June 15, 2016, New York City, USA)

• This Ain’t Disneyland has been selected to screen at the 12th NYC Downtown Short Film Festival (June 8 – 11, 2016, New York City, USA)

News & Upcoming Events This Ain't Disneyland Official Selection 12th NYC Downtown Short Film Festival

• Sway has been selected for the Anca in Mordor (non-competitive) section at the 9th International Animation Festival Fest Anca (June 29 – July 3, 2016, Zilina, Slovakia)

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• This Ain’t Disneyland at VIS – Vienna Independent Shorts Filmfestival 2016, selected for the international ANIMATION AVANT-GARDE competition (May 25 – May 31, 2016, Vienna, Austria)

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• This Ain’t Disneyland at the Cannes Short Film Corner (May 16 – May 22, 2016, Cannes, France)

News & Upcoming Events This Ain't Disneyland at the Cannes Short Film Corner 2016