WI / IL Short Slot 2

Fri Feb 23, 2018 – 5:00 pm | Hendricks Arts Center
Sun Feb 25, 2018 – 12:00 pm | La Casa Grande


Directed by Mary Jo Zefeldt

Narrative Short
USA | 3 min | 2016

Within an expanse of anxiety and faced with a false choice, a decision must be made. Decision is a short animated film that explores one woman’s experience with anxiety and how she handles a perceived false choice.

Decision - Mary Jo ZefeldtMary Jo Zefeldt
Director,  Writer

Mary Jo Zefeldt is an animator and user experience researcher/designer from Chicago, Illinois. She is a recovering attorney and currently pursuing a M.F.A. in Animation and a M.S. in Human-Computer Interaction at DePaul University. Mary Jo also teaches Introduction to 2D animation at Loyola University Chicago. She has recently spoken at both CIMMFEST in Chicago and partner festival to the Tribeca film festival, Games for Change. “Decision” is her debut animated film.

Decision Poster

Film Information

Director: Mary Jo Zefeldt
Country: USA
Year: 2016
Language: English
Runtime: 3 min
Rated: PG


Writer: Mary Jo Zefeldt
Sound Design/Re-Recording Mixing: Ryan Sullivan

Connect With This Film

BIFF - Beloit International Film Festival
BIFF | Beloit International Film Festival