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Short Films

Shunt Chronicles: My brain, art and school. (2015) Live Action and Animation –  26 minutes.   Synopsis: Veronica went in for a routine shunt revision surgery and something happens which changes everything.  In this animated and live action film,  she explores her challenges and adventures living with hydrocephalus.

Orange 3 (2008) Color, Two Dimensional Animation – 3 minutes (Non-Narrative/Experimental)

Butter Pecan (2004) Color,  Two Dimensional Animation – 3 minutes. Synopsis: Two girls and a goldfish have a strange encounter at the local diner.

A Day at the Park (2002) Black and White 35mm film, Stop Motion Animation – 10 minutes. Synopsis: A sock monkey enjoys some leisure time at the local park…until some visitors arrive.


V.J. Brockett is an illustrator, animator and filmmaker.  During early childhood, she was diagnosed with hydrocephalus and was given a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt as treatment. 

She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Animation from The University of the Arts, a Master’s degree in Art Education from The College of New Rochelle and a Master’s degree in Social Work from Fordham University.  She is also an AmeriCorps NCCC Alumni. Her studio, Luna’s Window Productions, creates books and films for people of all ages. Ms. Brockett is not famous, she is just one of many people with a chronic illness.