Say What!: A Geriatric Proposal


At a post-concert reception, a young jazz musician tries to survive aggressive grannies and other terrifying beasts.

(6 minutes, Color, 2017)


OUTSTANDING ANIMATED SHORT (Los Angeles Academy of Film Awards - Summer 2017)

BEST FILM, BEST MUSIC (Los Angeles Feedback Film Festival)

BEST ANIMATED SHORT (New York Jazz Film Festival)

AUDIENCE CHOICE (First Friday Film Festival)



Detroit International Festival of Animation (Detroit, MI / April 7 & 8, 2017)

Los Angeles Feedback Film Festival (Los Angeles, CA / June 1, 2017)

First Friday Film Festival (Kansas City, MO / June 2, 2017)

Art All Night (Trenton, NJ / June 17, 2017)

Artworks' Art All Night: Best of Fest (Trenton, NJ / August 4, 2017)

New York Jazz Film Festival (New York, NY / August 28 - 29, 2017)

Benicia Film Festival (Benicia, CA / September 3, 2017)

Factual Animation Film Fuss (London, England / October 7, 2017)

Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival (Copenhagen, Denmark / February 15 - 17, 2018)



Directed and Written with Music Composed by Aaron Weinstein

Starring Charles Busch & Aaron Weinstein

Original Illustrations by Bob Ziering

Animated and Edited by Jeremy Weinstein

Full Say What! credits on IMDb