Avid Liongoren runs Rocketsheep, an indie animation studio. Aside from animation, he also directs live action productions and is a veteran of the Philippine advertising scene. His 1st feature film, Saving Sally (2016) won the jury prize at the following; Brussels Fantastic Festival, Portugal’s Fantasporto and Seoul International Animation Festival. It was also nominated for Best Animated Feature Film at the 2017 Asia Pacific Screen Awards.

Accolades

Avid Liongoren and Alain de la Mata and Hervé Pennequin and Catherine Jacques
Best Animated Film, 2017

Saving Sally

Best Animated Film, 2017

Saving Sally

Made by five animators over a period of twelve years, Saving Sally is a story of unrequited love and monsters both real and metaphorical. Told through a…

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Films

Saving Sally
2017

Saving Sally

Philippines, France
2017

Saving Sally

Marty is an ambitious comic-book artist who has romantic feelings for his best friend Sally. Sally is a beautiful and funny girl, a passionate gadget…

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