Zhaniece SpringerAstoria, NY
Zhaniece Springer was born and raised in East Harlem, serving as woodwind and percussion section leader in her high school music program. While pursuing her undergraduate studies at the University of the Arts, she completed internships in music education at two sites in the School District of Philadelphia. Zhaniece earned her BFA in composition and a “School of Music Faculty Recognition Award” upon graduation in 2013. Currently, she works in the newsroom of a financial publication, seeing this as an opportunity to become more educated about the business and financial worlds that impact her craft as a musician and composer.
The Overlord’s Moopsie
Animated by Carl Doonan: An overlord hires some bounty hunters and his pet cat-thing tries to bop some light bulbs
Swine and Punishment
Animated by Christopher Airgood: Astronaut Arnold Hayes and his primate companion, carry out tests while the monkey performs his janitorial duties and takes care of the large number of pigs that have been inexplicably shipped to their space station. As the days go by and the monkey becomes closer to his pig companions, he becomes suspicious of their true purpose.