Andrea Dorfman is an award-winning animator, filmmaker, cinematographer, and artist. Flawed, adapted from the Emmy-nominated film of the same name, is Dorfman’s first book. Her video poem collaboration with poet Tanya Davis, How to Be Alone, has garnered more than eight million views on Facebook and was published in 2013. Dorfman lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with her boyfriend, his children, and a cat. She teaches occasionally at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Website: andreadorfman.com.
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- “Bold, funny, and brimming with emotional intelligence: a charming debut” – In Kirkus Reviews
- “Flawed serves up a charming, funny and keenly observant look at aesthetic insecurities and the variety of perspectives and opinions surrounding the mass concept of beauty” – In Exclaim!
- “‘I’ve always resisted labels,’ she adds by way of explanation. ‘I do drawings, paintings, make film and write. I keep my options open'” – In the Globe and Mail
- “I think I uncovered layers that weren’t quite as apparent in the film,” she says. “[Our differences are] not something that you want to get rid of, especially as a creative person. You actually want them to flourish” – In Quill & Quire