WARNING: THIS FILM CONTAINS STRONG AND SEXUALLY EXPLICIT LANGUAGE

Trusts & Estates is a hand-drawn animated documentary satire adapted from a conversation overheard in a Santa Monica restaurant in 2011. Four lawyers engage in a bantering dinner conversation that quickly devolves into a grotesque and brutal comedy of cruelty and hypocrisy.

This film is not for the faint-hearted.

I get filthy mouthed and reveal the real inspiration behind my film in this tell all tale by Rob Munday on Directors Notes.
directorsnotes.com/2013/10/21/jeanette-bonds-gets-filthy-mouthed-in-short-animation-trusts-estates/

Jason Sondhi dissects my potty mouth on short of the week:
shortoftheweek.com/2013/10/22/trusts-estates/

twitter.com/Jeanette_Bonds

-2D Hand Drawn - Pen and Ink
-CalArts Graduating Thesis Film 2013 Jeanette Bonds

Official Selection Melbourne International Animation Festival
Official Nominee for Best Student Film at 2013 Annie Awards
Official Selection Glasgow Short Film Festival 2013
Official Selection Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival 2013
Official Selection LA ShortFest 2013
Official Selection Glovebox Short Film and Animation Festival 2013
Official Selection Expotoons 2013
Official Selection American Documentary Film Festival
Holland Animation Film Festival - CalArts Retrospective
Official Selection Boston Underground Film Festival
Official Selection BUTFF Film Festival
Official Selection Animix Tel Aviv Animation Festival
Official Selection Lviv International Short Film Festival Wiz-Art
Official Selection Australian International Animation Festival
Klik! Amsterdam Animation Festival

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