Films and videos written, produced and directed by Somersaulter-Moats and Somersaulter

The Gingerbread Man* (10 minutes, animation)
Spooky Boo’s and Room Noodles (5 minutes, animation)
Rapunzel* (10 minutes, animation)
The Country Mouse and the Town Mouse* (9 minutes, animation)
The Little Red Hen* (9 1/2 minutes, animation)
Briar Rose, The Sleeping Beauty* (12 minutes, animation)
Goldilocks and the Three Bears* (11 1/2 minutes, animation)
Katura and the Cat* (11 minutes, animation)
Rumpelstiltskin* (11 1/2 minutes, animation)
The Magic World of Whistlephasoon (12 1/2 minutes, animation)
The Wizard (7 1/2 minutes, animation)
Yo Yo the Clone, Too (4 1/2 minutes, animation)
Process #7 (1 minute, animation)
Mural (5 minutes, animation)
J P Somersaulter’s Premiere Cartoon Cartoon (5 1/2 minutes, animation)
J P Somersaulter’s Dot to Dot Cartoon Cartoon (7 minutes, animation)
The Light Fantastic Picture Show (7 minutes, animation)
The Silverfish King (7 minutes, animation)
The Signs of Quoctaas (7 minutes, live action/animation)
Inside the Circle of Love (15 minutes, live action)
The Underground Water Source (7 minutes, live action)
Donna Rosebud (83 minutes, live action)
Tough Men, Tough Times (45 minutes, live action documentary)
Buck O’Neil, Baseball Legend (20 minutes, live action documentary)

Invitational Showings

Bombay International Film Festival, India
World Animation Festival, Zagreb, Yugoslavia
International Odense Film Festival, Denmark
Edinburgh International Film Festival, Scotland
London International Film Festival, England
Cork Film Festival, Ireland
MIFED “The Child in our Times” International Film Festival, Milan, Italy
Mostra Internazionale di Cinema di Monticatini Terme, Montecatini, Italy
18th International Contest for Children’s Films, Gijon, Spain
Cinemateca Portuguesa, “American Independents Now,” Lisbon, Portugal
Sydney International Film Festival, Australia
Melbourne Film Festival, Australia
“Best of Zagreb” tour: London, Montreal, Museum of Modern Art, New York
New York Film Festival Lincoln Center, New York
New York Film Expo and Tour Film Forum, New York City
Bleecker Street Cinema Theatre, New York City
Staten Island Children’s Museum
Fine Arts Museum, Boston
Center Screen, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Off the Wall Theater, Boston
Philadelphia Film Festival
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Winston Salem, North Carolina
Cleveland International Film Festival
Ann Arbor Film Festival, Michigan
Cranbrook Educational Community, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
“Trikfilm/Chicago” and “Somersaulter Retrospective”, Art Institute of Chicago
“Chicago Independents”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Midwest Film Conference, Chicago
Music Box Theater, Chicago
Visiting Filmmaker Series, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
Rialto Theater, Joliet, Illinois
San Franciso International Film Festival
ASIFA San Francisco Exploratorium Show
Cinematheque/Pacific Film Archive
, Berkeley, California
Palo Alto Cultural Center, California
Humboldt Film and Video Festival, Arcata, California
San Diego Children’s Museum
Los Angeles International Animation Celebration
Underground Cinema 12 tour
, 12 U.S. cities


6 times, Golden Eagle, CINE Festival, Washington, D.C. (selected as official U.S. representative in international film festivals)
Blue Ribbon, American Film Festival (American Library Association), New York City
4 times, Finalist, American Film Festival (American Library Association), New York City
Gold Plaque, Chicago International Film Festival
2 times, Silver Plaque, Chicago International Film Festival
Francis Scott Key Award, Baltimore International Film Festival
Special Jury Award “For the Body of Their Work,” Chicago International Children’s Film Festival
First Prize, Chicago International Children’s Film Festival
First Prize (cash award for animation), U.S.A. Film Festival, Dallas
First Prize (Children’s Entertainment Films category), Florida Film Festival, Jacksonville
First Prize (cash award), Onion City Film Festival, Chicago
Gold Star Award, Sacramento International Film and Video Festival
Best of Category (Children’s Films), Birmingham, Alabama Film Festival
Cash Award, Sinking Creek Film Celebration, Vanderbilt University
Special Jury Award, Long Island International Film Festival
Special Award, Film Festival of Hawaii
Golden Babe Award, Chicagoland Educational Film Festival
4 times, Bronze Plaque, Columbus Film Festival, Ohio
Certificate of Recognition, Columbus Film Festival, Ohio
Honorable Mention, Columbus Film Festival
Second Prize (cash award), Marin County Film Festival
Third Prize, Kenyon College Film Festival
Honorable Mention, Sacramento International Film and Video Festival
Honorable Mention, Bucks County Film Festival, Pennsylvania
Certificate of Merit, Melbourne Film Festival, Australia
Finalist, Indiana Film Festival
4 times, Certificate of Merit, Chicago International Film Festival