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Rinky Dink (2009)

"Rinky Dink" by John R. Dilworth A post-modern fairy tale on finding "true love".

Festival & Awards


1. Indie S.F.M.A. Festival 12-13/12/2009
2. Maverick Movie Awards   30/12/2009
3. ASIFA San Francisco. Friday, January 15, 2010 at the Exploratorium's McBean Theatre
4. ASIFA-East Animation Festival, New York City, USA EXCELLENCE IN WRITING/HUMOR
5. Love Actually 14/02/2010
6. Da Vinci Film Festival 12-14/03/2010
7. Delray Beach Film Festival 22-28/03/2010
8.  Amateur and Independent Film Festival KAN 2010 (Poland)   21-25/04/2010
9. On Location: Memphis International Film Fest 22-25/04/2010
10. The End of the Pier International Film Festival (UK) 23/04-01/05/2010 BEST ANIMATION
11. NYC Downtown Short Film Festival   26/04-07/05/2010
12. BE Film 27/04-01/05/2010
13. USA Film Festival 28/04-02/05/2010 FINALIST
14. Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (Germany)   04-09/05/2010
15. New Jersey International Film Festival   04-20/06/2010
16. Annecy (France) 07-12/06/2010
17. International Short FF Detmold (Germany) 9-13/6/2010
18. Urban Suburban Film Festival 17-19/6/2010
19. San Antonio Film Festival 24-27/6/2010
20. Atlanta Underground Film Festival 27-29/08/2010 BEST ANIMATED SHORT
21. KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival (The Netherlands) 16-19/9/2010
22. Williamsburg International Film Festival 23-26/9/2010
23. Hell's Half Mile Film & Music Festival   30/9-3/10/2010
24. Sodak Animation Festival   14-16/10/2010
25. Film Columbia Festival in Chatham NY 23/10/2010
26. International Animation Film Festival Tindirindis (Lithuania) 25-31/10/2010
27. Linoleum Festival (Moscow, Russia)   28-31/10/2010
28. Festival of the international cinema in Abitibi-Temiscamingue (Canada) 30/10-4/11/2010
29. Big Apple Film Festival (New York) 2-6/11/2010
30. Cucalorus Film Festival   11-14/11/2010
31. Victoria Film Festival (Canada) 06/02/2011
32. Anima (Flagey, Brussels, Belgium) 4-13/3/2011
33. Animabasauri-Animabasque (Bilbao, Spain) 1-7/4/2011
34. Melbourne International Animation Festival (Australia) 20-26/6/2011
35. Big Cartoon Festival (Moscow, Russia) 28-31/10/2011
36. London International Animation Festival, UK 8/2011


A Fairy Tale
Written and directed
John R. Dilworth
Stop Motion Production and Animation, Voice Casting,
Puppet Construction, Set Construction, Lighting,
and Camera by
Lula of Lula Cartoons, Barcelona, Spain.
Additional stop motion animation by
Quim Ribalta Carulla
Princess ... Alexandra Pineiro 
Cell Phone .... John R. Dilworth
Co-Producer, Editor, Lead Parakeet Trainer,
Pencil Snapper, and Pumpkin Grip by
William Hohauser
Music by
Jody Gray
Mixed by
Jon Smith
Sound Design by 
Michael Geisler
Photomation, Dilly Tube design, 
and Animatic by 
Joel Vasier N.
2-D Background painting by
Morgan Andres Soto Torres
Dilly Tube photos by 
Maria Ulacia
2-D Animation by
John R. Dilworth
Digital Film Recording
Technicolor New York

Digital Film Producer
Barbara Jean Kearney

Imaging and Recording
Daniel Silverman
Video clip provided by 
Streamline Films, NYC
Thank you Tamara Heyob, Martin Ennis, Mark Heller, Rick DeCroix, and 
Quim Ribalta Carulla.
Technology support provided by 9Zeros, Barcelona, Spain
Copyright 2009 John R. Dilworth/Stretch Films, Inc.