A Love Story About Getting Tangled Up, Emotionally and Literally

Heartstrings is an amazingly expressive short animation about two impossibly cute creatures falling in and out of love.

Rhiannon Evans's Heartstrings is an amazingly expressive short animation about two little creatures falling in and out of love. The impossibly cute knit figures convey the range of emotional highs and lows of a relationship, accompanied by a barebones but perfect soundtrack. For lack of a better word, it's heatwarming. 


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Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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