Patrick Jenkins is an award winning artist, animator and documentary filmmaker. His latest film “Emanations: A Visual Poem” (2017) won the Best Animation Award at 2018 West Virginia Mountaineer Short Film Festival. His 2015 film “Phantom City” has been shown in Film Festivals all over the world. He was a Special Guest Filmmaker at: the 2013 Melbourne International Animation Festival, Melbourne, Australia; the 2012 London International Animation Festival, London, U.K.; and in 2011 at Anima VI, the Córdoba International Animation Festival, in Córdoba, Argentina; screening his movies and conducting workshops in animation. His film “Circle Game” (2014) was shown in 2015 at Le Festival Heure d’Été à Bruxelles, in Belgium and numerous international festivals.


Emanations: A Visual Poem, 4' 37", 2017, Canada


An abstract movie about the relentless cycle of life, including growth and decay, and wonder and awe.

Technique: Paint on glass animation

Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Animator, Editor: Patrick Jenkins

Music and sound mix: Paul Intson

Musicians: Kirk Starkey (Cello), Sal Rosselli (Saxophone), Paul Intson (Electric bass, keyboards, treatments)