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Noodles & Nedd (1996)

John Dilworth completed the first "Noodles & Nedd" short (this film) at the end of 1996. Five "Noodles and Nedd" were then created for "Seasme Street" in 1997, where it was quite popular. Two more shorts were made in the fall of 1999, and an additional two in 2000.

Festival & Awards

03/97    ASIFA-San Francisco Animation Festival,  San Francisco, USA 1st Prize - Animation
04/97    ASIFA-East Animation Festival, New York City, USA 1st Prize - Animation, Charles Samu Honorable Mention
04/97    Oslo Animation Festival, Oslo, Norway
04/97    The Audrey Hepburn Hollywood For Children Foundation: Independent Family Film Day, Sony Theatres, New York City, USA
04/97    WorldFest Houston, Houston, USA Bronze Award 
04/97    James River Film Festival, Richmond, VA, USA
05/97    Atlanta Film & Video Festival, Atlanta, USA  Best Animated Video
05/97    Tel Aviv Cinematheque, Tel Aviv, Israel
05/97    Seattle International Film Festival, Seattle, USA
06/97    Toronto Worldwide Short Film Festival, Toronto, Canada
06/97    Florida Film Festival, Maitland, FL, USA
06/97    Festival De Cine de Huesca, Huesca, Spain
07/97    Vila do Conde International Short Film Festival, Vila do Conde, Portugal
07/97    Long Island Film Festival, Glen Cove, NY, USA
07/97    AVANCA International Meeting of Cinema TV Video and Multimedia, Avanca, Portugal
08/97    Edinburgh International Film Festival, Edinburgh, UK
09/97    Cinefest, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
10/97    SITGES Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya, Sitges, Spain
10/97    Chicago International Children's Film Festival, Chicago, USA 2nd Prize, Animation, Children's Jury
10/97    New Orleans Film and Video Festival, New Orleans, USA
10/97    Corto Imola Festival, Imola, Italy
11/97    Zinebi - International Festival of Documentary and Short Film, Bilbao, Spain
12/97    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA
01/98    USA Film Festival, Dallas, USA
01/98    Cinequest San Jose Film Festival, San Jose, USA
02/98    Portland International Film Festival, Portland, USA
02/98    VIII Semana Internacional de Cine Fantastico  de Malaga, Malaga, Spain
04/98    Washington DC Kidsfest, Washington DC, USA
07/98    Cartoon Club, Rimini, Italy
09/98    Animac - International Animation Festival, Spain
10/98    Chicago's Children's Film Festival, Chicago, USA
12/98    The 3rd Seoul International Film Festival, Seoul, Korea
04/99    BAMkids Film Festival, New York City, USA
06/99    New Orleans International Children's Film Festival, New Orleans, LA, USA
12/00    Guggenheim Family Holiday Celebration, New York City, USA


Written directed & animated by John R. Dilworth 
Produced by Robert D. Marcus 
Associate Producer: Karen Stark 
Sound Design by Michael M. Geisler 
Music by Jody Gray and Andy Ezrin  for STS Music Group 
Art Direction by Risa McInnes 
Digital Ink and Paint: CHA-POW! 
Artists: Kris & Ed Mironiuk 
Assistant Animation by John Joseph 
Production Assistant: Ivana Skracic 
Music Supervision by Rob Aster  for STS Music Group 
Sound Editor: Richard Gray 
Re-recording Mixer:   Lee Watters 
Audio facility: Weddington Productions, Inc. 
Tape to film transfer by Four Media Company 
Data transfer by the Post Group 
This film was animated in part at Chez Bambin, Thorens-Gliéres, France. 
My loving thanks to: 
Melanie, Gordon & Grace Grisanti, Jerry Beck, Michelle Dilworth, 
Debbi Dilworth, Ellie Copeland, Mark Heller, Allan Neuwirth, Howard Hoffman, 
Beverly Brooks, Nedd & Poppy Willard, and Jack Spillum