We live in the same house, but in different apartments, jobs, situations, beliefs, visions; each one in our own compartment, fooling ourselves that the world is one, and that it exists. Although sometimes it seems that the incomprehensible thread has almost been caught, and I am on a verge of understanding.
Skirmanta Jakaitė (b. 1969) is a director and animator with a BA in Animation from Vilnius Academy of Art. She makes her films using the techniques of 2D drawn animation. Skirmanta’s graduation film “We May Meet, We May Not” was screened at many acclaimed international film festivals including Ottawa, Hiroshima, Clermont-Ferrand, Stuttgart, Melbourne, and others. Her film “Non-Euclidean Geometry” (co-directed with Solveiga Masteikaitė) was awarded the Ecumenical Jury Prize at the 60th Short Film Festival Oberhausen, and has received a Special International Jury Prize at the Hiroshima International Animation Festival as well as The Lithuanian Film Academy award for The Best Lithuanian Animation Film of 2014.