ANNY Animator Interview #39 featuring Studio Plonter for the 5th ANNY Best of Fest

Evan Vernon interviews Studio Plonter, directors of HOMESICK. Hila Einy, Yoav Aluf and Noy Bar, graduates of Bezalel 2018, were born and raised in Israel. During their studies, Yoav specialized in Stop-motion and Hila and Noy specialized in 2d animation technique. The film "HOMESICK" is their graduation film they created as part of their animation studies at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. HOMESICK was recently selected as a Winner in the Animation Nights New York 5th ANNY Best of Fest in 2021.


A crisis in a young woman's life forces her to return to her parents' home. Her reappearance shakes the delicate balance in the family nest.

Studio Plonter

Studio Plonter is a creative collaboration that specializes in animation, motion graphics, and magic tricks! We will take any idea, complex or abstract, and will turn it into an accessible, interesting, and magical story. In our studio, we believe that animation must be fun so we take our job very seriously. We will write, direct and produce your idea into the best and most beautiful story, allowing it to reach anyone around the world and leave an unforgettable impact.

Theme music by Joe Lazenby

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About ANNY: Animation Nights New York is a curated monthly screening event and annual festival first established in NYC in 2015. The event showcases animated short films and virtual reality animation experiences from all around the world and both project submission and admission to monthly screenings of in-competition films are free to the general public. If you would like to submit a VR/AR/Game or short film project, you can find Animation Nights New York on Film Freeway.

ANNY Exchange is our talent connect initiative. We connect animation talent to opportunity using our festival as a vehicle.

ANNY Best of Fest is our annual festival held in mid November.


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