Directed by Trevor Jimenez
USA | 15 min | 2017 English

“Weekends” is the story of a young boy shuffling between the homes of his recently divorced parents. Surreal, dream-like moments mix with the domestic realities of a broken up family in this hand-animated film set in 1980’s Toronto.


Written and directed by Trevor Jimenez
Production designer: Chris Sasaki
Producer: Jeremy Slome
Associate producer: Mattie Brehm
Storyboards & Animatic: Trevor Jimenez
Creative & Technical consultant: Bradley Furnish
Pre-production manager: Sarah Kambara

  • Trevor Jimenez
    Trevor Jimenez

Festivals & Awards

Warsaw Film Festival 2017 – “Best Animated Short” – World Premiere
Oaxaca Filmfest 2017 – “Best Animated Short”
San Jose International Short Film Festival 2017 – “Best Animation”
London Short Film Festival 2018
Flickerfest International Short Film Festival 2018
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2018
Victoria Film Festival 2018 – “Best Short Animation”
Anima, The Brussels Animation Film Festival 2018 – “Special Jury Prize”
Toronto Shorts International Film Festival 2018 – “Best Animation”
Aspen Shortsfest- Colorado Premiere. April 3-8
San Francisco International Film Festival 2018 –  “First Prize Bay Area Short Film”
Florida Film Festival 2018
Sarasota International Film Festival 2018
Newport Beach Film Festival 2018
Nashville Film Festival 2018 –  “Grand Jury Prize for Best Animated Short”
Rooftop Films Summer Series 2018
Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2018 – “Special Jury Prize”  & “Audience Award”
Palm Springs Shortfest
Anima Mundi- Brazil Premiere 2018 – “Best Screenplay”
LA Shorts Festival 2018
Anibar International Animation Festival 2018


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Trevor Jimenez

Trevor Jimenez is a Canadian filmmaker and story artist who has worked in animation for over 10 years at companies such as, Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Feature Animation, and Blue Sky. His student film “Key Lime Pie” won the award for best animated short at AFI Dallas 2008, and screened at numerous international festivals. He currently works in the story department at Pixar while also pursuing his own creative projects.