Competition Animated Shorts
DIRECTED BY MIKE RAUCH AND TIM RAUCH
USA, 2010, 3.5 MIN
In this StoryCorps animated documentary, cousins recall their Sunday school teacher and neighbor from their childhood growing up in Bradenton, Florida.
Mike Rauch (“Miss Devine”) joined StoryCorps in 2007 and worked as an intern and facilitator before his current role as a producer and director on the StoryCorps animated series. He also works with his brother Tim to produce independent animation through their studio Rauch Brothers Animation, and he is currently developing a film featuring 1950s recordings with Puerto Rican migrants in New York City.
Tim Rauch (“Miss Devine”) began his career in animation on The Wonder Pets!, the Emmy Award-winning preschool show, where he was an animator and designer. Since then, he has created animation for clients as diverse as Sesame Workshop and Mountain Dew. Through Rauch Brothers Animation, he has also directed and animated two award-winning independent films screening in over 50 film festivals worldwide.