Tatia Rosenthal was born in Tel Aviv but lives in New York where she graduated from the NYU Tisch School of Arts with a BFA Hons in Film & Television in 1998. Her short, stop motion animations „A Buck's Worth“ (2005) and „Crazy Glue“ (1998) have screened around the world and won numerous awards. $ 9.99 is her first feature film.
Selected awards: Award for Best Animated feature (Anima Brussels), Award for Best Animated Feature (Monstra Lisboa), Audience Award and Best Female Director Award (Mexico City IFF)
Selected festival history: Toronto IFF, Pusan IFF, Rome IFF, Annecy