April 11, 2016

Behind the scenes at My Secret Country we are hard at work on animation. Animator Lealie Hayek, from Australia, is finalizing our first animated scene.

September 7, 2015

Another creature who is part of Verasigh, Doreanna’s imaginary world, is the Goblin King. Doreanna describes him like this:

“His body shape is muscular, but his legs are not that muscular, they are more skinny. He has a bunch of scars. He has somewhat pointy ears. He ha...

August 31, 2015

Part of our challenge in creating this film is staying as true as we can to each of the participants ideas of their imaginary worlds and the creatures or friends who inhabit them. In the case of 9-year Doreanna, she likes to write but she says that she doesn’t want to...

August 24, 2015

Maxine has “billions of imaginary friends,” in her imaginary world. With her incredible drawing skills, she sketched a few of them out for this film. Above is her drawing of Milou. Milou is an imaginary friend replica of Maxine’s husky, who later passed away.Below are...

August 17, 2015

Scwigee is a dragon who is part turtle and part horse. He also happens to be 5-year old Max’s imaginary friend. Max first made this drawing of Scwigee when he was really young (even younger than 5):

Then, he explained that Scwigee doesn’t really look like that. First, h...

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