Education
2020    MA Documentary Animation. Royal College of Art. London, UK.
Dissertation: “Animating Nonfiction: How New Journalism Informs Contemporary Nonfiction Animation Practices.”
2016    BFA Animated Arts. Pacific Northwest College of Art. Portland, OR.
2012    AAS with Honors. Whatcom Community College. Bellingham, WA.

Professional Experience
2020—Present    Instructor. NW Film Center. Portland, OR. 
2013—Present    Media Artist (see Commercial Work below).
2021                      Assistant Professor. Pacific Northwest College of Art. Portland, OR. 
2017–2018          Admissions Counselor. Pacific Northwest College of Art. Portland, OR. 
2015–2018          Animator/Fabricator/Storyboard Artist. Bent Image Lab. Portland, OR.
2014–2015          Audio/Visual Equipment Technician. Media Resource Center. Pacific Northwest College of Art. Portland, OR.
2013–2014          Program Assistant. Foundation Year. Pacific Northwest College of Art. Portland, OR.
2013                     Program Assistant. Continuing Education Youth Program. Pacific Northwest College of Art. Portland, OR. 

Commercial Work
2021    Director of Animation. Pour the Water as I Leave. Dir. Daniela Repas. Portland, OR. 
2021    Animation Director. Aesop Rock “Jumping Coffin.” Big-Giant. Portland, OR. 
2020    2D Animator. Aesop Rock “Coveralls.” Big-Giant. Tucson, AZ/Portland, OR. 
2020    Animation Director. Aesop Rock “Pizza Alley.” Big-Giant. Tucson, AZ/Portland, OR. 
2020    2D Animator. Castlevania EP. Tucson, AZ/Portland, OR. 
2020    2D Animator. Together We Rise: The Uncompromised Story of GRM Daily. YouTube Originals. Tucson, AZ/London, UK.
2020    Voice Actor. The Sam Story. Directed by Richard Noble. London, UK.
2020    Colorist. Hit & Run. Directed by Hannah Brewerton. London, UK. 
2019    Stop Motion Animator, Voice Actor. Nod. Wink. Horse. Directed by Ollie Magee. London, UK. 
2019    Stop Motion Animator, Compositor. Shadow Passage. Directed by Ali Aschman. London, UK. 
2019    2D Animator. Four to the Floor (FTTF) - “Animals Getting High.” Channel 4. London, UK.
2019    Illustrator. Three Musketeers Rebrand. Elizabeth Station. Bellingham, WA.
2018    Stop Motion Animator. Boy Genius. Bent Image Lab. Portland, OR.
2018    2D Animator. We Bare Bears Cartoon Network Bumper. Bent Image Lab. Portland, OR.
2018    Videographer, Sound Designer, Motion Graphics Artist, Editor. PNCA Reimagine 2018. Pacific Northwest College of Art Fundraising Gala. Portland, OR.
2017    Videographer. It All Belongs to Another Place and Time. Nathaniel Wyrick. Portland, OR.
2017    Motion Graphics Artist. RE+Branding. Prochilo Health, Inc. Portland, OR. 
2017    Stop Motion Animator. Oregon Lottery Keno Bullseye. Bent Image Lab. Portland, OR.
2017    Stop Motion Animator. At The Drive-In - “Hostage Stamps.” Bent Image Lab. Portland, OR.
2016    2D Animator. Turangalîla. Directed by Rose Bond. Oregon Symphony Sound Sights. Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. Portland, OR.
2016    2D Animator. JSI Research & Training Institute: Understanding Healthcare. John Snow, Inc. Portland, OR.
2016    Stop Motion Animator. Lego Dimensions. Bent Image Lab. Portland, OR.
2016    Stop Motion Animator. Xfinity “Tiny Technicians.” Bent Image Lab. Portland, OR.
2016    Stop Motion Animator, Storyboard Artist, Fabricator. Powerpuff Girls “Macdonald’s Happy Meal.” Bent Image Lab. Portland, OR.
2016    Stop Motion Animator. Rudolph 4D. Bent Image Lab. Portland, OR.
2016    Stop Motion Animator. Aesop Rock - “Rings.” Bent Image Lab. Portland, OR.
2015    Story Producer. Here Be Monsters Podcast Episode 42: “Deers.” KCRW Podcast. Portland, OR.
2015    Stop Motion Animator, 2D Animator. Jimmy’s Books. Bent Image Lab. Portland, OR.
2015    Stop Motion Animator. American Indian College Fund. Bent Image Lab. Portland, OR.
2015    Stop Motion Animator. Treasure Hunters. Bent Image Lab. Portland, OR.
2014    Production Assistant to Rose Bond. Illumination #1. Portland, OR.
2014    Production Assistant to Laura Heit. Two Ways Down. Portland, OR.
2014   2D Animator, Lead Designer. Revolution in the Landscape: Against the Current. Design Week Portland. Portland, OR.
2013    Sound Designer, Composer. Richmond Elementary Library Installation. Richmond Elementary Japanese Immersion School. Portland, OR.
2013    2D Animator. Habitat. Art + Science Initiative. NOAA Fisheries + Pacific Northwest College of Art. Portland, OR.

Skills
Animation Direction
Stop Motion Animation
2D Animation 
Illustration
Research/Writing
Teaching
Interviewing
Compositing/Post-Production
Sound Design
Editing
Videography
Storyboard Art
Fabrication (basic carpentry, borosilicate glass, ceramics)
Lighting Design for Video/Animation

Software/Technology
Adobe After Effects
Adobe Premiere
Adobe Audition
Adobe Photoshop
Dragonframe
Toon Boom Harmony 20
TVPaint
Pages
Numbers
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel

Director Filmography
2020    Februarium!!
2019    Fifteen-Two
2019    Alex Jones is (Technically) a Human
2019    Some of the Bad Men in My Family
2016    Composing
2015    Deers
2014    Painting from Life
2013    Road Trip
2013    The Writing Process

Selected Group Exhibitions
2020    Unlimited 2020 Alumni Salon Show. Pacific Northwest College of Art. Online. 
2020    RCA2020: Creativity, Commitment, and Enriching Voices. Curated by Ron Diamond. Royal College of Art 2020 Graduate Exhibition. Online. 
2019    The Elephant. Elephant West Gallery. London, UK. 
2017    The Space Under the Surface. Pacific Northwest College of Art. Portland, OR. 
2015    You Are Here, “in situ Portland Night Lights.” Regional Arts & Cultural Council. Portland, OR.
2014    Expanded Frames: Investigations of the In-between. RiverTech Building. Portland, OR. 
2013    Boundary Crossings. Pacific Northwest College of Art. Portland, OR.
2013    Art + Science Initiative. Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. Portland, OR.

Selected Festival Awards
2021    Honorable Mention, LA Underground Film Forum. Februarium. Los Angeles, CA. 
2021    Honorable Mention, Best Student Animation. Fifteen-Two. Happy Valley Film Festival. State College, PA.
2021    Winner, Best Sound & Editing. Fifteen-Two. Story/Image Film Festival. London, UK/Online. 
2020    Programmer’s Pick. Februarium!! Videodrunk Film Festival. Oshawa, Ontario, Canada/Online. 
2020    Runner Up, Best Animated Documentary. Fifteen-Two. Story? International Student Documentary Film Festival. Cork, Ireland/Online.
2019    Best Animation. Fifteen-Two. White Deer International Film Festival (Sept/Oct Season). London, UK/Online.
2019    Gold Medal Award for Shorter Comedy Short. Alex Jones is (Technically) a Human. London Worldwide Comedy Short Film Festival. London, UK. 
2016    Emerging Artist Award. Deers. McMinnville Short Film Festival. McMinnville, OR. 

Selected Festival Screenings 
2021    British Documentary Film Festival. London, UK/Online. 
2021    Las Cruces International Film Festival. Las Cruces, New Mexico/Online.
2021    Dorset Indie Film Festival. Weymouth, UK/Online.
2021    Reel Doc Fest. Elburn, Illinois/Online.
2021    Deptford Cinema Film Festival. London, UK/Online. 
2021    Das Filmfest. Corvallis, Oregon/Online. 
2020    Videodrunk Film Festival. Oshawa, Ontario, Canada/Online. 
2020    Out of the Can International Film Festival. Derbyshire, UK/Online.
2020    Couch Film Festival. Toronto, Ontario/Online.
2020    Short of the Week. Online.
2020    Rising of the Lusitania. Gdansk, Poland/Online.
2020    Cheap Cuts Documentary Film Festival. London, UK/Online.
2020    Cardiff Animation Festival. Cardiff, UK/Online.
2020    Euregion Film Festival. Heerleen, Netherlands/Online.
2020    13th British Shorts Film Festival. Berlin, Germany.
2020    TOO DRUNK TO WATCH. Berlin, Germany.
2020    Micro Festival. Madrid, Spain.
2019    ANILOGUE Animation Festival. Budapest, Hungary.
2019    Factual Animation Film Festival. London, UK.
2019    Encounters Film Festival. Bristol, UK.
2019    Portland Animated Shorts Showcase. Portland, OR. 
2016    Animated Worlds: Portland Animation Since 2000. Sisters, OR. 
2016    Northwest Animation Festival. Portland, OR.
2016    Indie Flicks Short Film Festival. Manchester, UK
2016    We Like ‘Em Short Film Festival. Baker City, OR.
2014    Experimental Film Festival. Portland, OR

Teaching Experience
2021    Instructor of Record. AA231 Animation I: Materials, Methods, & Motion. Pacific Northwest College of Art. Portland, OR. 
2021    Instructor of Record. AA235 Special Topics: Stop Motion. Pacific Northwest College of Art. Portland, OR. 
2021    Instructor of Record. Independent Study. Pacific Northwest College of Art. Portland, OR. 
2020    Instructor. Stop Motion Animation for Kids. NW Film Center, Portland, OR.
2019    Instructor. Stop Motion: Dirty Tricks, Workarounds, Need-to-Know Information. MA Animation Creative Forum. Royal College of Art. London, UK.
2019    Instructor. Animating Nonfiction: Note to Self. Royal College of Art. London, UK. 
2018    Substitute Instructor. AA335 Animated Documentary. Pacific Northwest College of Art. Portland, OR. 
2017-2018    Thesis Mentor. Pacific Northwest College of Art. Portland, OR. 
2014    Animation Instructor. Stories in Movement + Creative Activism Project. Donald E. Long Detention Center. Portland, OR.

Awards/Grants/Scholarships
2019    Dissertation Distinction Award. Royal College of Art. London, UK.
2018    Summer Professional Development Grant. Princess Grace Foundation USA. New York, NY. (Award supported attendance of the 2018 Society for Animation Studies annual conference in Montreal, Canada.)
2018    Animation Educator’s Forum Scholarship. International Animated Film Association (ASIFA) Hollywood. Los Angeles, CA.
2015    Nancy Tonkin Scholarship. Pacific Northwest College of Art. Portland, OR.
2014    Wilbur Larson Scholarship. Pacific Northwest College of Art. Portland, OR. 
2014    Grand Prize. LG Art of the Pixel Competition. New York, NY.
2014    Princess Grace Foundation-USA Undergraduate Film Scholarship. New York, NY.
2013-2014    Animated Arts Merit Scholarship. Pacific Northwest College of Art. Portland, OR.
2012-2015    PNCA Honors Scholarship. Pacific Northwest College of Art. Portland, OR. 
2008    1st Place Winner, Cartoons. Washington Community College Journalism Association. Bellingham, WA. 

Institutional Service
2020    Graduate Exhibition Student Representative. Royal College of Art. London, UK.
2019—2020    Member. Learning and Teaching Committee. Royal College of Art. London, UK.
2018—2020    MA Animation Program Student Representative. Royal College of Art. London, UK. 
2019    Founder. MA Animation Creative Forum. Royal College of Art. London, UK.
2012    Tenure Committee Student Representative. Whatcom Community College. Bellingham, WA. 

Panels & Juries
2020    Artist Panel. Accelerate Sessions/Animation Salon: Animated Documentary. Animate Projects + AnimatedDocumentary.com. Online.
2020    Artist Panel. PNCA Unlimited 2020. Online.
2020    PNCA Midterm Review Panels. Portland, OR/Online.
2020    Animators in Conversation: Fiction versus Reality. Royal College of Art 2020 Graduate Exhibition. Online.
2019    Artist Panel. ANILOGUE Film Festival. Budapest, Hungary.   
2019    Artist Panel. DepicT! Showcase. Encounters Film Festival. Bristol, UK.
2018    PNCA Midterm Review Panels. Portland, OR. 
2017–2018    Guest Speaker. Time Arts (Spring and Fall 2017, Spring 2018). Pacific Northwest College of Art. Portland, OR. 
2017    Guest Speaker. Design and Technology for Public Health. Tufts University. Medford, MA. Online. 
2017    Artist Panel. Home-brew 2017: A PDX Animation Showcase. Portland, OR.
2015-2017    Juror. Northwest Animation Festival. Portland, OR. 
2015    Artist Panel. Northwest Animation Festival. Portland, OR.

Memberships
2020—Present    Member. Rhythm and Frames Artist Collective. 
2016—Present    Member. Society for Animation Studies.
2015    Board Member. International Animated Film Association (ASIFA) Portland, OR.

Publications as Author
2020    “Edge of Rhythm and Frames: A Horse Designed by Committee,” Rhythm and Frames, https://rhythmandframes.co.uk/a-horse-designed-by-committee/
2020    “Gaia’s Dream in Lavender,” Missing Observer Studies #3, October 2020. https://huner-francis.info/MOS-3-Rose-Bond
2020    “How to Keep Working In A Pandemic: The Royal College of Art’s MA Animation Graduates Share Their Tips,” Cartoon Brew, July 17, 2020. https://www.cartoonbrew.com/sponsored-by-royal-college-of-art/how-to-keep-working-in-a-pandemic-the-royal-college-of-arts-ma-animation-graduates-share-their-tips-194534.html

Selected Press
2020    Rob Munday, “Februarium!!” Short of the Week, August 11, 2020. https://www.shortoftheweek.com/2020/08/11/februarium
2018    AWN Staff Editor, “ASIFA-Hollywood, AEF Announce 2018-19 Student Scholarship Recipients,” Animation World Network, June 28, 2018. https://www.awn.com/news/asifa-hollywood-aef-announce-2018-19-student-scholarship-recipients
2016    S.W. Conser, Interview, “Words and Pictures: Portland’s Animation Industry,” KBOO Radio, Portland, OR, May 12, 2016. https://kboo.fm/media/49731-portlands-animation-industry
2014    Untitled Magazine, Interview, “Art of the Pixel Winner John Summerson,” Portland, OR, October 17, 2014. http://untitled.pnca.edu/articles/show/7214
2014    CNN This Hour, Interview, “Neil Patrick Harris’ New Project,” New York, NY, September 18, 2014. http://edition.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1409/18/ath.02.html
2014    Submit Magazine, Vol. 8, Images, October 10, 2014.
2014    Fox Van Allen, “‘Painting from Life’ Wins LG’s Art of the Pixel Contest,” Techlicious, September 29, 2014. https://www.techlicious.com/blog/lg-art-of-the-pixel-contest-winner-painting-for-life/
2014    Aaron Scott, “Neil Patrick Harris Talks About Digital Art, PNCA, Hedwig, HIMYM, and Why Actors Need Good Dermatologists,” Portland Monthly, August 26, 2014. https://www.pdxmonthly.com/articles/2014/8/26/neil-patrick-harris-talks-about-digital-art-pnca-closing-hedwig-and-why-actors-need-good-dermatologists-august-2014
2014    Market Watch, “Princess Grace Foundation-USA Announces 2014 Awards Winners in Theater, Dance & Film,” August 15, 2014. https://www.marketwatch.com/press-release/princess-grace-foundation-usa-announces-2014-awards-winners-in-theater-dance-film-2014-08-15
2014    Matt Stangel, “EFFing Portland: What to See (and Why to See It) at Portland’s Experimental Film Festival,” Portland Mercury, May 28, 2014. https://www.portlandmercury.com/portland/effing-portland/Content?oid=12582440
2014    NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region, “Bridging Art With Science to Protect Salmon Habitat,” Spring 2014. https://archive.fisheries.noaa.gov/wcr/stories/2014/19_03032014_pnca_nearshore_habitat_video.html
2014    Untitled Magazine, “Science and Art Intersect,” May 24, 2013.
  


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