Hungry for love and acceptance, Zelma feels incomplete. Hounded by three singing Mythology Sirens, she sets out on a 23-year quest for Perfect Love and Lasting Marriage. She's unaware, however, that her own Biology is a powerful force to be reckoned with...
Signe Baumane was born in Latvia. After she received a BA in Philosophy at Moscow State University, Signe started to work at Riga's Animated Film Studio. With support of Latvian Government grants, Signe made 3 animated shorts in Latvia. Seeking a challenge, Signe moved to New York where (1996 -2003) she worked for independent animator Bill Plympton. In 1998, Signe received her US green card as 'extraordinary ability alien'. From 1998 on, she made her films at her own studio. In 2005 she became a NYFA Fellow in Film. Signe has written, directed and animated 15 shorts and one feature film. She was also awarded a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship in 2017.
Latvia, USA, Luxembourg
Signe Baumane, Sturgis Warner
Studio Locomotive; The Marriage Project LLC; Antevita Films